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News Roundup 20 Sept


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The CIF Blog

Threat Spotlight: Lateral Phishing.  Co-Authored by Asaf Cidon and Grant Ho, Barracuda, Sentinel Team.  Account takeover continues to be one of the fastest growing email security threats, but attackers are starting to adapt, introducing new ways to exploit compromised accounts.

Teaming up with leading researchers at UC Berkeley and UC San Diego, Barracuda researchers uncovered a new and growing type of account takeover attack: lateral phishing. The study found that 1 in 7 organizations experienced lateral phishing attacks over the past seven months.


CIF Cloud Events and Webinars

CIF Industry Members Meeting

Our regular quarterly members meeting. 

  • Wednesday, 25th September'19
  • 3pm - 5pm
  • London

More from the Industry

BrightTALK Panel Discussion | Multi Cloud - Cost, Security and Risk

Interactive discussion where  the panel help you discover effective strategies for deployments, cost and security in a multi-cloud environment advising on;

  • Effective strategies for managing complexity in multi cloud deployments
  • How to think about cost management challenges – what you need to consider
  • Managing and automating security across multiple clouds and applications

The Cybersecurity Show | Season 1

The CyberSecurity Panel with Celerity.

Nayoka and Fran will be delving into the cyber threats that are facing businesses today and how they’re affecting security frameworks and controls currently in place.


CIF Research
New research, from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) with Aryaka Networks, finds financial services organisations are using more cloud-based services than ever before though skills shortages and security concerns are inhibiting progress. The research surveyed 250 IT and business decision makers from UK-based financial services organisations.

In this Report, you will learn:

  • Digital transformation taking hold in financial services

  • Cloud adoption accelerating

  • Cloud fueling uptake of next generation technologies

  • Barriers to adoption


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