General Data Protection Regulation

abril 14, 2016

Compute Scotland  The European Parliament has passed the final vote for the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). These approved new data protection rules will strengthen online privacy, streamline legislation between the 28 member states and boost police and security cooperation. Alex Cruz Farmer, our VP of Cloud comments, “This is a great step towards […]

Cyber attack on Lithuanian Parliament – expert comment

abril 12, 2016

Global Security Magazine During a gathering of World Congress of Crimean Tatars, and an international conference on Mass Violations of Human Rights in Occupied Crimea on Monday April 11, the Lithuanian parliament (Seimas) website suffered a cyber attack. Cerniauskas also confirmed that the so-called DDoS attack had been carried out from at least 10,000 computers […]

Industry Reactions to Panama Papers: Feedback Friday

abril 8, 2016

Security Week Hackers breached the systems of Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca and leaked a large number of documents that appear to show how politicians, businessmen and other public figures from across the world used offshore companies to hide their income and avoid paying taxes. Aftab Afzal, our SVP & GM EMEA said that as […]

Huge data breach leaves details of 55 million Filipino voters exposed to hackers

abril 8, 2016

SC Magazine The entire database of the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (COMELEC), including passport info and fingerprint data was breached according to the Philippine government. Aftab Afzal, our senior vice president EMEA said that the breach highlights just how critical it is to have in-depth data / network security polices, processes, tools with real world risk registers. He also […]

Security researchers defeat reCAPTCHA

abril 7, 2016

SC Magazine A trio of security researchers has demonstrated how Google’s reCAPTCHA technology can be broken. The technology is used by Google, Facebook and others to protect websites against spam and abuse. According to a research paper, the researchers managed to identify flaws in the technology that would enable hackers to influence the risk analysis, […]

DDoS: The Reason Why

abril 7, 2016

Cyber Security Trend Featured article by Stephen Gates A DDoS attack is blatantly illegal anywhere, and distressingly common everywhere. In fact, by most analysts’ estimates, it’s getting worse—every online enterprise is worried about this assault, or at least should be.  Of course, some things have changed: The parties involved, the strategies deployed, the technologies used, […]

NSFOCUS Continues EMEA Expansion with appointment of industry veteran

abril 6, 2016

Aftab Afzal Will Oversee New Business Initiatives in Key Markets LONDON, UK. – April 6, 2016 – NSFOCUS IB today announced that Aftab Afzal has joined the company as the new Senior VP and General Manager for the EMEA region. NSFOCUS was founded in 2000 to provide enterprise-level network security solutions and services primarily in […]

Turkish Identity Breach May Affect 50 Million

abril 5, 2016

Infosecurity Magazine A breach of the Turkish national database has confirmed that it contains personal information of around 50 million people. Alex Cruz Farmer, VP of Cloud said that at the time of writing, the validity of the data has not been confirmed, but it could go down as one of the largest data breaches […]

NSFOCUS Appoints Morton Frey VP Customer Success

março 15, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – March 15, 2016 – NSFOCUS IB today announced that Morton Frey, who has built an impressive track record combining hands-on field experience with effective customer interaction to swiftly resolve key issues, has been appointed the new VP of Customer Success. He brings more than 16 years of senior-level experience in the […]

Despite precautions, DDoS attacks becoming more dire, damaging

março 14, 2016

Third Certainty The daily rounds of DDoS assaults launched by ideologues and extortionists continue to rise in magnitude, while sucking up vast amounts of the Internet’s bandwidth. This is continuing even as companies and organizations are spending millions to defend against such attacks. Steve Gates, our Chief Research Analyst said business owners considering anti-DDoS technology […]


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