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A city is US still suffering from ransomware attack

A city in Tennessee is still suffering from a ransomware attack after refusing to pay the $250,000 ransom demand. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine Read More »

Brussels vs Britain: GDPR preparation gap exists between IT professionals across Europe

New research of European businesses, conducted by Kaspersky Lab, has revealed surprising variations in the levels of preparedness for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With less than nine months to go before the regulations become enforceable, there’s a surprising – and worrying – inconsistency of readiness levels across IT decision makers in Europe. With businesses that process personal data ... Read More »

Data-Driven DDoS Defence Decision Making

Mike Hemes, Regional Director,
A10 Networks

The unrelenting wave of multi-vector DDoS attacks has blossomed into a full-fledged systemic problem for organisations of all sizes. And it shows no signs of slowing. To calm the mounting concern over inadequate multi-vector DDoS protection and defence capacity, organisations find themselves tapping already strapped budgets to increase spending on DDoS detection and mitigation. In fact, 74 percent of respondents ... Read More »

Cyber Security Summit & Expo is well under way

There has been a very strong start to the Cyber Security Summit & Expo, taking place at the London Business Design Centre. Speakers so far at largest one-day UK event dedicated to Cyber Security have included Mark Sayers, Deputy Director in Cyber and Government Security at the Cabinet Office, who told delegates that the fight was on “to make the ... Read More »

Nearly 2,000 Jewson customer exposed after breach

Building suppliers,  Jewson has warned their customers that their details may have been compromised following a data breach. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Inquirer Read More »

Cash converter hit by data breach

Cash Converters International, the payday lending and pawnbroking business, has declared it has suffered a cybersecurity breach in its UK locations. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Fool Read More »

Should you fear the Reaper?

Mike Hemes, Regional Director,
A10 Networks

Move over Mirai, there’s a new monstrous botnet in town. The newly-discovered botnet, dubbed “Reaper” or “IoTroop,” appears to be a more powerful strain of the Internet of Things (IoT) attack malware that Mirai was, the previous holder of the IoT botnet crown. And while Reaper hasn’t yet to launch an attack, security researchers warn that it may only be ... Read More »

New Service Station lets you minimize card administration costs

Identity and security company Nexus Group launches the Nexus Service Station. “It lets your users administer a range of tasks required during the lifecycle of their access cards, such as ordering new cards, entering user data and taking photos. This means that your card administration costs can be dramatically reduced,” says Anders Wallbom, product owner of the Nexus Service Station. ... Read More »


Big Data London (BDL), the UK’s largest exhibition and conference for data leaders, today revealed the first findings from the inaugural UK Fourth Industrial Revolution Report. The independent research, sponsored by Big Data LDN and Hortonworks, surveyed how 250 of the UK’s largest data-driven organisations are coping with pre-Brexit pressure to compete against data-savvy competitors globally. The Fourth Industrial Revolution ... Read More »

Elections in 18 nations hacked online

It has been discovered that voting in at least 18 countries may have been manipulated by external campaigns. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Silicon Republic Read More »