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Alert Logic announces results of cybersecurity professionals survey as they celebrate their 3-year anniversary in Cardiff

Alert Logic, a leading voice in the cybersecurity industry providing security-as-a-service solutions for the cloud has found that security professionals are most concerned about the development of advanced threats, in a survey conducted to understand where the industry sees cyber threats moving in 2018. According to the results, conducted with 400 cybersecurity professionals, 62% cited the detection advanced threats as ... Read More »

Retailers experience two cyber attacks every week

Retailers are responding to cyber attacks on average twice a week — this is according to the latest research from Zynstra, an enterprise-grade IT software provider. 16% of retailers said they experienced an attack or attempted attack every day, 11% said they responded 2-3 times per week, and 64% said once a month. The incidence of cyber attacks was found ... Read More »

Spearphishing Reels in Big Profits

The dramatic increase in phishing attacks (especially spear phishing emails) in the last few months raises serious concerns among business corporations. Join AppRiver‘s security experts as they go through the process of such highly-targeted attacks, the ways users are usually approached and suggest how users can stay protected. To get the latest insights from AppRiver,  sign up to their blog. Read More »

Russian hacker group Buhtrap targeting largest EU banks

The Russian government has begun working with Russia’s Central Bank to develop a package of measures aimed at fighting Buhtrap, the recently discovered  hacker group, which, to date, has stolen around RUB 4 billion (£42 million) from Russian and Western banks, and is reportedly planning further attacks on the EU banking system. An official spokesman of Xenia Yudaeva, the first ... Read More »

Former MI5 Director General Dame Stella Rimington to open IP EXPO Manchester 2016

Annual IP EXPO Manchester event welcomes the original ‘M’ to keynote programme IP EXPO Manchester, part of Europe’s number one enterprise IT event series, has announced that Dame Stella Rimington, former Director General of MI5 and the real-life inspiration for ‘M’ in the James Bond series, will be the opening keynote speaker at this year’s event. Taking place on Wednesday ... Read More »

Forget about antivirus and phishing – cybercrime has industrialised and we need a new approach to combat it

Andy Thomas,
Managing Director, Europe, CSID & Adam Tyler CIO CSID

Bernard Hogan-Howe’s comments are a recognition that things cannot continue as they are: banks are fighting an expensive, losing battle against cybercrime, and carrying the can for the overall slow response to the explosion in online fraud. Cybercrime has moved on, and while people do need to take more responsibility for their use of technology, his proposals aren’t the solution. ... Read More »

Getting to Grips with Cyber-Security

Bob Tarzey,

Presented by Bob Tarzey, Analyst and Director, Quocirca Ltd Watch HERE The majority of organisations across Europe and UK now accept that targeted attacks are a serious problem. Quocirca’s presentation reviews recent research into the perception of cyber-threats, the impact they can have and the before, during and after measures organisations are putting in place to protect themselves against them. ... Read More »

Survey shows lack of concern around cyber security from UK students

Students aren’t concerned about cyber security despite 77% seeing it as a growing threat. Only 17% of students are genuinely concerned by cyber security despite it affecting many of them, finds a new survey by Jisc, the digital services and solutions organisation for UK education and research. Students are unsurprisingly more worried about grades (90%), but are also more often ... Read More »

Lookers takes security up a gear with Hexis Cyber Solutions

Leading automotive retailer and distributor adopts next generation endpoint security solution to protect and secure sensitive business information Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc. (Hexis), a wholly-owned subsidiary of The KEYW Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: KEYW), has announced that automotive retailer and distributor, Lookers plc, is using its HawkEye G next-generation endpoint security solution in the UK and Ireland. HawkEye G is being used ... Read More »

Iran Accuses US of Cyber-Attacks Against the Iranian Oil Ministry Website

Iranian cyber police are accusing the US of orchestrating cyber-attacks against the website for the Iranian oil ministry. Brigadier General Kamal Hadianfar said the attacks lasted four days during the Iranian New Year. The issue is being pursued through legal organizations, and a letter was written to the US about the issue. View full story Read More »