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Attacks on macro-less Word documents rise as ‘Zero Day’ malware variants jump by 167%

Total malware attacks are up by 33% and cyber criminals are increasingly leveraging Microsoft Office documents to trick their victims and deliver malicious payloads. That’s according to the latest Internet Security Report from WatchGuard Technologies, which is based on...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018
RUSI headquarters in central London
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EY, Lloyds Banking Group and Thomson Reuters to support RUSI review of AML regime

With the support of EY, the Lloyds Banking Group and Thomson Reuters, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is set to conduct a detailed review of the current anti-money laundering (AML) regime in order to assess what reforms are required to tackle financial crime in the...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018
Kevin Eastwood
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British Oil Security Syndicate reports drop in forecourt crime for Q4 2017

BOSS, the British Oil Security Syndicate, has published the latest results of the BOSS Forecourt Crime Index which reveals that incidents of crime recorded by BOSS on Britain’s retail forecourts fell by 12.2% during the final quarter (Q4) of 2017. However, the latest BOSS Index...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018
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BSI first to provide verification to Government’s Internet of Things Code of Practice

The BSI has launched a compliance scheme and governance framework for the Internet of Things (IoT). The scheme allows ‘smart’ devices and applications to be assessed against the Government’s new proposed IoT Code of Practice announced earlier this month by Margot James, the...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018
Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Terrorist Attacks in the UK: One Year On

Thursday 22 March marked the anniversary of the first of five terrorist attacks that impacted the UK in 2017, writes Sir David Veness. First and foremost, our thoughts are with those killed and injured, their families and friends and all those left behind. Particular sympathies...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018