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Successful threat intelligence programmes save UK businesses £6 million on average in past 12 months

Security platform provider ThreatConnect’s latest survey, entitled ‘Building A Threat Intelligence Programme’, reports that cyber security decision-makers inside organisations with mature threat intelligence programs (70%) say their infrastructure has blocked...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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Fortinet survey pinpoints myriad business security implications of digital transformation

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cyber security, has announced the findings of its new 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation Survey, which provides insights into the state of cyber security in organisations around the world. The findings...
Posted On 17 Sep 2018
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Bomgar acquires BeyondTrust to expand Privileged Access Management offer

Bomgar, a global leader in Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BeyondTrust, a global leader in privilege-centric security, from an affiliate of Veritas Capital. The combined company, which will be called BeyondTrust, brings...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018
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Data hack at British Airways compromises financial and personal details of 380,000 customers

As a matter of urgency, British Airways (BA) is investigating the theft of customer data from its website and mobile app. From 22.58 hours BST on 21 August until 21.45 hours BST on 5 September inclusive, the personal and financial details of customers making or changing bookings...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018
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Cyber security heads risk list for audit chiefs in European Institutes’ joint report

New research findings based on the responses of over 300 chief internal auditors working in organisations across Europe reveal the top risks facing organisations across the private and public sectors in 2019, with cyber security commanding the Number One spot. Cyber security is...
Posted On 03 Sep 2018
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Optiv Security and Momentum Cyber White Paper addresses cyber security skills shortage

Optiv Security and Momentum Cyber have published a joint White Paper entitled ‘E is for Efficiency’ which focuses on the five key trends and technologies that could “dramatically reduce” the impact of the cyber security skills shortage by creating much...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018
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IP EXPO Europe research highlights Brits’ concerns over Artificial Intelligence and cyber security

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistants now part of our daily lives, new research conducted by IP EXPO Europe (Europe’s enterprise IT event) has discovered that 60% of Brits are worried AI will lead to the hacking of their Internet-connected devices. The research was...
Posted On 27 Aug 2018
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Freedom of Information requests reveal nearly 50% of English councils still using unsupported server software

Freedom of Information requests undertaken by COMPAREX UK have highlighted a number of security vulnerabilities in the IT infrastructures of many English councils. The requests, which were submitted to all London Borough, Metropolitan and County Councils in England, subsequently...
Posted On 27 Aug 2018
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Superdrug hacking episode signals need to move to “passwordless” society

Following the recent hacking episode suffered by Superdrug, Jesper Frederiksen (head of the EMEA region at identity management specialist Okta) has argued the incident shows that, despite living in the era of the requirement for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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UK universities recognised as ‘Academic Centres of Excellence’ in cyber security research

Three UK universities have been recognised as Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, highlighting the fact that the country is leading the way in cyber security skills. The National Cyber Security Centre and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018