Tuesday , 25 April 2017


Cyber security centre of excellence to open at Cardiff University

A new research centre set up to provide world-leading research into the ever-growing problem of cyber security has today been launched by Cardiff University and Airbus.  The Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Analytics will be located at Cardiff University’s School of Computer Science and Informatics and will be the first centre of its kind in Europe.  Together with experts ... Read More »

Global survey reveals the impact of declining trust in the Internet on e-commerce

A new global survey reveals that Internet users are increasingly concerned about their online privacy, and that 49 percent of users polled say lack of trust is their main reason for not shopping online. The survey, conducted by Ipsos and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), in collaboration with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and ... Read More »

Cyber Security is a ‘people problem’ says IISP Survey

…but more companies say they are better prepared to deal with a breach or incident Over 80% of security professionals identify ‘people’ as the industry’s biggest challenge compared to technology and processes, according to the results of the second annual survey from The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP).  The survey also indicates that while 60% of respondents still feel ... Read More »

Can an IoT device ever be secure?

Ian Marsden, CTO,

The cyber threat has never been greater, with high profile DDoS attacks putting the issue high on the agenda for both businesses and governments. Only at the end of last year an attack which was reported to be the largest of its kind, brought down most of the internet across the UK and America. The growth of such incidents stems ... Read More »

365 day countdown to GDPR: the ultimate checklist

The General Data Protection Regulation will come into force on the 25th of May 2018 and will require organisations to comply with a host of strict data protection rules for processing data of EU residents or face substantial fines as a result of non-compliance. This panel discussion will consider the regulation and what it means in a BREXIT context as ... Read More »

FireMon study confirms security management solutions critical to avoiding data breaches

FireMon, the leader in Intelligent Security Management, today announced results from a survey conducted at the RSA Conference that assessed the views of 350 IT security professionals on the importance of firewalls in the battle to prevent data breaches. The poll found that 72% of respondents agreed that no matter how much money is spent on IT security, it is wasted ... Read More »

eperi sets sights on the UK for rapid growth

eperi, the leading provider of cloud data protection (CDP) solutions, has announced expansion to the UK market to address cloud data protection in the wake of high Microsoft Office 365 adoption and the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe.  A recent winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year in the Open Source on Azure category, eperi hopes to ... Read More »

Half of UK businesses hit by Cyber Attack

The British government has announced that nearly half of all UK businesses had identified at least one cyber security breach or attack in the last 12 months. The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 details the business action on cyber security and the costs and impacts of cyber breaches and attacks. The survey, which was completed by 1,500 UK business and ... Read More »

New survey shows 78% of eCommerce websites at risk

Security scans performed on 60,000 Magento websites, the most popular e-commerce platform, show that 78% are missing critical security patches, while 5% are confirmed to have payment card data harvesting malware stealing their customer details. The scans were carried out, in the last week, using Foregenix’s free online scanner, WebScan. The findings follow a number of high profile breaches of ... Read More »

Almost 40 per cent of industrial computers faced a cyberattack in the 2nd half of 2016

On average two-in-five computers, related to the technological infrastructure of industrial enterprises, faced cyberattacks in the second half of 2016. This is a finding from Kaspersky Lab’s report “Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems. The second half of 2016.” The percentage of industrial computers under attack grew from over 17 per cent in July 2016 to more than 24 per ... Read More »