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FireHost Report Suggests Commodity Cloud Providers are Bolstering Botnet Agility

July 30, 2013

Q2 2013 sees sharp increase in blended, automated attacks BlackHat USA 2013, Las Vegas, NV – July 30, 2013 — Secure cloud hosting company, FireHost, has today announced its Q2 2013 Web application attack statistics, which form part of FireHost’s quarterly Superfecta report. These statistics track the prevalence of four distinct types of cyberattacks* that pose […]

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FireHost report shows cybercriminals are using the cloud to deploy attacks

| July 30, 2013

The report comes the same week of a report by the NASA Office of Inspector General which shows that NASA has overlooked critical security measures and procedures in its implementation of public cloud.  

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FireHost sounds alarm over cloud-dwelling cyber criminals

| July 30, 2013

A new report from secure cloud hosting vendor FireHost appears to show cyber criminals are turning to the cloud to increase the effectiveness of their attacks.  

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Apple overhauls developer site after breach

| July 24, 2013

Apple tells developers that an intruder attempted to take information from its software developer portal. But a researcher who claimed credit says he was merely reporting vulnerabilities.  

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A cloudy start for business promises a bright future

| July 11, 2013

A nebulous concept for some, the cloud is clearing away limitations for smaller businesses that need bigger computing power, as Charles Orton-Jones reports.  

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Security of Social Media: Preventing Simple Hacks that Carry a Huge Cost

Security Week | July 02, 2013

Social Media Accounts are Critical Access Points –  Treat Them as Such. When we talk about security, we often mention protecting social media accounts as a secondary measure to be handled after everything else is properly shielded. Social media, after all, seems trivial and inconsequential compared to protecting the infrastructure that houses your data.

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Zeta Compliance Technologies cuts cloud application response time by 750 percent with FireHost

July 02, 2013

Zeta’s customers benefit from enhanced cloud computing applications London – July 2, 2013 – FireHost, the secure cloud hosting company, has been hosting UK-based Zeta Compliance Technologies’ enterprise software as a service (SaaS) applications in FireHost’s secure cloud infrastructure since January 2013. Zeta Compliance Technologies, which is part of the Zeta Compliance Group PLC, chose […]

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Wallets in the cloud

| June 23, 2013

The real issue is one of improving the security found in these applications via real multifactor authentication and then educating consumers on the improved security.  

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Report on crime against businesses ignores cybercrime

| June 21, 2013

If you count out the largest new market for crimes that has appeared in the last twenty years you are going to produce some rosy crime statistics, showing nice 50%+ drops. However, a report on crime which doesn’t include cybercrime is like a sports study which chooses to ignore football.  

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SMBs spending measly £200 a year on cyber defences

| June 21, 2013

Small to medium sized businesses are spending as little as £200 a year on their cyber security budgets, leaving themselves wide open to attacks from hackers, the UK Home Office has revealed.