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CREST report highlights overriding requirement for Bug Bounty Best Practice

Bug Bounty programmes are in urgent need of defined Best Practices and Codes of Conduct. That’s the conclusion of CREST, the not-for-profit accreditation body representing the technical information security industry, in its latest position report entitled ‘Bug Bounties:...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018
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EU Law Enforcement and Google confront terrorist propaganda in latest Europol Referral Action Days

On Monday 9 July and Tuesday 10 July, Europol’s Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) organised the tenth joint Referral Action Days with colleagues from specialist units in the UK, Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands. This time around, the campaign was focused on different...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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KPMG and Google form alliance to help organisations “transform digital experiences”

KPMG International has entered into an alliance with Google to help organisations “transform their business and operating models” by dint of adopting secure cloud computing, machine learning, enterprise mobility and advanced analytics technologies. As part of the...
Posted On 31 May 2018
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Ocucon partners with Google to launch new AI product for GDPR compliance

Ocucon is set to launch a new video pixelation service. Developed in partnership with Google, Ocucon Pixelate harnesses the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver an intelligent video redaction tool for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. Suitable for...
Posted On 27 Apr 2018
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Data Privacy: Placing Growing Demands on Security

The rush towards encryption, authentication and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) is reaching fever pitch at present as data breaches hit the national and international news headlines and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) punishments up the financial ante, writes Jason...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018
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UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018 winners announced

The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in central London on the evening of Thursday 1 March. Over 400 security professionals gathered to celebrate outstanding performance from across the business sector, with dinner...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018
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“Corporate cyber insurance will fuel ransomware growth in 2018” warns WatchGuard

While the increasing number of publicly disclosed breaches and successful ransomware incidents is driving growth in cyber insurance, there’s a risk that this will encourage criminals to target companies with extortion insurance to demand increased payments. That’s the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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Europol introduces all-new SIRIUS platform in bid to facilitate online investigations

As criminals increasingly adopt the Crime-as-a-Service model, gaining easy access to tools and services for digitally-enabled crimes, law enforcement authorities face a highly complex challenge when conducting criminal investigations online. To address this challenge, and better...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017
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WatchGuard’s Internet Security Report pinpoints cyber criminals focused on credential theft

Criminal tactics used to access user credentials are growing in prevalence and sophistication. That’s according to the findings of WatchGuard’s latest quarterly Internet Security Report, which explores computer and network security threats affecting SMBs and distributed...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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One of UK’s largest-ever Counter-Terrorism briefings delivered by NWCTU in Manchester

On Friday 16 June around 750 professionals gathered at Manchester’s One Central Convention Complex for a Project Griffin briefing. Attendees emanated from a range of industry and business sectors – including retail, hospitality, entertainment and the travel world – in...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017