Teenagers are being encouraged to register their interest in taking part in a cyber security schools programme being rolled out as part of plans to help the nation address the risk of a future skills shortage – with the government recently launching a new website where students, teachers and industryRead More
The cost of recovering from of a security breach for UK organisations has been estimated in a new report launched today by NTT Security, the specialised security company of NTT Group. The 2017 Risk:Value report, the company’s third annual study of business decision makers’ attitudes to risk and the valueRead More
Millions are at serious risk of hacking and don’t know it – with fitness trackers, smart TVs and even children’s toys among the most vulnerable items, according to new research from consumer security specialist, BullGuard.
Excluding smartphones, tablets and PCs, the average UK adult owns three internet-connected devices, including locks, petRead More
New research reveals global organisations gamble their business future on poorly designed network security solutions, as Global DNS Threat Survey Report from EfficientIP estimates DNS-based attacks cost businesses more than $2M annually.
EfficientIP, a leading provider of network services, recently announced the results of its 2017 Global DNS Threat Survey Report. It exploredRead More
IT Security vacancies increased by 6.2% during the year ending 30 April 2017, according to the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).
There was strong demand for IT Security staff from the Accountancy (40%), Retail and Education sectors, all of whom hold huge amounts of sensitive data. While the largest industryRead More
Flickering lightbulbs, scary Barbie dolls, infected computer networks and cities out of action. Could this be the brave new world of the Internet of Things (IoT), if we neglect IoT security? Ian Kilpatrick, EVP Cyber Security for Nuvias Group, discusses the unstoppable growth of IoT and the necessity for organisationsRead More
Businesses large and small are being urged to protect themselves against cyber crime after new Government statistics found nearly half of all UK businesses suffered a cyber breach or attack in the past 12 months.
The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 reveals nearly seven in ten large businesses identified a breach or attack,Read More
While data breaches destroy customer confidence, impact revenues, attract large regulatory fines and cost C-levels their jobs, 76% of data security professionals believe in the maturity of their data security strategy, according to a new study. Despite heavy investments in a variety of data security tools as part of theirRead More
Tony Evans from Wick Hill (part of the Nuvias Group) highlights the risks of Wi-Fi and provides some advice for delivering a secure hotspot.
The fact that Wi-Fi stands for Wireless Fidelity hints at how long Wi-Fi has been around, but it was only in 1999 that the Wi-Fi Alliance formed as aRead More
Armour Communications, a provider of specialist, secure communications platforms explains in a paper published today entitled, Is someone listening in on your confidential calls?, how the latest 4G network fails to solve the problem of electronic eavesdropping. Firms’ intellectual property (IP) and commercially sensitive information can still be listened intoRead More