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Dean is Features Editor at IT Security Guru. Aside from cyber security and all things tech, Dean's interests include wine tasting, roller blading and playing the oboe in his Christian rock band, Noughts & Crosses.

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NHS need to invest seriously into cybersecurity

NHS could save £15 million annually if it invested in cybersecurity after Palo Alto Networks advised  NHS IT Managers the significance of cyber security. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Computing Read More »

Child fools Mums Iphone X security

By just glancing at the latest Apple Iphone X, a child has managed to unlock his mum’s phone throwing more shade on the security mechanism. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Hot For Security Read More »

Forever 21 suffers data breach

US Fashion retailer Forever 21 is currently investigating a potential data breach, with customer payment details thought to have been compromised. Full Story Here ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet Read More »

Token and Envestnet | Yodlee Announce Strategic Open Banking Partnership

– Token, Inc., a turnkey open banking platform provider, and Envestnet | Yodlee (NYSE: ENV), a leading data aggregation and data analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services, today announced a strategic partnership to combine their expertise in PSD2-compliant payments and financial data aggregation. Token’s open banking operating system, TokenOS™, enables banks to generate revenue from PSD2 ... Read More »

NHS IT Managers Cite Prioritizing Cybersecurity as Essential to Improving Patient Trust and Care

Palo Alto Networks®, the next-generation security company, has today released findings of independent research into the state of cybersecurity within the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). Working with Vanson Bourne, 100 NHS IT decision-makers were surveyed on the importance of data security in the wake of recent cyberattacks, preparedness for forthcoming tougher data protection rules, and the development of ... Read More »

Flowmon to address security challenges in SCADA/IoT environment

With years of experience in network monitoring and anomaly detection, Flowmon strengthens its operations in the field of SCADA/IoT security. The security challenges that SCADA/IoT face are ones that Flowmon’s universal network approach can take in its stride. The proper functioning of industrial control systems lies behind crucial processes, such as energy distribution, water management and public transport. According to ... Read More »

Vectra 2018 Cyber Security predictions

Oliver Tavakoli, Chief Technology Officer,

  Ransomware attack trends will split based on motives   Ransomware as a disruptive or destructive attack will increase. Cyber warcraft is the new oil – in essence, total control of corporate networks or industrial plants have become as valuable as energy resources and motivate nation states. However, we will see a decrease in ransomware purely for financial gain as ... Read More »

Cybersecurity wages rise

Due to the current cybersecurity skills shortage, the average wage for a cybersecurity worker has increased by 10.5%. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: TEISS Read More »

Iphone X Face ID security broken already

It has taken long for security researchers to break the new Face ID for Iphone X. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Metro Read More »

WARNING: WW3 could start next year!

A retired US war general has claimed that there is a 51 percent chance of a war involving North Korea breaking out before next summer. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Express Read More »