Posts Tagged ‘cyber’

COVID-19 surge in digital exposes companies to cyber threats


COVID-19 surge in digital interactions has exposed organisations to more cyber security threats, say 76% of enterprise IT leaders …protecting against cyber attacks is a bigger IT budget priority than digital transformation over the next 12 months While nearly two thirds (64 per cent) of IT leaders in large UK firms reveal they have made…

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Chinese tech giant allowed by help build 5G network in the UK


In a decision that will surprise many people, Prime Minister Theresa May, has over ruled objections from senior cabinet colleagues in allowing Chinese technology company Huawei to build parts of the new 5G mobile phone network in the UK. The change comes after reports from a number of government departments, together with leading international partners,…

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€1bn in cyber security research funding evaluated, revealing academic trends and threats for 2019 and beyond

Crossword Cybersecurity

Crossword Cybersecurity has recently released insights from its global review of academic cyber security research. The new database looked at nearly 1,200 current and past research projects from academic institutions in the United Kingdom, United States, Europe, Australia, and Africa. It reaffirmed the value of the cyber security research market, with reported funding of EU…

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Evolute selects Sequrest to deploy best practice cyber security defences


Sequrest has recently announced that it has been selected by Evolute to provide the highest level of cyber security protection. Sequrest will deliver cyber security services directly to Evolute and also act as the cyber security solution provider to Evolute’s growing client base of independent asset managers. Evolute is one of the biggest and fastest…

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ObjectTech has been selected to join government-backed cyber innovation centre


ObjectTech has been selected as one of eleven scaling companies to join the London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (LORCA) a DCMS-backed centre opened last year dedicated to cyber innovation. ObjectTech are working at the vanguard of ID technology. The company gives people back control of their personal data by providing a ‘distributed identity locker’…

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Context appoints Dave Spence as Director of Response

Dave Spence has recently been appointed Director of Response at cyber security consultancy, Context Information Security.

Dave Spence has recently been appointed Director of Response at cyber security consultancy, Context Information Security. Before joining Context, Dave spent the past 10 years at Deloitte advising clients and Boards about how to best manage their technical and business cyber risks and most recently running the UK Cyber Defence team including incident response, red…

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CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP joins Secure Chorus as new member

Secure Chorus

Secure Chorus has announced the addition of its latest member. The international law firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP has joined the not-for-profit organisation alongside key industry figures including the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), global telecommunication operators, system integrators, defence prime contractors, technology companies and academic institutions. The move underlines how cyber security…

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Sophos introduces lateral movement protection to XG Firewall to stop advancing cyberattacks


Sophos, a provider in network and endpoint security, announced that its next-generation Sophos XG Firewall now includes lateral movement protection to prevent targeted, manual cyberattacks or exploits from infiltrating further into a compromised network. The SophosLabs 2019 Threat Report discusses a rise in targeted ransomware. With the SamSam ransomware campaign estimated to have earned more…

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Wi-Fi users fed false sense of security


WatchGuard Threat Lab predicts that WPA3 Wi-Fi will be compromised in 2019. Unless more comprehensive security is built into the Wi-Fi infrastructure users will be fooled into feeling safe with the new WPA3 encryption standard, while still being susceptible to attacks such as Evil Twin Access Points (APs). This is the warning from researchers at…

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