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“Hackers believe technology industry is least secure” reveals HackerOne report 

HackerOne, the hacker-powered penetration testing and bug bounty platform, has revealed that hackers believe technology firms are the least secure with 18% saying they have the furthest to go to improve security. Government (16%) and finance (14%) are two other industries that...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020
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Official cyber crime figures are ‘tip of the iceberg’ warns bluedog Security Monitoring

New figures which report a fall in ‘computer misuse’ and a rise in fraud merely serve to show that the authorities are failing to grasp the true impact of cyber crime. That’s according to cyber security expert Tim Thurlings of bluedog Security Monitoring who suggests...
Posted On 24 Jan 2020
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Staying Secure in the Digital Realm: Understanding The Cyber Threat Landscape

In early July, IBM Security and The Ponemon Institute released the ‘Cost of a Data Breach’ Study in which it was reported that the global average cost of a data breach and the average cost for lost or stolen information have both increased. The former is up by 6.4% to...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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“Security auditors should update risk-driven methodologies” urges SANS Institute expert

The SANS Spring London 2016 event is set to welcome a growing community of security auditors set to refresh their skills on the recently updated AUD507: Auditing and Monitoring Networks, Perimeters and Systems training course, which is one of eight security training tracks run by...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016
Paul Heffernan: Principal Consultant (Cyber) at Unipart Security Solutions
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Targeted Attack Defence Mechanisms: How effective are your cyber solutions?

Scanning the latest Information Security Breaches Survey1, it would seem that 90% of large-scale organisations and 74% of smaller businesses have suffered some form of cyber security breach. On that basis, becoming a cyber security victim seems a near certainty for many. Paul...
Posted On 12 Aug 2015