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“IT industry must balance innovation with risk to succeed in 2020” states CompTIA

The global information technology (IT) industry heads into 2020 balancing its drive to produce new products and services with the need to address issues that are often by-products of innovation. That’s according to the ‘IT Industry Outlook 2020’ report produced...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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Securitas and Allcooper support inaugural girls-only cyber security event in UK

In support of the Cyber Schools Hub, Securitas and Allcooper are sponsoring the launch of a landmark cyber security event exclusively for girls. Taking place on Friday 22 November, the National Cyber Security Centre Cyber Schools Hub: EmPowerCyber is the first cyber security...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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CSC UK calls on business community to take lead in tackling cyber crime

Cyber Security Connect UK (CSC UK), the forum for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), has called upon UK businesses to take the lead in tackling cyber crime following the publication of the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Annual Review for 2019. The NCSC’s...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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Race to lock down cyber security vendors intensifies as more technologies at risk

The cyber security sector’s largest-ever deal, specifically Broadcom’s landmark acquisition of Symantec for $10.7 billion, set the tone for an uptick in transaction volume and continuously strong valuations. That’s according to Hampleton Partners’ latest analysis of global...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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Malwarebytes reports 60% jump in healthcare endpoint threat detections

Advanced endpoint protection and remediation solution specialist Malwarebytes has announced the results of its latest Cyber Crime Tactics and Techniques (CTNT) report entitled ‘CTNT Q3 2019: The State of Healthcare Cyber Security’. The company observed a 60% increase...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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“Lack of automation” revealed as underlying security challenge in digital transformation initiatives

FireMon has released its 2019 State of the Firewall report, which is seen as the annual benchmark of current issues in firewall management. The latest report finds that enterprises are slow to abandon manual processes, despite being short staffed, as the lack of automation,...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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National Cyber Deception Laboratory helps MoD take fight to network attackers

Cranfield University and the Defence Cyber School at the Defence Academy in Shrivenham are working together to develop a national focal point for cyber deception and help the Ministry of Defence (MoD) better defend networks in cyber space. The National Cyber Deception Laboratory...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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(ISC)² finds cyber security workforce must grow by 145% to close skills gap

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the findings of its 2019 Cyber Security Workforce Study, which for the first time estimates the current cyber security workforce (2.8 million professionals), as well as the...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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OTCSA launched to deliver “comprehensive” cyber security guidelines for operational technology

Cyber attacks on critical and industrial infrastructure are on the rise, duly impacting operational reliability and business risk across all industries, including the utilities, manufacturing and oil and gas. Threats posed to operational technology (OT) – the hardware and...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019
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National Cyber Security Centre defends nation against 600-plus cyber attacks

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has defended the UK against more than 600 cyber attacks in the past year alone, bringing the total number to almost 1,800 since the Centre’s formation back in 2016. These figures are contained in the NCSC’s third Annual Review,...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019