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FIDO Alliance certifies security of edge node, IoT devices

The FIDO Alliance has announced the launch of the FIDO Device Onboard (FDO) certification program to enable edge node and IoT device vendors to prove that their solutions adhere to security and interoperability specifications. Certification allows vendors to demonstrate that their products are at low risk of cyber threats, while deploying companies can ensure devices … Read more

Web app, API attacks surge as cybercriminals target financial services

Web application and application programming interface (API) attacks against the global financial services industry grew by 65% in Q2 2023 compared to Q2 2022, accounting for nine billion attacks in 18 months with banks bearing the brunt. That’s according to the High Stakes of Innovation: Attack Trends in Financial Services report from cybersecurity firm Akamai. … Read more

You can now use WebGPU in Cloudflare Workers

You can now use WebGPU in Cloudflare Workers

The browser as an app platform is real and stronger every day; long gone are the Browser Wars. Vendors and standard bodies have done amazingly well over the last years, working together and advancing web standards with new APIs that allow developers to build fast and powerful applications, finally comparable to those we got used … Read more

Workers AI: serverless GPU-powered inference on Cloudflare’s global network

Workers AI: serverless GPU-powered inference on Cloudflare’s global network

If you’re anywhere near the developer community, it’s almost impossible to avoid the impact that AI’s recent advancements have had on the ecosystem. Whether you’re using AI in your workflow to improve productivity, or you’re shipping AI based features to your users, it’s everywhere. The focus on AI improvements are extraordinary, and we’re super excited … Read more

Writing poems using LLama 2 on Workers AI

Writing poems using LLama 2 on Workers AI

Matthew and Michelle, co-founders of Cloudflare, published their annual founders’ letter today. The letter ends with a poem written by an AI running using Workers AI on Cloudflare’s global network. Here’s the code that wrote the poem. It uses Workers AI and the Meta Llama 2 model with 7B parameters and 8-bit integers. Just 14 … Read more

Research reveals 80% of applications developed in EMEA contain security flaws

Veracode, a leading global provider of intelligent software security, today released research indicating applications developed by organisations in Europe, Middle East and Africa tend to contain more security flaws than those created by their U.S. counterparts. Across all regions analysed, EMEA also has the highest percentage of ‘high severity’ flaws, meaning they would cause a … Read more

Half of organisations with cyber insurance implemented additional security measures to qualify for the policy or reduce its cost

Half of organisations with cyber insurance implemented additional security measures to qualify for the policy or reduce its cost

Netwrix has surveyed more than 1,600 IT and security professionals worldwide to reveal how their organisations reduce the financial impact of a data breach via a cyber insurance policy. According to the survey, 44% of organisations are insured and 15% plan to purchase a policy within the next 12 months. Before being offered a policy, … Read more

‘Snatch’ Ransom Group Exposes Visitor IP Addresses

‘Snatch’ Ransom Group Exposes Visitor IP Addresses

The victim shaming site operated by the Snatch ransomware group is leaking data about its true online location and internal operations, as well as the Internet addresses of its visitors, KrebsOnSecurity has found. The leaked data suggest that Snatch is one of several ransomware groups using paid ads on Google.com to trick people into installing … Read more

Immersive Labs adds custom ‘workforce exercising’ for each organizational role

A sudden influx of evolved threats in the last few years has organizations rethink their cyberresilience efforts, and risk-proofing human elements across the board has become ever so relatable. Adding to that viewpoint is the new “workforce exercising” capability Immersive Labs has just rolled out. Already available to all existing subscribers of Immersive Labs’ enterprise-grade … Read more

Akamai Research Finds the Number of Cyberattacks on European Financial Services More Than Doubled in 2023

Akamai Technologies, Inc. has today released a new State of the Internet report that explores existing and emerging cyberattacks against the financial services industry. The new report, The High Stakes of Innovation: Attack Trends in Financial Services, finds that financial services is the third-most attacked vector in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, … Read more