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Getting the GDPR gremlin off your back

With less than nine months to go until Global Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force across the European Union, businesses should be well underway in their efforts to achieve compliance. However, meeting the demands of GDPR is easier said than done and a substantial proportion of businesses are still showing a worrying lack of preparedness. According to a study ... Read More »

IoT DDoS Threats Loom in Hot New Tech

Ronald Sens, EMEA Director,
A10 Networks

There’s a flood of connected devices making their way into our homes and businesses – a deluge exacerbated by recent holiday gifts and the latest and greatest from CES, where connected devices always take top billing.   From mobile, wearables and car technology to advancements in smart homes, TVs and cameras, the tech world is awash with internet-connected devices. By 2020, ... Read More »

Technology at the Edge: Axis’ top 5 trends to shape 2018

Johan Paulsson, CTO,
Axis Communications

“As Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “the only one constant in life is change.” There is perhaps no better example of this than the technology industry, where innovation is so rapid that even the most fantastic of imagined futures seem like they could become a reality in the not too distant future. As we enter 2018, Axis has put together five ... Read More »

Security Flaw discovered within AMD Secure Processor – Security Pro’s have their say

A security flaw has been discovered on the AMD PSP (Platform Security Processor), which is a chip-on-chip security system, that stores critical system data such as passwords, certificates, and encryption keys, in a secure environment and outside of the more easily accessible AMD cores. AMD has fixed but not released the firmware updates. Much like the Intel ME, the AMD ... Read More »

Welcome to WPA3, the next step in Wi-Fi security

Nearly 14 years after it ratified WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2), the Wi-Fi Alliance has given the world a peek at what might be coming next for wireless security. Perhaps unsurprisingly called WPA3, the draft standard’s announcement at the annual CES Show was brief, but offered clues as to how it might address WPA2’s known problems. The main message is that under ... Read More »

Cyber Security Challenge UK appoints new CEO to expand and diversify its offering

Cyber Security Challenge UK announces the appointment of a new Chief Executive, Colin Lobley, who joins the team from DXC Technology’s (formerly Hewlett Packard Enterprise), Security Services division where he was general manager, UK, Ireland, Middle East.   Colin brings with him expertise in working with both public and private sector organisations. He spent several years working in the civil ... Read More »

Five-member board of experienced security executives to guide technical innovations of Synopsys security products and services

Synopsys today announced that it has formed a Technical Advisory Board (TAB) to guide the technical direction of the Synopsys Software Integrity Group’s security products and services, foster innovation and help ensure long-term business success. The five-member board of experienced software and security executives will counsel Synopsys on broader trends in the software industry, provide input on its solutions strategy, ... Read More »

France to Impose Restrictions on Social Media to Fight Fake News

France have announced plans to impose a new law which will enforce tougher restrictions on social networks to stop the spread of fake news during an election. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Forbes Read More »

Turla Targets Post Soviet States

Russian linked hackers Turla have been targeting consulates in post- Soviet states by using a new tool which uses malware to steal sensitive information, according to recent ESET research. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

Data Protection Bill Amended to Protect Security Researchers

The Government is to amend the data protection bill, in order to protect researchers who work to uncover cyber criminals, after fears were raised that the bill would accidentally criminalize legitimate research. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian Read More »