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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 »

2017 saw UK firms blasted by cyber attacks

A new cyber report from Beaming found that UK firms were hit by over 230,000 cyber attacks in 2017 with the main targets being connected devices. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Infosecurity Magazine Read More »

South Korean Winter Olympics being targeted by Hackers

News has broken that the next month’s Winter Olympics is being targeted by hackers. The report by McAfee found malware-infected emails were sent last month to organisations linked to Pyeongchang Games. Although those responsible were not identified, attacks are likely to increase in the build to the Pyeongchang Games. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »

Approx 30,000 Medicaid patients details breached

The confidential and personal data of 30,000 Medicaid patients has been breached after hackers gained access, according to Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: IBTimes Read More »

Personal Phones banned in West Wing of White House

A ban has been issued on all personal mobile devices in the West Wing. It is believed the action is an attempt to avoid any further damaging leaks occuring from the Trump administration. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Infosecurity Magazine Read More »

Fujitsu’s Top Five Predictions For Security In 2018

Paul McEvatt, Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager, UK & Ireland and Bryan Campbell Senior Security Researcher & Fujitsu Distinguished Engineer,
Fujitsu UK & Ireland

Using CTI to support a back to basics approach   Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) can be defined in many different ways and it can simply be a threat feed. In the coming year, it will be important to use threat intelligence to provide an early warning system to customers and context to threats. In short, by doing the hard work, ... Read More »

McAfee acquires the worldwide leader in the CASB market segment

McAfee today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Skyhigh Networks. With the close of this deal, Skyhigh Networks becomes part of the McAfee Cloud Security Business Unit.   Skyhigh is an ideal complement to McAfee’s strategy – one focused on building and optimising mission-critical cybersecurity environments for the future. Skyhigh Networks pioneered the cloud access security broker ... Read More »

Half of UK Businesses Are Fearful Robotic Process Automation

A recent OnePoll survey1 for Ultima has found more than half (57 per cent) of the UK’s SMEs fear big businesses use of robotic process automation will help to drive them out of business in the next five years, yet 10 per cent believe that automating repetitive, time-consuming tasks is not important to their success.   However, the survey found ... Read More »

Phishing attacks on Cloud-based systems the new thing for criminal activity

Cyber criminals have discovered a way of using Google App Scripts that will trigger the download of malware hosted on the Google drive of any computer. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine UK Read More »

Apple devices also impacted by Intel vulnerabilities

Apple has warned its customers that the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities will affect Mac systems and iOS devices. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet Read More »