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(ISC)² invests in professional development of global cyber security workforce

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the founding of its Professional Development Institute (PDI) to combat one of the largest challenges facing the cyber security community today, namely the global shortage of...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
Jon Abbott (left) and Steve Thomson (Photo: Simon Jacobs)
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ThreatAware platform “aims to transform cyber security” for risk-focused managers

A new software platform aims to “transform cyber security” by allowing practising risk and security-focused managers to monitor the whole of their cyber security realm from one single screen. ThreatAware brings together cyber security tools and company-wide compliance...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019
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Carbon Black Threat Report: “88% of UK businesses surveyed suffer cyber breach during last 12 months”

Endpoint security specialist Carbon Black has just released the results of its second UK Threat Report. The research indicates that the UK’s cyber threat environment is intensifying. According to the report, attacks are growing in volume, while the average number of breaches has...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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2018’s Major Security Breaches: How They Could Have Been Avoided

2018 was a year of both highs and lows for information security, asserts Guy Bunker. The enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took full effect in May which brought the importance of protecting sensitive customer data to the forefront of people’s minds...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
Jonathan Couch
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Cyber Security: Attack Vectors Across the Next 12 Months

Cyber security professionals are currently busy sharing their predictions for the coming year, writes Jonathan Couch, who’s not a big fan of these types of predictions. That’s because what actually happens in any given year tends to be more of the same with one or two new,...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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“59,000-plus personal data breaches reported across Europe post-GDPR” reveals DLA Piper study

Over 59,000 data breach notifications have been reported across the European Economic Area (EEA) by public and private organisations since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. That’s according to law firm DLA...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Orange acquires SecureData “to increase international reach and expertise in cyber security”

Orange has announced the acquisition of the SecureData Group for an undisclosed sum. SecureData is the largest independent cyber security service provider in the UK and boasts a 25-year track record of providing integrated cyber solutions designed to assess risks, detect threats,...
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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Pelco introduces latest update to VideoXpert VMS for security professionals

Pelco’s latest update to its popular VideoXpert solution for end users continues to build on features the manufacturer claims security and surveillance system administrators and operators care most about. These include mission-critical system availability and Government-grade...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Digital transformation era “putting organisations’ sensitive data at risk” asserts Thales

Critical information systems, cyber security and data security specialist Thales believes that the rush towards digital transformation is putting sensitive data at risk for organisations worldwide. According to the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report (Global Edition), as organisations...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019