EfficientIP, leading specialist in network protection, have revealed in its 2018 Global DNS Threat Report that the higher education sector ranks as one of the worst business sectors to handle potential cyber threats. As Universities continue to be a hot target for hackers. The report details that almost three-quarters ofRead More
The Unwanted Visitors You’re Letting Into Your Home: How Second-hand Smart Home Technology is Compromising Your Safety
127 million smart home units are expected to be sold in the US in 2018, with the global smart home market expected to be worth 53.45 billion USD by 2022. With 55% of smart device owners in the dark about how they actually work, could those who bought second-hand smartRead More
Three Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research have been recognised by the National Cyber Security Centre & Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council recently.
These UK universities have been recognised as Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR), highlighting the country is leading the way in cyberRead More
Head of Cyber, and EVP (Executive Vice-President) for Cyber Security for Nuvias Group, Ian Kilpatrick has issued his predictions on IT Security for 2018:
1. Security blossoms in the boardroom
Sadly, security breaches will continue to be a regular occurrence in 2018 and organisations will struggle to deal with them. New security challenges
In the wake of Reaper, the latest IoT botnet, Paul Lipman, CEO of award winning consumer cybersecurity company, BullGuard, has urged the security industry and device manufacturers to address the growing threat from unprotected smart devices.
The call follows the discovery of the latest Internet of Things (IoT) botnet threat, known alternatively asRead More
With increased specialisation in the ransomware supply chain, some ransomware sellers are pulling in six-figure salaries from the burgeoning underground economy.
Carbon Black, the leader in next-generation endpoint security, today announced the release of: “The Ransomware Economy: How and Why the Dark Web Marketplace for Ransomware Is Growing at a RateRead More
Professionals working in IT are marking their companies down when it comes to their ability to prevent, detect and manage the consequences of a data breach, according to a Ponemon report on the impact of data breaches commissioned by Centrify, the leader in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services.
The globalRead More
Top UK banks, insurers and telecom companies will soon seek cyber security solutions from Israel in September, as part of an effort by the British Government to protect companies and institutions from hackers. Starting on Monday 11th September, Aviva Insurance, BT, Goldman Sachs, RBS, Visa and others will host leadingRead More
Britain’s top firms and charities urgently need to do more to protect themselves from cyber attack, according to new Government research and a ‘cyber health check’ published recently.
One in ten FTSE 350 companies said they operate without a response plan for a cyber incident (ten per cent) and less thanRead More
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