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Kaspersky statistics confirm the growth of ransomware

According to Kaspersky Lab’s Q1 malware report, the company’s experts detected 2,900 new malware modifications during the quarter, an increase of 14 percent on the previous quarter. Kaspersky Lab’s database now includes about 15,000 ransomware modifications, and the number continues to grow.

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The quantum computing threat to information security

If an exotic quantum computer is invented that could break the codes we depend on to protect confidential electronic information, what will we do to maintain our security and privacy? That's the overarching question posed by a new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology

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SaaS service continuity and resilience surveyed

Plan B has released results of its Software as a Service research, which analyses adoption trends and growth opportunities for SaaS providers, buyers concerns over the cloud, and the current state of play of SaaS resilience and service continuity assurance offered by SaaS providers.

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