Cyber Security Challenge UK runs a series of national inspirational competitions aimed at attracting talented people into the profession and informing them about cyber security careers and learning opportunities

PwC hosts simulated national cyber forensic investigation to find future UK defenders

PwC’s UK headquarters has just hosted a unique cyber forensics investigation carried out by members of the public. The competition, which is the latest in the series from the Cabinet Office-backed Cyber Security Challenge UK, tasked a group of 22 amateur cyber defenders...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
The '10 Steps To Cyber Security'

GCHQ relaunches ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’ Guide for end user organisations

In association with the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI), the Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), GCHQ has announced the re-issue of the highly successful ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’, offering updated guidance...
Posted On 21 Jan 2015
Hitesh Patel: UK head of forensics at KPMG

KPMG: ‘2015 at risk of becoming Year of the Fraudster as mobile payments increase’

With National Fraud Authority estimates suggesting that fraud costs the UK economy £30 billion each year, Hitesh Patel – KPMG’s UK head of forensics – predicts that 2015 will be a year in which the number and assortment of scams will go up, in tur...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Concerned about the increase in frauds related to Iinternet payments, the EBA decided that the implementation of a more secure framework for such payments across the EU was needed

EBA issues guidelines to strengthen requirements for the security of Internet payments across the EU

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has issued its final guidelines on the security of Internet payments. These new guidelines set the minimum security requirements that Payment Service Providers (PSPs) in the EU will be expected to implement by 1 August 2015. The EBA decided to...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014