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Ransomware on Healthcare Organisations cost Global Economy $92 bn

Since 2014, the US government has suffered 822 breaches affecting nearly 175 million records. Based on the average cost per breached record (as reported by IBM each year), Comparitech estimate these breaches have cost government entities over $26 billion from 2014 to October 2022. In 2018 and 2019, the number of government breaches hit an all-time high with 116 and 118 breaches respectively. In 2020, breaches decreased to 107 before increasing again to 116 in...

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Barrier Networks, a Cybersecurity Managed Service Provider, has announced it has entered into a new partnership with Zurich Resilience Solutions, part of Zurich UK, to help businesses improve their cyber resilience. Zurich Resilience Solutions (ZRS) provides underwriting assurance to underwriters to help them better understand cyber risk and exposures of client environments, as well as cyber risk and resilience advisory services to clients to improve cyber resilience. Barrier compliments ZRS internal cyber risk advisory services, offering...

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Most Inspiring Women in Cyber: This Year’s Top 20

Last night, the winners of this year's Most Inspiring Women in Cyber Awards were revealed during a glittering ceremony at the BT Tower in London. Organised by Eskenzi PR and sponsored by Beazley, BT, KPMG and KnowBe4, the awards celebrated the accomplishments of twenty of the most inspirational women across the globe working in IT and encouraging more women into the industry. Five other “Ones to Watch” were chosen to represent women new to the...

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Hack The Box launches its annual University CTF to inspire the next generation of security professionals to take the fight against cybercriminals

As the cyber skills gap widens to record new levels, disruptive cybersecurity training and upskilling platform, Hack The Box (HTB), has announced its annual global University ‘Capture the Flag’ (CTF) competition that will take place from 2nd - 4th December 2022.      This year’s event, which is open to students and academics at higher education institutions worldwide, is designed to inspire and prepare a new generation of security professionals to join the fight against...

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CGI’s Cyber Escape Experience visits Lincoln

Leading IT solutions provider, CGI, brought its Cyber Escape experience to Lincoln as a part of a UK-wide tour. The escape room-style experience allowed staff, students, and local organisations to learn about online security risks in a fun and interactive way. CGI’s Cyber Escape was hosted at the University of Lincoln, where staff and students were invited to visit the experience and put their knowledge to the test in a simulated “real-life” setting.  Teams from the Lincolnshire Community...

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Gold trophy on Grass Next to Football

With the 2022 Qatar World Cup now underway, Specops Software, a leading provider of password management and user authentication solutions, has today released its findings which observed the commonality of passwords that contained a likely player, country or World Cup-related term within a password. According to the research by Specops, which analysed over 800 million compromised passwords (a subset of a larger list included within its Breached Password Protection list of over 3 billion passwords), it was found ‘Kane’, possibly in reference to England forward Harry Kane, was third in the list of most popular names. In total, Kane appeared within breached password lists over 133,000 times. Digging deeper into...

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Closed Door Security, a leading provider of attack-driven cybersecurity services, today announced it has joined the Cyber Scheme, reinforcing its position as one of the UK’s leading and most widely accredited penetration testers. The Cyber Scheme provides the highest standard of government approved examinations and is essential for technical consultants wishing to gain the NCSC CHECK status, to allow them to carry out penetration testing on public sector and critical national infrastructure networks. As a...

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National Self Care Week: The Zensory’s Top 5 Tips for Self Care at Work

When people think of when to practise self-care, it’s unlikely they think of doing so at work. But, in society today, work-related stress is having a detrimental effect on employee wellbeing. Concerningly, almost half UK employees are close to burnout from work whilst a staggering 79% of British adults feel stressed at least once a month. That is why this National Self Care Week (14-20th November) we want to emphasise the crucial need for employers to establish a culture...

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The Zensory Celebrates International Stress Awareness Week

In 2018, ISMA UK established International Stress Awareness Week (ISAW) to raise awareness for stress prevention, 20 years after they founded Stress Awareness Day. Taking place this week, from 7th-11th November, the movement additionally aims to reduce the stigma associated with stress and mental health, attracting media attention worldwide. With the chosen theme this year being ‘Working Together to Build Resilience and Reduce Stress’, individuals and businesses are encouraged to join forces to help deliver...

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Salt Security API Protection Platform Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Salt Security, the API security company, has announced that it has achieved Microsoft Azure IP Co-sell Ready status, which means that the Salt Security API Protection Platform can be sold and marketed by Microsoft sellers globally. By earning this status, Salt said it can provide its customers with a more streamlined deployment and management process for taking advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform. In addition, the Salt Security API Protection Platform will...

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