Sophos report reveals stark reality of cybercrime-as-a-service
The report addresses how ransomware remains one of the greatest cyber crime threats to organisations with operators innovating their extortion tactics.
KuppingerCole says EPDR market to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025
Analysts from KuppingerCole have predicted that the Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response (EPDR) market is set to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025.
Manufacturing sector pays highest average ransomware payment
"Manufacturing is an attractive sector to target for cybercriminals due to the privileged position it occupies in the supply chain."
A dangerous game of hide and seek
A recent report by Sophos shows that cybercrooks are hiding (or dwelling) in the networks of smaller businesses for much longer than their larger counterparts.
Sophos uncovers rampant rise of ransomware in manufacturing
Sophos' new survey report on ransomware in manufacturing and production found that the sector had the highest average ransom payment across all sectors.
Updating your cyber resilience with MDR
The pressure on IT teams across Australia is at boiling point. A rise in cybercrime combined with a lack of skilled cybersecurity personnel and changes in the way people work.
Cyber insurance. A changing of the guard.
To obtain cyber insurance, organisations need to take a more mature approach to their security strategies by prioritising improving their cyber defences first, before investing in cyber insurance.
Ransomware ravages retail sector, with 75% increase in attacks
Globally, 77% of retail organisations surveyed experienced a 75% increase from 2020. This is also 11% more than the cross-sector average attack rate of 66%.
Enterprises increasingly prioritising budget for cybersecurity
Sophos has released additional findings from its report, The Future of Cybersecurity in APJ, revealing businesses are increasingly prioritising cybersecurity.
Sophos reveals latest ransomware trend impacting orgs
Sophos has announced in a new whitepaper that Hive, LockBit and BlackCat, three prominent ransomware gangs, consecutively attacked the same network.
Hive, LockBit, BlackCat ransomware gangs attack same network
Each ransomware gang left its own ransom demand, and some of the files were triple encrypted, according to a new report from Sophos.
Sophos links three expert security teams together with X-Ops
Sophos X-Ops leverages the predictive, real-time, real-world and researched threat intelligence from each group.
Education institutions hit hard by ransomware - study
The findings reveal that education institutions are increasingly being hit with ransomware, with 60% suffering attacks in 2021 compared to 44% in 2020.
Sophos reveals latest tactics of BlackCat ransomware group
Sophos has revealed that the ransomware gang BlackCat has added Brute Ratel, a pentesting tool, to its arsenal of attack tools.
Ransomware attacks on education institutions increase
Education institutions are increasingly being hit with ransomware, with 60% suffering attacks in 2021 compared to 44% in 2020.
Sophos uncovers latest cyber attack trends in Playbook report
Research finds that there has been a 36% increase in cyber attack dwell time, with a median intruder dwell time of 15 days in 2021 versus 11 days in 2020.
Ransomware attacks on healthcare increased 94% in 2021
New research has revealed a 94% increase in ransomware attacks on the organisations within the healthcare sector during 2021.
Somerville wins 2022 Sophos ANZ Partner of the Year Award
Sophos has announced the winners of its Australia and New Zealand Partner Awards for 2022, including Somerville as its Partner of the Year.
Ransomware hits 65% of organisations in Singapore
Next-generation cybersecurity firm Sophos has released its annual survey and review of real-world ransomware experiences in the State of Ransomware 2022.
Cybersecurity starts with education
In 2021, 80% of Australian organisations responding to the Sophos State of Ransomware study reported being hit by ransomware.
Sophos named Gartner Peer Insights Customers Choice for network firewalls
The company earned the highest overall customer rating among vendors with at least 150 verified customer reviews.
80% of Australian organisations hit with ransomware in 2021
"The proportion of victims paying up also continues to increase, even when they may have other options available."
Sophos unveils cloud protection advancements with Linux and offerings
Sophos has unveiled advancements to Sophos Cloud Workload Protection, including new Linux host and container security capabilities.
Sophos achieves perfect scores in SE Labs protection tests
Sophos' endpoint products have been ranked top in protection and false-positive tests for enterprise, small businesses, and consumers.