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Launch Of HITB+CyberWeek To Drive A Cyber Smart World.

Hack In The Box (HITB), known for its cutting-edge technical talks and trainings in computer security, is launching its biggest global event to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 12-17 October 2019. HITB+CyberWeek will bring together the world’s top thinkers and cyber security experts to share their latest knowledge, ideas and techniques among security professionals but also students. Dhillon Kannabhiran, Founder and CEO of Hack in the Box said, “We live in a digital...

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Why IP EXPO Manchester 2019 Is Not To Be Missed.

It’s a week to go until IP EXPO Manchester 2019 brings leaders in the technology industry together under one roof to educate attendees on the latest IT innovations to help drive their business forward. Taking place on 3rd and 4th April at Manchester Central, the event now encompasses cyber security, cloud and infrastructure, AI, data analytics, IoT, blockchain and software development. If you haven’t booked your ticket yet, here are ten reasons why it’s not...

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Gospel Technology Scoops Prestigious Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award.

Gospel Technology, the leading provider of enterprise blockchain solutions that enable inter-enterprise trusted data collaboration and governance, has been awarded the Red Herring Top 100 Europe award, which recognises Europe’s leading private companies and celebrates the impact of innovations and technologies across various industries. Red Herring Top 100 Europe enlists outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies. It selects the award winners from approximately 1,200 privately financed companies each year in the European Region. Since 1996, Red...

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Retailers See 10 Billion Attacks From Bots, Akamai Reveals.

According to the Akamai 2019 State of the Internet / Security: Retail Attacks and API Traffic report, hackers directed credential abuse attempts at retail sites more than 10 billion times from May to December last year, making retail the most targeted segment studied. The report also spotlights two other pressing security concerns, the preponderance of API-call traffic on the web and the apparent misrepresentation of IPv6-based traffic. The Company studied the credential abuse technique known...

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Limitless Opportunities For Biometric Innovation: UK Consumers Call For Biometric Smart Cards Beyond Payments.

With biometric technology entering its golden era, research by IDEX Biometrics has revealed that UK consumers are calling for biometric smart cards to extend beyond payments. In fact, 38% of UK consumers would like to see biometric methods of authentication introduced to wider Government identification such as driving licences, NI numbers and passports. The payment sector is already proving to be a pioneer of biometric fingerprint-enabled smart cards to replace the well-publicised insecure PIN, that...

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Steven Silberstein

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), today announced the appointment of Steven Silberstein as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Silberstein’s appointment will be effective as of January 1, 2019. FS-ISAC is a non-profit member-driven organization that helps to assure the resilience and continuity of the global financial services sector. In his new role, Silberstein will be responsible for expanding FS-ISAC membership and its products, services and resources, while continuing to embody...

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Immersive Labs has today announced early success of its Neurodivergent Digital Cyber Academy (NDCA), an initiative that’s been funded by the Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. Through the NDCA, IASME – a leading Cyber Essentials accreditation body – has been able to find and nurture the cyber talent of 13 neurodivergent individuals to employ in its own community Security Operations Centre (SOC). IASME CEO Dr Emma...

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Yesterday, cybersecurity company Tenable announced that its research team has discovered a serious vulnerability in Zoom’s Desktop Conferencing Application that would allow a remote attacker or rogue meeting attendee to hijack screen controls, impersonate meeting attendees via chat messages and kick attendees out of meetings. The flaw exposes up to 750,000 companies around the world that use Zoom to conduct day-to-day business. A cyber criminal could leverage the vulnerability to: Hijack screen control: Bypass...

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DomainTools, a leader in domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence, today announced the results of a survey of 1,000 UK consumers, which revealed that 40% respondents planned to utilise the big-name discounts available on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. More concerningly, half (50%) of these respondents were happy to shop with retailers that had been breached in the past. Cyber Monday is set to be one of the biggest shopping days of the year...

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More than eight out of ten people in Britain (83 percent) are ‘unsure’ of fintech, according to a survey of 2,000 UK consumers commissioned by TopLine Comms. Fintech companies leverage technology to offer financial services. Despite the fintech sector in the UK thriving, attracting more fintech investment than China and the US in H1 2018, the research shows UK consumers are still wary of new finance companies, and feel more comfortable using the services of...

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