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Creative Employment in Cyber Security

Webinar: Creative Employment in Cyber Security Date: 5th October 2017 Time: 11:00am Duration: 75 minutes Speakers include: Shan Lee, Information Security Officer at TransferWise; James Hadley, Founder/CEO of Immersive Labs; Vicki Gavin from The Economist Group; Emily Swiatek of NAS   Throughout Security Serious Week this year, during the first week of October, it will be putting on webinars every ... Read More »

RANSOMWARE – ORGANISATIONS MUST DISRUPT CYBER ATTACKS BEFORE THEY BECOME A BUSINESS DISRUPTER

Dimension Data, the global ICT services and solutions provider, and Cisco, have joined forces and published a white paper to help organisations stay ahead of ransomware threats. Called Ransomware: The Pervasive Business Disruptor the paper looks at ransomware trends and impacts, and how to respond before a threat becomes a business disruptor. According to a Cisco 2017 Mid-Year Cyber Security ... Read More »

37 Percent of Global Organisations Unsure if They Need to Comply with GDPR

With the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) deadline set for 25 May next year, an independent global survey commissioned by WatchGuard Technologies, shows that many organisations are ill-prepared due to uncertainty about the criteria for compliance. The results show that a staggering 37 percent of respondents simply don’t know whether their organisation needs to comply with GDPR, while 28 percent ... Read More »

Gartner Says Finance Is Moving to the Cloud Much Faster Than Expected

A major shift is taking place in how organisations select their financial management applications, with a migration to cloud applications happening faster than expected, according to Gartner, Inc. A recent Gartner survey of senior finance executives found that by 2020, 36 per cent of organisations will use the cloud to support more than half of their transactional systems of record. ... Read More »

Artificial Intelligence – how could it potentially help bridge the Cyber-skills Gap

Webinar: Artificial Intelligence – how could it potentially help bridge the Cyber-skills Gap Date: 4th October 2017 Time: 10:30am Duration: 75 minutes Speakers include: Pete Warren, Chairman at Cyber Security Research Institute; Andrew Jones, Professor of Cyber Security at University of Hertfordshire; Mark Deem, Partner at Cooley LLP.   Throughout Security Serious Week this year, during the first week of ... Read More »

Incentives to make the UK a hub for cyber-security companies

Webinar: Incentives to make the UK a hub for cyber-security companies Date: 3rd October 2017 Time: 10:00am Duration: 75 minutes Speakers include: Andrew Mulvenna, founder of Brightpearl; Katie Bilton at CyLon Throughout Security Serious Week this year, during the first week of October, it will be putting on webinars every day to tackle the theme of “Building Awareness and Bridging ... Read More »

Hackers can remotely access and manipulate wireless syringe infusion pumps

Internet connected medical devices have increasingly become commonplace. However, such devices could potentially be hacked by cybercriminals. New vulnerabilities uncovered by a security expert show that wireless syringe infusion pumps could be remotely accessed by hackers, who could also exploit the bugs to manipulate the operations of the device. The US Industrial Control Systems (ICS) CERT has issued out an alert, which details ... Read More »

Insurers increasingly concerned about silent cyber exposure

Around half of industry practitioners see the risk of silent cyber exposure – potential cyber-related losses due to silent coverage from insurance policies not specifically designed to cover cyber risk – as growing over the coming year, according to Willis Re. In the Willis Re survey, respondents were asked to assess the extent to which, over the next 12 months, ... Read More »

New malware in India which steals money through mobile phones: Report

A new malware Xafecopy Trojan has been detected in India which steals money through victims’ mobile phones, cyber security firm Kaspersky said in a report. Around 40 per cent of target of the malware has been detected in India. “Kaspersky Lab experts have uncovered a mobile malware targeting the WAP billing payment method, stealing money through victims’ mobile accounts without their knowledge,” the report ... Read More »

Popular Minnesota state park hit with malicious malware, warns visitors to check their credit cards

The popular Tettegouche State Park on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota said its computer systems have been infected with malware, authorities confirmed on Friday (8 September). The malware was discovered on 25 August after security specialists noticed a spike in “unusual activity” around 4pm. The state park said experts initiated actions to isolate the site, protect sensitive ... Read More »