Financial services organizations are where the money is, and as such will always be prime targets for cybercrime. For many financial institutions, this bot traffic can account for more than half of their overall website traffic — covering both good bots engaged in essential business tasks to bad bots performing malicious activities.more →
Living In the Clouds
You really can’t talk about IT these days without mentioning cloud or something-as-a-service. For some it is hard to remember a time when we did not have the cloud, at least in some basic form. But I do remember the beginnings, and for me the whole cloud journey has come full circle.more →
How can banks protect themselves from DDoS attacks?
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in all sectors are becoming increasingly frequent; a 2018 study by Link11 found there were on average 102 attacks per day between April and June of this year. For banks, in particular, this is a worrying statistic due to the sensitive nature and sheer volume of private customer credentials they hold in their systems.more →
In a 2018 report by McAfee and the Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), it was found that cyber-crime has a global impact of $600 billion every year on businesses, through everything from losses due to system closures to reputation damage. This has affected many companies, with an attack now being a very real possibility for a lot of organizations.more →