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Cyber warfare “poses greater threat than ever” in 2020 warns Control Risks

The proliferation of a wide variety of cyber threats will make a high impact, cyber-enabled assault on critical infrastructure almost certain in 2020. This is one of the key forecasts made in RiskMap 2020, the global outlook for political and security risks in the year ahead...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Caught in the Crossfire of Cyber Warfare

The National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Annual Review for 2019 doesn’t shy away from naming the four key protagonists when it comes to state-based cyber threats against our country. The comprehensive document sites China, Russia, North Korea and Iran as being actively...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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“Legacy applications pose serious cyber security risks to hospitals” warns BridgeHead Software

A new White Paper entitled: ‘Legacy Applications: A Healthcare Cyber Security Nightmare’ has been co-authored by clinical and cyber security consultancy AbedGraham and healthcare data management specialist BridgeHead Software. The document explores the far-reaching...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
David Ferbrache
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KPMG CTO David Ferbrache highlights Top Ten cyber security trends for 2019

David Ferbrache, chief technology officer in KPMG’s cyber security practice, has highlighted the Top Ten cyber security trends we can expect to see in 2019. Those trends include a lack of consensus when it comes to cyber law, the proliferation of fake news (and the implications...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Protecting Critical Data Networks with Fibre Optic Technology

Criminal cyber attacks have been an issue for decades, but in recent years this concept has evolved to a level where cyber warfare is now a very real concern for national infrastructure and defence, writes Kevin Berry. While commercial cyber attacks are estimated to cost the...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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“75% of organisations globally experienced DDoS attacks in 2015” highlights Neustar study

During 2015, 73% of organisations across the globe experienced a DDoS attack, with 45% of those businesses reporting the installation of a virus or malware, according to a new study just published by Neustar. This is perhaps a sign that attackers are interested in causing ongoing...
Posted On 04 May 2016
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
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Chancellor George Osborne sets out Government’s vision for protecting Britain against cyber threats

Britain must be prepared for ISIL to develop the capability for cyber warfare. That’s the stark warning issued by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne this morning in a major speech at GCHQ. In the first address to be given by a Chancellor at the home of British...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015