Top 5 Cybersecurity Facts, Figures, and Statistics for 2017

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Cybercrime damage costs to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021 Cybersecurity spending to exceed $1 trillion from 2017 to 2021. Unfilled cybersecurity jobs will reach 1.5 million by 2019 Human attack surface to reach 4 billion people by 2020. Up to 200 billion IoT devices will need securing by 2020. What does it all mean? Last year, Ginni Rometty, IBM’s … Read More

Cybercrime Cost $126 Billion, Affected 689 Million People In 2015

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“The cost of cybercrime reached a whopping $126 billion during 2015 and affected 689 million people in 21 countries, an annual study found. The Norton Cyber Security Insights Report 2016 also found a 10 percent increase in online fraud compared to the year before, based on data from 17 countries where it conducted the survey in both years.” Read the … Read More

4 Cybersecurity Stats That Will Blow You Away

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“The global cybersecurity market could grow from $122.45 billion today to $202.36 billion by 2021, according to a new report from Research and Markets. The firm believes that growth will be driven by an increase of connected objects across the Internet of Things, relaxed BYOD (bring your own device) policies at work, and the need for tighter application security. It … Read More

As Cybercrime Rises, So Does Spending On Cyber Security

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“Cisco points out that, ‘Cybercriminals have refined their back-end infrastructures to carry out attacks in ways that increase efficiency and profits’ and thus every industry, from financial services to entertainment, is vulnerable to such risks. In 2015, cybercrime ranked as the second most reported economic crime. Increasingly frequent and precision-based cyber-attacks call for a stronger fortification against them. “The global … Read More

Garland Technology and NextComputing Launch a New Technology Partnership

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Leading network TAP manufacturer, Garland Technology, has partnered with NextComputing, the premier OEM supplier of open, full packet capture systems. Together, they will provide joint solutions for 100% lossless packet capture for forensics, security and monitoring applications. Buffalo, NY—Garland Technology, the leading manufacturer of network TAPs (test access points) has announced a technology partnership with NextComputing, the premier OEM supplier … Read More

Data Breach Scenarios from the Field

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The Verizon RISK Team performs cyber investigations for hundreds of commercial enterprises and government agencies annually across the globe. In 2015, they investigated more than 500 Cybersecurity incidents. They shared some of the details in a recent report of how they solved the cyber crimes. View the PDF report here: http://www.verizonenterprise.com/resources/reports/rp_data-breach-digest_xg_en.pdf

NextComputing Joins the Cisco Solution Partner Program

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NextComputing announced that it has joined the Cisco® Solution Partner Program as a Solution Partner. The Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program, NextComputing is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities, performance and … Read More

Introducing an Enhanced Federation Manager for Remote Data Collection and Aggregation

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NextComputing has announced an enhanced Federation Manager™ option for the Packet Continuum™ capture platform. The enhanced Federation Manager enables remotely-located Packet Continuum sensors to be federated in a single framework with common RESTful API and UI. It also allows direct access to each sensor regardless of location within an enterprise or organization for aggregation of its real-time BPF active triggers, … Read More

NextComputing Announces an Automated Workflow Solution for Wireshark

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NextComputing has announced automated PCAP extraction workflow capability for its widely-used, real-time, open PCAP solution, Packet Continuum. Automated PCAP workflow capability presents a great benefit to the Wireshark community, as well as other open-source network forensics software tools such as the Security Onion suite. “The challenge for users of Wireshark and other widely-used open source packages is they have wonderful … Read More