ZENEDGE in the News

Feature Article with Yuri Frayman, CEO at ZENEDGE by Canadian Manufacturing - The Next Big Attack: WannaCry could be just the beginning

by Will Mazgay, Digital Editor - Original Article is Here - While the world is still recovering from the global ransomware attack that crippled the digital world, one cybersecurity expert predicts future attacks are on the way, and soon.

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Daily News Reports from MASHABLE: Why you should consider a career change to cybersecurity

The FBI has seen a steady uptick in internet crime complaints since 2013, and cybersecurity is expected to be an even greater concern in 2017. 

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Daily News Reports from Government Technology: Federal Cybersecurity Directive Looms Over Contractors

BY THOMAS GNAU, DAYTON DAILY NEWS, OHIO - The directive will require businesses working with the federal government to protect their cyber data, or have a detailed plan for doing so, by year’s end. (TNS) — Federal contractors need to better protect their government data, or they could lose their business with the government. 

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Daily News Reports from RealBusiness: Doing business online? Ensure you don’t get penalised for data protection breaches

By Andrea Ward is senior associate at McGuireWoods London - The UK government launched its five year National Cyber Security Strategy in November 2016, investing £1.9bn to protect UK businesses from cyber attacks and make the country the safest place to live and do business online. 

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Daily News Reports from HealthLeaders Media: Healthcare Among Industries Most Vulnerable to Cyberattack

By Alexandra Wilson Pecci - Simultaneous attacks on multiple organizations are likely in 2017, according to an AIG report."

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Daily News Reports from InfoSecurity Magazine: Breaches Set to Grow in 2018 but Security Investments Stall

By Phil Muncaster  - More than half (53%) of UK executives think data breach attempts will grow next year but less than half will increase cybersecurity investments, according to Ovum. 

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Daily News Reports from the Financial Times: Overseas requests soar for UK help with cyber crime

Inquiries from prosecutors rise 12%, reflecting London’s role as a financial centre

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Daily News Reports from HealthcareITNews: Denial-of-service attacks on healthcare poised to explode

A recent Neustar report found denial-of-service attacks on healthcare increased 13 percent in the last year, and the U.S. faced 14 percent more attacks than its global counterparts.

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Daily News Reports from The Miami Herald with An Exclusive of ZENEDGE CEO Yuri Frayman: What’s next after ‘massive disruption’ from cyber-attack? A view from the trenches

By Nancy Dahlberg, Technology Editor at the Miami Herald

As the cyber-attack continues to spread around the globe causing massive disruption and damages for universities, hospitals, automakers and many other businesses including FedEx, only one thing is certain: It won’t be the last. 

That’s because the cyber criminals are running a multi- billion enterprise with the help of ultra-sophisticated tools, said Yuri Frayman, co-founder and CEO of Aventura-based cybersecurity company Zenedge. The company, which launched in 2014 after two years of development, helps companies worldwide protect their web applications and networks against cyber-attacks with its proprietary technology.

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Yuri Frayman, CEO, Zenedge, talks with ITSPmagazine about the latest NHS ransomware attack

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Daily News Reports from Bloomberg: Cyber Crime Fears Drive Up Demand for Anti-Hacker Insurance

Market for cyber coverage may triple to $10 billion by 2020.

Risks and damages from hacker attacks fuel coverage demand

For companies and organizations, an attack by hackers can inflict financial losses, corporate embarrassment and legal action. For insurers jumping into the brave new world of 

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Daily News Reports from the Datacenter Journal: GOVERNMENT JOINS FINANCE AT THE TOP OF THE CYBERATTACK LIST

New research reveals that cyberattacks on the government sector doubled in 2016, hiking to 14 percent from seven percent of all cybersecurity attacks in 2015. Attacks on the finance sector also rose dramatically from just three percent in 2015 to 14 percent of all attacks in 2016. 

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Daily News Reports from the Washington Times: Mike Rogers, NSA chief, to Senate: Cyberattack on infrastructure ‘worst-case scenario’

By Dan Boylan  - NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers, who also heads U.S. Cyber Command, warned Washington lawmakers Tuesday that America’s enemies in the cyberspace realm “have grown more sophisticated and assertive” — especially Russia — which is increasingly attempting to undermine democracies across the world through cyberattacks.

