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Report: Cyber attacks cost M&E industry 9% revenue

Fastly, the specialist in edge cloud platforms, has launched its annual global cybersecurity report, uncovering the scale of cyber attacks against media businesses, with each of these suffering an average of 25 known attacks this year. This report also reveals the hugely damaging financial effects of security breaches, with media businesses losing 9 per cent […]

November 15, 2023

Data: Over 46m potential cyber-attacks per day

More than 46 million signals of potential cyber-attacks are seen on average every single day across the world, according to data released by BT. The cybersecurity experts currently log more than 530 signals of potential attack per second as they guard their global networks against an army of malicious actors seeking to exploit vulnerabilities – […]

October 25, 2023

MultiChoice claims piracy victory

MultiChoice reports it has closed down a video pirate in Krugersdorp, a city north-west of Johannesburg, South Africa. Irdeto provides the protection for MultiChoice systems. The pirate, Pieter Lombard, was convicted for his role in facilitating unauthorised access to copyrighted content. Lombard was arrested on November 12th 2020 in Monument Park, Krugersdorp, with 12 illegal […]

October 25, 2023By Chris Forrester

Research: Malware, phishing attacks on the rise

To mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Plume has shared insights into recent cyber threat activity as part of its ongoing Plume IQ data intelligence reporting. Plume IQ data showed that from the second half of 2021 to the first half of 2023, malware attacks increased by 35 per cent in Japan, and 80 per cent in […]

October 19, 2023

SecurityGen ramps up operations in Middle East

SecurityGen, a provider of cybersecurity solutions and services for the telecom industry, has announced its commitment to supporting the expansion of 5G across the Middle East region as part of its ongoing growth strategy. 5G continues to grow faster than any previous mobile generation in history. But with that comes a greater risk of cyber-attack […]

October 10, 2023

Human Security partners with Locality

Human Security, the cybersecurity player in protecting enterprises by disrupting bot attacks, digital fraud and abuse with modern defence, has announced a new strategic partnership with Locality, the local television solutions provider. The partnership leverages Human’s Ad Fraud Defence solution, MediaGuard, and Locality’s direct access to premium ad inventory to allow brands to unlock value […]

September 20, 2023

BT signs NATS deal

BT has secured a seven-year deal with NATS, the UK provider of air navigation services. NATS handles over 2.5 million flights every year and the new long-term contract will enhance its technology infrastructure by creating a future-fit strategic network architecture to support air traffic operations in the UK. BT will take responsibility for the consolidation […]

August 15, 2023

Report: Increase in sophisticated cybersecurity attacks

Gcore, an international cloud and edge solutions provider, has revealed the findings of its quarterly Gcore Radar report that provides insights into the current state of the DDoS protection market and cybersecurity trends. The report finds that as we entered 2023, the cybersecurity landscape witnessed an increase in sophisticated, high-volume attacks. Key Highlights from Q1–Q2 […]

July 19, 2023

Custos Media Technologies partners with Cyber Shield

Custos Media Technologies, a leading provider of cuOng-edge digital media security soluHons, is pleased to announce the finalisaHon of an exclusive reseller agreement with Cyber Shield, a prominent cybersecurity company based in Saudi Arabia. This strategic partnership aims to deliver Custos Media Technologies’ unique document security products to the EducaHon and Enterprise business segments in […]

June 28, 2023

Friend MTS hires Haynes

Friend MTS, the content security specialist, has announced the appointment of Andy Haynes as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) of Engineering. Haynes has over two decades of experience in cyber security and the media industry.“You can measure the success of a company by the list of customers it works with and consistently retains,” commented […]

June 26, 2023