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From CB Insights with Zenedge - Old School Vs. New School: How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Cybersecurity

27 June, 2017 - Blog - We detail how cybersecurity startups are using AI to take a new approach to counter some of the most significant cyber threats.

Cybersecurity companies saw a record number of funding deals last year and on a quarterly basis Q1’17 was the most active quarter for deals to private cybersecurity companies over the last five years. Alongside overall rising investment activity, a number of cybersecurity companies are emerging to offer up novel solutions to age-old cyber threats by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI). According to CB Insights’ AI Deals Tracker, cybersecurity is the fourth most active industry for deals to companies applying AI.

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Daily News Reports from The Register: Heaps of Windows 10 internal builds, private source code leak online - Unreleased 64-bit ARM versions, Server editions among dumped data

By Chris Williams - US Editor - Exclusive A massive trove of Microsoft's internal Windows operating system builds and chunks of its core source code have leaked online.

The data – some 32TB of official and non-public installation images and software blueprints that compress down to 8TB – were uploaded to betaarchive.com, the latest load of files provided just earlier this week. It is believed the confidential data in this dump was exfiltrated from Microsoft's in-house systems around March this year. 

The leaked code is Microsoft's Shared Source Kit: according to people who have seen its contents, it includes the source to the base Windows 10 hardware drivers plus Redmond's PnP code, its USB and Wi-Fi stacks, its storage drivers, and ARM-specific OneCore kernel code. To read original article please click here

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Daily News Reports from Value Walk: Half Of UK Businesses Have suffered A Cyber Security Breach Or Attack In The Last 12 Months

22 June - NEW DATA reveals 76% of UK CEO’s believe a cyber security breach to be a significant threat to business in 2017; significantly higher than global peers at just 61%. Consequently, 97% of British CEO’s are currently addressing possible cyber breaches in their organisation; far higher than the global average figure of 90%. 

Richard Home, UK cyber security partner at PwC comments: “Most business boards now recognise that cyber security is a complex risk that requires their attention. The most successful leaders will be those who define a comprehensive, broad approach to governing cyber security.”

In defence of this, 58% of businesses have sought information, advice or guidance on the cyber security threats facing their organisations. Continue reading original article here

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Daily News Reports from itbusiness.ca: Conexys announces cloud-based enterprise-class bot detection, WAF with Artificial Intelligence and DDoS

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – June 15th, 2017 – Conexsys Communications Limited is pleased to introduce its latest Managed Service offering, Encompass® Cloud, which provides cloud-based, managed cybersecurity for large and mid-sized enterprises in Canada. Powered by ZENEDGE, Encompass Cloud offers enterprise-class BOT detection, Web Application Firewall (WAF) & DDoS mitigation capabilities. 

Taking as little as 24 hours to deploy, and requiring no installation or hardware, Encompass Cloud is completely customizable and essentially creates a cyber security perimeter around an organization’s own perimeter – all web traffic flows through Encompass Cloud prior to going into the organization. Encompass Cloud protects websites, networks and DNS servers from malicious bot traffic, DDoS attacks, malware, and thousands of known and zero-day vulnerabilities. Of particular value to Canadian organizations is that data resides within Canada, and is monitored 24×7 by top cyber security experts. Continue reading full article here

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Daily News Reports from Silicon Republic: Majority of Irish firms woefully unprepared for game-changing GDPR

By John Kennedy - A whopping 66pc of Irish businesses are unaware of the obligations that will be imposed by the GDPR, which is less than a year away. 

Irish businesses are sleepwalking their way into a dangerous new world where they could be exposed to litigation from consumers over how their data is being handled. Unintended storage of CCTV footage, no privacy policies for employees to follow, and lack of awareness of new rights for consumers under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations are an explosive formula. Read full article here

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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 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 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 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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