The world’s largest DDoS attack took GitHub offline for fewer than 10 minutes

The world’s largest DDoS attack took GitHub offline for fewer than 10 minutes

Posted by SGCS Admin, 03-03-2018

In a growing sign of the increased sophistication of both cyber attacks and defenses, GitHub has revealed that this week it weathered the largest-known DDoS attack in history. DDoS — or distrib...

DDoS Plays a Deadly Role in Cyberattack Arsenal, As Breach Costs Rise to Over $2m

DDoS Plays a Deadly Role in Cyberattack Arsenal, As Breach Costs Rise to Over $2m

Posted by SGCS Admin, 02-03-2018

The financial impact of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks is rising, totalling over $120,000 for SMBs and costing enterprises up to $2.3m, per attack on average. The skyrocketing costs of p...

Don’t Forget the Digital Prenup: Relationship Break-Ups Put Personal Privacy at Risk

Don’t Forget the Digital Prenup: Relationship Break-Ups Put Personal Privacy at Risk

Posted by SGCS Admin, 02-03-2018

With online accounts and connected devices playing an ever-growing role in our daily lives, it has become harder than ever for people in relationships to define the boundaries of personal privacy. But...

Firms failing to learn from cyber attacks

Firms failing to learn from cyber attacks

Posted by SGCS Admin, 01-03-2018

Organisations are failing to learn from cyber attacks, and lax security practices are leaving organisations worldwide open to damaging cyber attacks, a report reveals There is a worrying lack of acti...

Study shows increasing use of AI for cybersecurity

Study shows increasing use of AI for cybersecurity

Posted by SGCS Admin, 27-02-2018

Malware sophistication is increasing as adversaries begin to weaponize cloud services and evade detection through encryption, used as a tool to conceal command-and-control activity. To reduce adversar...

15 steps to protect your company from a cyberattack

15 steps to protect your company from a cyberattack

Posted by SGCS Admin, 24-02-2018

With last year reporting the highest level of cyberattacks yet, this year is a year of prevention. Companies are taking the time to understand how to keep their customer information safe from a cybert...