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Daily News Reports from the Chicago Tribune: FCC says cyberattack, not John Oliver's net neutrality plea, hampered its website

By Hayley Tsukayama, Washington Post

The Federal Communications Commission said Monday that its website was the target of an attack designed to overwhelm it with traffic and keep people from commenting on its proposals. The attack prevented the FCC from responding to people attempting to submit comments since Sunday night, the agency said.

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Daily News Reports from Enterprise Innovation:  Banks not doing enough to test cybersecurity posture

Reported By Allan Tan 8 May, 2017 -   “Evacuate? In our moment of triumph? I think you overestimate their chances.”

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Daily News Reports from RECODE: Twitter bots are being weaponized to spread information on the French presidential campaign hack

Five percent of the accounts tweeting #MacronGate make up 40 percent of Tweets. BY APRIL GLASER

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Daily News Reports from the Jamaican Observer: Britain, Germany brace for pre-election cyber attacks

7 May 2017 -LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) – Britain and Germany were already beefing up cyber security ahead of key elections even before the hacking attack on France's Emmanuel Macron, months after Hillary Clinton was caught in the online crosshairs.Clinton recently reiterated her view that Russian hacking of her campaign's emails was partly to blame for her defeat in last year's US presidential election to Donald Trump.

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Daily News Reports from WIRED Magazine: Don’t Open That Google Doc Unless You’re Positive It’s Legit

By LILY HAY NEWMAN -  If you get a Google Doc link in your inbox today, scrutinize it carefully before you click—even if it looks like it comes from someone you trust. A nasty phishing scam that impersonates a Google Docs request has swept the internet today, including a decent chunk of media companies. You’ve heard “think before you click” a million times, but it really could save you from a whole lot of hassle.

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Daily News Reports from Consultancy.uk: Severe cybersecurity incidents cost shareholders billions, says CGI

Digitalisation comes with benefits, and pitfalls, for businesses. A new report highlights the cost of severe cybersecurity breaches on the share price of companies in the long-term, which average a  reduction of 1.8%. The research too finds that the long-term negative effect on share price is increasing, creating additional incentives for business owners and the executive to act to prevent breaches where possible. Continue reading here

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Daily News Reports from The Industry Spread: ZENEDGE Expands Cybersecurity in EMEA

By RICARDO ESTEVES  - ZENEDGE, the leading artificial intelligence cybersecurity solutions provider, has announced plans to expand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, areas that already represent 40% of the firm’s total revenues. 

ZENEDGE has appointed Aftab Afzal as Senior Vice President for EMEA Sales to lead the initiative. Based in London and with over 20 years’ experience in Internet security, Afzal has held management positions with leading Internet service providers, end-point protection companies, and cloud security organizations, including NSFOCUS and Akamai Technologies. Continue reading here

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ZENEDGE Increases EMEA Investment to Better Service Growing Need for Cybersecurity and Assist Organizations to Respond to EU and UK Cybersecurity Regulations

Cybersecurity Industry Veteran Aftab Afzal Joins ZENEDGE to Lead EMEA Sales

Aventura, FL and London, UK  – May 3, 2017  -  ZENEDGE, a leading provider of cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI) driven Web Application Firewall (WAF), malicious bot detection and DDoS cybersecurity solutions, announced today plans to increase its presence in EMEA, which currently represents 40% of the company’s total revenues. Mr. Aftab Afzal has joined ZENEDGE as SVP EMEA Sales to spearhead the expansion. This announcement follows the recent global infrastructure expansion with data center provider Equinix, including new Mega-POPs in London and Frankfurt to better service European customers.

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Daily News Reports from ZDNet: The average DDoS attack cost for businesses rises to over $2.5m

By Charlie Osborne for Zero Day  - Read Full Article - Neustar says that the enterprise is finding it more difficult than ever to stem the financial cost of DDoS campaigns. DDoS campaigns are on the rise and the enterprise can now expect a bill of at least $2.5 million every time they become a victim.

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Daily News Reports from Xconomy: The State of Cybersecurity Insurance Today

By Robert R Ackerman Original Article is Here Cyber incidents are considered the No. 1 emerging risk for enterprises long-term. No surprise, then, that cybersecurity insurance policy premiums are approaching $2.75 billion a year. Some experts believe this figure will grow to roughly $20 billion by 2025. 

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