The shared vision for the Cyber Security Academy is for it to become an internationally-recognised hub for cyber security activity
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“Most big businesses not prepared for cyber attacks” finds global corporate governance research

New research led by Goldsmiths, University of London indicates that 90% of global corporations are at serious risk of cyber attack, while the majority of big business leaders are not confident that they’re prepared for such an event. An independent study led by Dr Chris Brauer in...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016
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“8,000 reports of phishing scams received every month” states Action Fraud

New data released by Action Fraud and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (which are both run by the City of London Police) shows that, increasingly, fraudsters are using phishing as a means to defraud people across the UK. Last year (January-December 2015), the Fraud and...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016
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Majority of CCTV systems “leave organisations open to cyber attack” reports new Cloudview study

Cloud-based video surveillance specialist Cloudview has just published the results of new research showing that, while the majority of CCTV systems may protect an organisation’s physical assets, they also provide an open door to cyber attackers. The research – carried out...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016
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UK companies remain vulnerable to cyber attack despite CEOs ranking cyber as top threat for businesses

PwC’s Cyber Security practice has warned that UK companies and institutions remain vulnerable to cyber attacks despite many CEOs now ranking cyber as one of the top threats to their business going forward. PwC’s cyber security partner Richard Horne was commenting on...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
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‘More Walls, More Warming, Less Water’: World Economic Forum report pinpoints ‘A World at Risk in 2016’

An increased likelihood around all risks, from the environmental to society, the economy, geopolitics and technology looks set to shape the global agenda in the coming year, the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2016 has found. In this year’s annual survey, almost 750...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
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QA survey reveals how UK businesses plan to tackle 2016 cyber security threats

A comprehensive survey conducted by training company QA reveals that eight out of ten (81%) UK IT decision-makers experienced some sort of data or cyber security breach in their organisation during 2015. 66% said that the breach had led to a loss of data, 45% that it had resulted...
Posted On 03 Jan 2016
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‘Silver Shadow’ international cyber crime exercise tests multi-agency response capabilities

Cyber crime specialists from across Europe have converged on the UK to take part in a groundbreaking exercise designed to test the international response to serious cyber crime. ‘Silver Shadow’ – a multinational exercise run by the National Crime Agency’s (NCA)...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015
Cyber security risk is dominating the thoughts of senior professionals within the banking community
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Cyber crime fears dominate UK banking sector’s ‘Banana Skins’ threat rankings

UK bankers and market watchers now place fears about cyber crime at the top of a list of 24 possible security-related and other risks posed to banks – a view slightly at odds with many countries around the world which rate the economic environment as posing the greatest...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
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First SANS Cyber Academy unearths top ‘hidden’ security talent in the UK

The first SANS Cyber Academy – an initiative designed to close the skills gap in cyber security expertise across the UK – has just been completed. The end result is a cohort of graduates who rank in the world’s Top 10%, with the top scorer being a clerk wh...
Posted On 12 Nov 2015
The shared vision for the Cyber Security Academy is for it to become an internationally-recognised hub for cyber security activity
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Roke becomes founding member of GCHQ-supported Cyber Security Academy

Today, the University of Southampton launched a new Cyber Security Academy at the IA15 event in London hosted by GCHQ. Roke Manor Research (Roke) is one of three founding members from world-leading cyber and defence organisations which aim to make the UK more resilient to cyber...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015