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Sophos Expands Commitment to the Channel with New Dedicated Partner Care Offering

Partner Care Delivers 24×7 Administrative and Operational Support to Boost Channel Partner Profitability  IT News Nigeria:  Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, is expanding its commitment to the channel with the addition of Partner Care, a new offering in its global partner program that features a dedicated, 24×7 team of Sophos experts who handle ...

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Prolific Ransomware Groups Intentionally Switch On Remote Encryption for Attacks, Sophos Finds

Sophos says attackers increase their use of Remote Ransomware 62% Annually, based on attacks detected and stopped by Sophos CryptoGuard Technology Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, has released a report, titled “CryptoGuard: An Asymmetric Approach to the Ransomware Battle,” which found that some of the most prolific and active ransomware groups, including Akira, ...

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Sha Zhu Pan Scammers Use Fake Cryptocurrency Trading Pools to Steal More Than $1 Million, Sophos Reports

*Sophos Details the Story of One Scammed Victim in the Trading Pool Who Lost $22,000 in One Week   Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today released findings on a major shā zhū pán (pig butchering) operation utilizing fake trading pools of cryptocurrency (liquidity pools) to steal more than $1 million. The report, “Latest ...

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Sophos Supports Shift to Hybrid Environments with New Generation of Remotely Managed Wi-Fi 6 Access Points

Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today announced the Sophos AP6 Series to support the shift to hybrid environments with a new generation of remotely managed Wi-Fi 6 access points.   The new offering adds another component to Sophos’ secure access portfolio, which includes Sophos Firewall and Sophos Switch.   “With cloud-managed Wi-Fi, Sophos is addressing the need ...

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Adversary-Sponsored Research Contests on Cybercriminal Forums Focus on New Methods of Attack and Evasion, Sophos Research Reveals

*Criminal Community-Sponsored Contests Mirror Cybercrime Trends, Such as Disabling AV/EDR, Cryptocurrency Fraud, and C2 Frameworks   Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today announced that it has uncovered how research contests run by cybercrime forums are helping to inspire new methods of attack and detection evasion.   The contests mirror legitimate security conference ‘Call ...

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Sophos Launches Incident Response Retainer

  *Sophos Retainer Cuts Red-Tape, Allowing Sophos Incident Responders to Quickly Investigate and Remediate Active Attacks *Shorter Attacker Dwell Times Require Faster Response, as Indicated in Sophos’ New Active Adversary Report for Tech Leaders   Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today announced its new Sophos Incident Response Retainer, which provides organizations with speedy ...

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Dwell Time—Time From the Start of an Attack to When It’s Detected—Shrinks to 8 Days in the First Half of 2023, Sophos Finds

  *It Takes Less Than a Day for Attackers to Reach Active Directory—Companies’ Most Critical Asset *The Vast Majority of Ransomware Attacks Occur Outside of Business Hours   Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today released its Active Adversary Report for Tech Leaders 2023, an in-depth look at attacker behaviors and tools during the ...

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Sophos Uncovers New Ransomware Connections

Sophos says it has uncovered new connections between Hive, Royal, and Black Basta Ransomware, adding, recent attacks suggest the 3 Ransomware Groups are sharing playbooks or affiliates IT News Nigeria: Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, released new findings into the connections between the most prominent ransomware groups this past year, including Royal, in ...

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Why We Challenge Data Handlers On Full Compliance – NDPC

NDPC says monitoring is key to the success of the commission and that it is challenging Nigeria Data controllers and processors on full compliance with laws and policy guiding citizen’s personal information  IT News Nigeria: The Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) has urged all banks, telecom operators, educational institutions, government parastatals and other organizations that collect and process data in ...

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Why NDPC Deepens Capacity in Data Journalism – Dr Olatunji

  NDPC Chief says journalists can double in creating awareness on the importance of Data security while also pursue a second career in Data Protection By Stella Onarimi:   NDPC National Commissioner, Dr. Vincent Olatunji has said the Commission is deepening the knowledge base of journalists to enable robust reporting and avail media practitioners opportunities in data protection.     Olatunji ...

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