NCSC to educate UK politicians on the cyber threat

Monday, 13/March/2017 - at 6:15 PM

The National Cyber Security Centre is to deliver tailored seminars for politicians on how to protect their email communications and voters’ data to defend against cyber threats to the political system NCSC to educate UK politicians on the cyber threat Source: Computer Weekly – IT Security

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Navigating those early stages: research in its many forms

Friday, 10/March/2017 - at 11:35 PM

This is the third in a series of articles charting the progress of participants from HutZero, a new cyber security entrepreneur acceleration programme run by Cyber London (CyLon) and the Centre for Security Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University Belfast Navigating those early stages: research in its many forms Source: Computer Weekly – IT Security

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Paying ransomware attackers perpetuates attacks, says researcher

Friday, 10/March/2017 - at 10:41 PM

Continually evolving ransomware is among the threats organisations need to factor into their cyber defences in 2017, but only once they have taken care of the basics, says Kaspersky Lab researcher Paying ransomware attackers perpetuates attacks, says researcher Source: Computer Weekly – IT Security

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Tech firms to get first look at CIA hacking tools

Friday, 10/March/2017 - at 5:45 PM

WikiLeaks has promised to show tech firms details of what it claims is a leaked arsenal of CIA hacking tools to enable them to prepare fixes before any more are made public Tech firms to get first look at CIA hacking tools Source: Computer Weekly – IT Security

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Huge demand for government cyber defence apprenticeships

Friday, 10/March/2017 - at 8:00 AM

A rush for cyber defence apprenticeships shows young people are looking to cyber security as a viable and interesting career option Huge demand for government cyber defence apprenticeships Source: Computer Weekly – IT Security

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GDPR to place extra burden on ICO, says commissioner

Thursday, 9/March/2017 - at 11:45 PM

The GDPR and global enforcement work will place an extra work burden on the ICO, but government has collaborated on a new funding plan that is awaiting parliamentary approval GDPR to place extra burden on ICO, says commissioner Source: Computer Weekly – IT Security

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Open Rights Group calls for control of spies’ use of zero-days

Thursday, 9/March/2017 - at 6:30 PM

Wikileaks’ publication of documents detailing CIA hacking tools has prompted calls for government to control spy agencies’ use of vulnerabilities in widely used hardware and software Open Rights Group calls for control of spies’ use of zero-days Source: Computer Weekly – IT Security

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Businesses blame rivals for DDoS attacks

Friday, 3/March/2017 - at 6:30 PM

Industrial sabotage is considered to be the most likely reason behind a distributed denial of service attack, a study has revealed Businesses blame rivals for DDoS attacks Source: Computer Weekly – IT Security

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Cloudflare reviews code after Cloudbleed bug leaks data

Friday, 3/March/2017 - at 12:00 AM

Cloudflare has published a detailed analysis of the Cloudbleed data leaks and promised ongoing code reviews to assure customers and partners Cloudflare reviews code after Cloudbleed bug leaks data Source: Computer Weekly – IT Security

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