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Ensuring Physical Security in Data Centres

With more and more systems being hosted online and the increasing move towards The Internet of Things, the demand for space in data centres has never been greater, asserts John Davies. Organisations and individuals alike are embracing the promise of flexibility, greater...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015
CSARN is warning of the present threat being posed to companies through criminals' social engineering tactics
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“Hostile activity by Iranian-linked group reflects threat from social engineering” warns CSARN

CSARN (City Security and Resilience Networks) reports that Iranian cyber espionage groups have been linked to a large-scale and sophisticated campaign targeting members of the nation’s diaspora and at least one Western-based activist, with the tactics used reflecting the threat...
Posted On 13 Oct 2015
Hatstand believes that cyber security management ought to be treated as an iterative and organic process
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Hatstand launches Risk Assessment Model to strengthen business’ cyber security governance

Global capital markets specialist Hatstand has announced the launch of its Cyber Security Risk Assessment Model, specifically designed to enable businesses to better understand the current state of their preparedness against the risk of cyber attack and identify any shortfalls...
Posted On 01 Sep 2015
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EY brings in experienced professional Chris Gould to lead fight against cyber criminals in UK plc

EY has appointed a new partner, Chris Gould, specifically to head up its cyber crime team in the UK. He will now lead a group of dedicated professionals that helps organisations tackle the threat of cyber crime by pro-actively identifying threats, responding to data breaches and...
Posted On 24 Jun 2015
British Army soldiers taking part in a training exercise
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PwC report pinpoints modern terrorism and cyber threats as “most concerning” for UK public

A new report published by PwC on perceptions around the role of the Armed Forces finds that members of the public are increasingly concerned by ‘modern threats’. More than ten times as many people (65%) believe that terrorist and non-state groups and cyber attacks pose the...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
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Investigatory Powers Review highlights law that’s “fragmented, obscure and under constant challenge”

This morning in Parliament, Prime Minister David Cameron published the much-anticipated report of the Investigatory Powers Review. Entitled ‘A Question of Trust’, the document was submitted by David Anderson QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation and a debate...
Posted On 11 Jun 2015
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Government urges businesses to take action as cyber security breaches double

The average cost of the most severe online security breach for big business now starts at a staggering £1.46 million – up from £600,000 in 2014. That’s according to UK Government research findings issued to raise awareness of the growing cyber threat.  The Information...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015
Unipart Security Solutions has launched its Cyber Assurance services for SMEs
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Unipart Security Solutions unveils “industrial strength” service to protect SMEs from cyber attack

Unipart Security Solutions, a business division within the Unipart Group, has introduced a new range of bespoke services designed specifically to protect SMEs from attacks perpetrated by cyber criminals. While cyber security issues have long been a concern for larger businesses,...
Posted On 13 May 2015
Supply chain disruption is believed to be the fastest-growing threat to businesses
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Supply chain disruption viewed as fastest-rising threat in BCI’s fourth annual Horizon Scan survey

According to the fourth annual Horizon Scan survey published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in association with BSI, cyber attack is presently the top threat vector as perceived by today’s businesses. Supply chain disruption is reported as being the...
Posted On 18 Feb 2015
US Secretary of State John F Kerry at the World Economic Forum
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“Civilised world will not bow to the threat of terrorism” urges US Secretary of State Kerry

Speaking at the 45th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, US Secretary of State John F Kerry has vowed that the civilised world will never bow to the threat of terrorism. “The 20th Century was defined by the civilised struggle to uphold the values...
Posted On 26 Jan 2015