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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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Cyber Security: Why Hacking Isn’t Always Bad News

Cyber security is an evolving discipline. It’s an ongoing endeavour to beat the hackers and cyber criminals at their own game and mitigate the risk they represent. As Scott Nicholson points out, though, for many organisations this is easier said than done. While the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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CREST report highlights overriding requirement for Bug Bounty Best Practice

Bug Bounty programmes are in urgent need of defined Best Practices and Codes of Conduct. That’s the conclusion of CREST, the not-for-profit accreditation body representing the technical information security industry, in its latest position report entitled ‘Bug Bounties:...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018
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Collaborative alliance formed to advance UK’s cyber security profession

In recognition of the UK’s increasing economic dependence on Internet-enabled capabilities, a number of established councils, professional bodies, academics, professional certification bodies and industry representative groups have decided to join forces in establishing a new...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018
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(ISC)2-Net Security Training agreement enhances access to professional recognition with CISSP and CCSP

(ISC)², the international non-profit membership association with more than 130,000 certified cyber security professionals worldwide, and Net Security Training (a well-established cyber security training specialist working with FTSE 250 companies and the UK Government) have...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
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Conservative Government acts to protect key-critical services from cyber attack

Bosses of Britain’s most critical industries are being warned to boost their cyber security regimes or face hefty fines for leaving themselves vulnerable to attack. Energy, transport, water and health firms could be fined up to £17 million if they fail to have the most robust...
Posted On 30 Jan 2018
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CREST report highlights need to improve cyber security in Industrial Control Systems

There’s a pressing need to improve cyber security in Industrial Control Systems (ICS) environments to avoid future breaches that could adversely impact Critical National Infrastructure (CNI). That’s the firm belief of CREST*, the not-for-profit accreditation body...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017
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British Standards Institution enhances international capabilities with CREST global accreditation

BSI, the business standards company, has boosted its newly-created cyber security and information resilience business stream with global membership of CREST, the organisation that spearheads the highest possible levels of security testing standards. In achieving this status, BSI...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
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CREST accredits BSI as certifying body for Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has been accredited by CREST as a certifying body for the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme. CREST is the not-for-profit professional body that represents the technical information security industry and worked closely with CESG (the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015
CREST is based at Lancaster University
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ESRC launches National Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats

Working in partnership with the UK’s security and intelligence agencies, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has commissioned the launch of a new centre dedicated to the development and use of economic and social science research to understand, mitigate and...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015
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