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500 million end users affected by suspected state-sponsored attack on Yahoo network

Multinational technology company Yahoo has reported that a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from no less than half a billion users. Yahoo, which confirmed details of the breach months after reports of a major hack, said its investigation had...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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Simulated investigation staged at BT Tower in bid to unearth cyber recruits

Telecoms giant BT and the Cyber Security Challenge UK have staged a mock investigation into a cyber attack at London’s iconic BT Tower in a bid to find the country’s best hidden cyber security talent. No fewer than 24 of the brightest candidates from a series of online qualifying...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
Paul Heffernan: Principle Consultant (Cyber) at Unipart Security Solutions
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Protecting Critical Information: Four Key Steps for Ensuring Data Security

A recent independent report entitled the 2014 Information security Breaches Survey* finds that 60% of SMEs and 81% of those larger organisations surveyed have failed to secure their key-critical information and subsequently suffered the fall-out from a security breach. Paul...
Posted On 07 May 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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Embracing PCI DSS 3.0: Is your organisation fully compliant?

Jody Brazil, CEO at FireMon, discusses the new challenges faced by organisations handling payment card data when it comes to complying with the updated PCI 3.0 standard.  Following yet another year of high-profile security breaches and resulting payment card data theft it seems...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015