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Official cyber crime figures are ‘tip of the iceberg’ warns bluedog Security Monitoring

New figures which report a fall in ‘computer misuse’ and a rise in fraud merely serve to show that the authorities are failing to grasp the true impact of cyber crime. That’s according to cyber security expert Tim Thurlings of bluedog Security Monitoring who suggests...
Posted On 24 Jan 2020
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CREST report highlights problems of stress and burnout among cyber security professionals

A new report published by CREST looks for solutions to the increasing problems of stress and burnout among many cyber security professionals, many of whom are often working remotely in high-pressure and under-resourced environments. CREST – the not-for-profit body that represents...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020
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Testing Times: The CBEST Scheme and Simulated Cyber Attack Scenarios

CBEST is the Bank of England’s intelligence-led cyber adversary simulation framework, used for testing systemically critical financial organisations through simulated cyber attack scenarios based on real-world threats and risks. As Owen Wright explains, a CBEST exercise lasts...
Posted On 08 Jan 2020
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Fortinet forecasts advanced AI and counter threat intelligence to evolve in 2020

Fortinet, the automated cyber security solutions business, has unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs team about the threat landscape for 2020 and beyond. These predictions reveal methods that Fortinet anticipates cyber criminals will employ in the near future, along with...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
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Critical event management business Everbridge acquires NC4 in $83 million deal

Everbridge, the specialist in critical event management (CEM) and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, has announced the acquisition of NC4, the global provider of threat intelligence solutions that empower businesses,...
Posted On 06 Aug 2019
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Blocking DDoS Attacks: Cutting Down on Response Times Using Automation

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can be catastrophic, but the right knowledge and tactics will drastically improve the host organisation’s chances of successfully mitigating such episodes. Here, Adrian Taylor explores the five ways in which automation can...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019
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BT enhances cyber capabilities in Europe with all-new Security Operations Centre

BT has announced the opening of a new Cyber Security Operations Centre in Paris, as well as upgraded facilities, new customer solutions and recruitment at its existing Security Operations Centres in Madrid and Frankfurt. These new investments in BT’s cyber security capabilities...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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Four Reasons Why CISOs Should Adopt The A.R.T. of Cyber Threat Intelligence

For today’s modern organisations, data has never been so valuable but, sadly, it’s also a valuable commodity for cyber criminals, asserts Anthony Perridge. The data held within your organisation is now more dynamic than ever. However, the bad news is that this truism...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019
Adrian Taylor
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Combating the Threat to 5G Services: Empowering Next Generation Smart Devices

For the telecoms industry, 2019 is the year of 5G writes Adrian Taylor. Service providers are in a race to roll-out 5G services that will empower the next generation of smart devices and the Internet of Things (IoT). With its massive increase in bandwidth speeds, ultra-low...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
Jonathan Couch
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Cyber Security: Attack Vectors Across the Next 12 Months

Cyber security professionals are currently busy sharing their predictions for the coming year, writes Jonathan Couch, who’s not a big fan of these types of predictions. That’s because what actually happens in any given year tends to be more of the same with one or two new,...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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