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Europol hosts joint meeting of EC3 Advisory Groups in bid to combat phishing threat

On 26-27 March, Europol hosted a joint meeting of the EC3 Advisory Groups on Financial Services, Internet Security and Communication Providers, gathering 70 industry representatives to discuss the cyber threat of phishing. Over the course of the two days, global financial...
Posted On 01 Apr 2019
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2018 Unisys Security Index finds ID theft to be foremost concern for UK citizens

The 2018 Unisys Security Index, a leading security barometer which surveys over 1,000 UK citizens, has revealed identity theft to be the top worry among them, with 56% of respondent registering that they were very or extremely concerned. Concerns over identity theft have eclipsed...
Posted On 25 Oct 2018
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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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RiskIQ deepens digital threat mitigation capabilities with acquisition of Maccabim

RiskIQ, a leader in the sphere of digital threat management, has completed the acquisition of brand threat project management company Maccabim.com Ltd and subsequently appointed Jonathan Matkowsky, the latter’s founder, to the role of vice-president of Intellectual Property...
Posted On 24 Jan 2017
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“Advanced Persistent Threats are next IT security battleground in UK public sector” reveals Gigamon iGov survey

Gigamon Inc has revealed the results of a new iGov survey that examines the IT security threats and challenges facing the UK public sector. The survey was completed by IT and security professionals from 172 public sector organisations across local Government, the NHS and the...
Posted On 14 Jul 2016
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“Security and download speeds head list of barriers preventing a truly connected workforce” states Nexsan survey

A survey conducted by Nexsan (the unified storage solutions company) at Cloud Expo has revealed that data security and download speeds are the top two barriers to a truly connected workforce. The survey highlights that 98% of end users need to work remotely or collaboratively,...
Posted On 07 Jun 2016
Ryan Kalember
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Learning IT Security Lessons from iCloud

Remember the Apple iCloud hack of late 2014 involving photos of celebrities? The lurid details have been exhaustively documented elsewhere so let’s not dwell on them here. What, though, should your organisation take away from that particular episode in terms of security...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
Chris Russell
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Life is short… Make sure you protect your data!

In November last year, the Ashley Madison website boldly claimed that it was ‘the last truly secure space on the Internet’, states Chris Russell. Come July this year, a group of hackers announced that it had obtained the account details of 32 million users and demanded that the...
Posted On 29 Oct 2015
The Cifas Protective Registration service is offered to those individuals whose details are at risk of being used on a fraudulent basis
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CIFAS: “Protective Registration Service now available seven days a week”

CIFAS – the UK’s fraud prevention organisation – has announced that a fraud prevention service designed to protect individuals from identity fraud will now operate at weekends as well as during the normal Monday-Friday working week. The CIFAS Protective Registration...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
Response in Depth Plans are now essential for UK retailers
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“Response in Depth Plans now a ‘must’ for UK retailers” urges Nettitude

Retailers are facing a significant threat from cyber criminals following the spate of major Point-of-Sale data breaches that we’ve seen over the past year, affecting businesses as large as Target and Home Depot in the US and mass transportation ticketing systems across Europe,...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015
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