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Cyber risk rises to top of corporate agenda: Marsh survey

Cyber risk has been elevated to the top of the corporate agenda for organizations doing business in Europe according to a survey conducted by Marsh. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect in May 2018, is one of the key drivers of this rise.

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Manufacturing companies bear the brunt of ICS computer attacks

In the first half of the year, manufacturing companies were the most susceptible to cyber threats: their industrial control system (ICS) computers accounted for about one third of all attacks, according to the Kaspersky Lab report ‘Threat landscape for industrial automation systems in H1 2017’.

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DNS attacks: telecoms industry is the top target

EfficientIP has published its latest report on cyber security in the global telecoms industry. The report states that telecoms organizations face the most DNS-based attacks, and each attack costs companies an average of £460,000 to remediate.

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