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NTT Security partners with Europol in concerted bid to bolster threat intelligence

NTT Security, the specialist security company of the NTT Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3). This move forms part of its committment to sharing its strategic threat intelligence with industry partners and law...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019
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Illegal website users targeted in joint law enforcement activity focused on DDoS

The National Crime Agency (NCA), working in conjunction with law enforcement partners from 14 countries, has taken action against a number of users of illegal websites, with those involved linked to four million attacks across the globe. This latest action is part of Operation...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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Government signals intention to ‘design out’ cyber threats for business community

Business Secretary Greg Clark has unveiled a raft of measures that will see the UK become a world leader in the race to eradicate some of the most damaging cyber security threats facing businesses. Businesses and consumers alike will benefit from increased security and...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Botnets and Machine Learning: A Story of ‘Hide and Seek’

Botnets have been a major issue in the cyber security industry. As techniques to stop them have come into play, so the bots have evolved ways of navigating their way around these solutions. Leonidas Plagakis explains why machine learning may be the industry’s best chance of...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019
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Gartner forecasts worldwide security spending to reach $96 billion mark in 2018

Market analyst Gartner is forecasting worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, representing an 8% uptick from 2017. Organisations are now spending more on security regimes as a direct result of regulations, a shifting buyer mindset, the growing...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018
Mike Hemes
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Don’t Spend Your Information On Black Friday

Black Friday is a chaotic time for both consumers and retailers. Customers scramble over one another to bag the best deals and collectively spend more and more money each year. Last year, UK consumers spent over £1.2 billion on Black Friday alone. Over the whole week period the...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017
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TÜV SÜD appointed as Certified Body for UK Government’s Cyber Essentials programme

TÜV SÜD United Kingdom has achieved Certified Body status for the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials programme, which is specifically designed to protect today’s organisations from myriad cyber security threats. Organisations certified by TÜV SÜD can promote the fact that...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017
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2017 will bring “year of creative cyber criminality and determined Government responses”

Privacy will dominate the corporate agenda in 2017. That’s the considered opinion of David Ferbrache, technical director in KPMG’s cyber security practice, who explained to Risk UK: “The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is less than 18 months...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017
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Data sharing initiative enables positive action on 30,000 cyber crime threats

The details of more than 30,000 individual cyber crime threats have been shared with Internet hosting companies as part of a programme of industry engagement carried out by the National Crime Agency (NCA) and CERT-UK, the UK’s Computer Emergency Response Team. Customised threat...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015
Mike Denning: vice-president of global security for Verizon Enterprise Solutions
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Cyber threats “increasing in sophistication” yet many attacks use “decades-old techniques”

Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report reveals that cyber attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated. However, many cyber criminals are still relying on decades-old techniques such as phishing and hacking. According to this year’s report, the bulk of cyber attacks...
Posted On 14 Apr 2015