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Kane Lightowler is an esteemed author immersed in the intricate world of cybersecurity. With a keen eye on the evolving challenges that organisations face, he delves into the complexities of protecting digital infrastructures against relentless cyber threats. His expertise covers a broad spectrum, from assessing the limitations of traditional antivirus solutions to exploring the multifaceted approaches required to fortify cyber defences.

Understanding the gravity of the issue, Lightowler addresses the conundrum posed by the increasingly connected Internet of Things and the corresponding necessity for robust cybersecurity measures. His insights extend to the strategic staffing of security teams and the identification of clandestine non-malware attacks that elude conventional detection methods. Commitment to aiding small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in bolstering their defences against cyber risks further highlights his dedication to mitigating digital vulnerabilities across the board.

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Security expert shares tips to help SMEs fight off cyber attacks
Fri, 21st Jul 2017
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With high-profile firms in the headlines, does it mean that SMEs face even greater risk? And if it does, what can the smaller entities do about it?.
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How to detect and stop a non-malware (or fileless) attack
Wed, 1st Mar 2017
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Non-malware attacks, which use existing software for malicious activity, are on the rise and traditional AV software is unable to detect them.
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Cyber insurance is only part of the overall security equation
Tue, 24th Jan 2017
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Latest statistics show that more than 28 billion people will be connected to the Internet of Things in 2017, rising to 34 billion-plus next year.
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When antivirus fails, here’s how to choose next-gen antivirus
Mon, 12th Dec 2016
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The ineffectiveness of traditional antivirus , which catches less than half of noteworthy malicious events, is causing untold damage to organisations.
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How to staff your team across the security kill chain
Mon, 8th Aug 2016
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Effective digital security needs people as well as technology. Most organisations are aware of the need to staff up to improve their security.
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How to shift the economic balance of cyber attacks
Tue, 7th Jun 2016
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A harsh reality for the information security sector is that the businesses we are asked to protect are battling businesses that are built to attack.
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Bit9 + Carbon Black makes play for Aussie market
Thu, 26th Nov 2015
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Next-generation endpoint security vendor Bit9 + Carbon Black is upping its local play, opening an Australian sales office.