Andrew Henwood
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“New wave of ATM ‘cash-out’-style cyber attacks hitting banks” warns Foregenix

A leading cyber security firm is advising financial institutions to take extra precautions to protect themselves against the growing threat of ATM ‘cash-out’-type attacks. Foregenix, which serves banks across the globe, warns the rise in these attacks can cause...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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Carbon Black’s Global Incident Response Threat Report details “notable rise” in Island Hopping episodes

Carbon Black – a specialist in the realms of cloud-delivered, next generation endpoint security – has just issued its latest Global Incident Response Threat Report, aggregating key findings from IR partner investigations during the last 90 days. The company’s...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019
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Carbon Black and Optiv pinpoint 160% upturn in destructive cyber attacks on financial sector

Carbon Black – the specialist in cloud-delivered next generation endpoint security – and Optiv Security (the security solutions integrator) have issued a threat report on the financial sector. Entitled ‘Modern Bank Heists: The Bank Robbery Shifts to Cyber...
Posted On 07 Mar 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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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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‘Island Hopping’: An Assessment of Growing Security Threats to the Aviation Sector

When we think about the industries that have the most to lose from a serious cyber attack, our minds probably immediately veer towards the finance, healthcare and energy sectors. That’s with good reason. As our own research here at Carbon Black highlights, 78% of investor...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
Steven Wilson and Maria Vello sign the Memorandum of Understanding at Europol's headquarters
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Europol’s EC3 and Cyber Defence Alliance step up co-operation in fight against fraudsters

On Thursday 27 September, representatives of Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Cyber Defence Alliance Limited (CDA), a group of British-based banks and law enforcement agencies which work together to share intelligence...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
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Equifax launches facial recognition solution to improve speed and security of financial applications

Equifax, the consumer and business insights specialist, has launched a bespoke Document Verifier solution to provide faster identity authentication for financial product applications using facial recognition. The solution can verify whether an applicant is genuine in a matter of...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
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34th East-West International Security Conference in Rome highlights global trends

Attending the 34th East-West International Security Conference that ran at the Best Western Universo Hotel in Rome on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 November were delegates from the Russian Federation, the Ukraine and Albania representing commercial, private and public sector...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016
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Tech firm Intelligent Environments partners with Queen’s University to combat cyber crime

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University in Belfast is entering a new partnership with leading financial technology firm Intelligent Environments in what’s being described as a “world first” cyber security endeavour. The...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016