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The Art of Cybersecurity: A New Message for Infosecurity Europe

by Ian Heritage

Modern cybersecurity bosses operate in a parallel bz universe to the majority of their friends and family. Theirs is a chaotic and volatile world where a determined enemy is continually evolving its tools and tactics to evade detection. Complexity and risk is everywhere, and the stakes couldn’t be higher: financial losses, customer attrition and even social and political instability. The question is: out of all this chaos and complexity, is it possible to create something ordered, and even beautiful?

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Gearing up for another jam-packed Infosecurity Europe show

by Bharat Mistry

At Trend Micro we’ve been protecting our customers continuously for the past 31 years. For much of that time, Infosecurity Europe has been the leading industry event in the region for cybersecurity professionals, offering a fantastic opportunity to network, share best practices and war stories, and hear about the latest trends in threat defence.

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Business Process Compromise: European Firms Struggle to Tackle a Misunderstood Threat

by Bharat Mistry

Business Process Compromise (BPC) cyber-attacks are not often covered in the media. Their distant relative — the similarly sounding Business Email Compromise (BEC) — tends to get most of the billing, especially after the FBI branded it the most costly threat of 2018. But the truth is that this broad category of attacks is a major threat to organisations. Last year we revealed that 43% of US and European firms had been impacted by BPC.

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AI and the future of cybersecurity at GOVSEC 2019

by Bharat Mistry

Cybersecurity is difficult to get right. On the one hand, CISOs are very much impacted by a highly volatile threat landscape. The tools, tactics and techniques used by cyber-criminals to attack their organisation evolve fast to exploit newly found weaknesses and take advantage of wider trends. The recent spike in crypto-jacking, for example, came about only after the value of digital currencies soared. Yet on the other hand, security leaders must be more measured. Only by stepping back and taking a more considered view of the industry untroubled by immediate threats can strategic, longer term decisions be made in the best interests of the business.

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