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Armor’s Black Market Report shows Cyber Crime-as-a-Service to be “thriving”

Cloud Security-as-a-Service provider Armor has released its annual Black Market Report which shows that Cyber Crime-as-a-Service is thriving, with cyber criminals staying ahead of the game by offering a raft of new goods and services – and even after-sales support. Armor’s Threat...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
Patrice Puichaud
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How Does Ransomware Work?: Beating the Cyber Criminals

Threats come and go, but one thing remains the same: the ability of cyber criminals to adapt to circumstances. A brief decline of interest in ransomware as criminals focused their attention on cryptojacking during the previous year appears to have come to an end and ransomware...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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Cyber security specialists respond to WhatsApp messaging service hacking episode

As reported in the national media last week, Facebook recently revealed that a major vulnerability had been discovered in its hugely popular messaging service WhatsApp. According to The Financial Times, the vulnerability had been open for weeks, allowing hackers to inject spyware...
Posted On 21 May 2019
An example of the graphics realised with the Integriti system
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“Time to migrate to Integriti as Concept nears end of life” urges Inner Range

Integrated access control systems manufacturer Inner Range has urged that its myriad end user customers with Concept systems should now migrate to Integriti as Concept nears end of life. The award-winning Integriti solution is compatible with Concept so migration is an easy,...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
Ragnar Schierholz
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Industrial Control System Cyber Incidents: Lessons to be Learned

Despite modern automation, protection and control systems being highly specialised IT systems, many use commercial off-the-shelf components along with standardised IP-based communication protocols. In addition, they can be distributed and highly interconnected systems that use...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018
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Panasonic unveils “world’s first” quad 4K multi-sensor surveillance cameras

Panasonic used IFSEC International 2018 as the backdrop to unveil the “world’s first” quad 4K security camera promising 33 MP image resolution. The i-Pro EXTREME multi-sensor cameras have four repositionable lenses each with 4K image sensors, offering sharp and clear...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018
John Davies
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Going Mobile: Smart Phone Technology for Access Control

If you think about one item that has revolutionised the way in which we’ve all interacted with the world over the last ten years, it has to be the smart phone. Given that it’s now a decade since the first Apple iPhone was launched, and with the smart phone becoming as essential a...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017
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ForeScout Survey: “65% of enterprises lack visibility and control of IoT devices on the network”

ForeScout Technologies, a specialist in the field of ‘agentless’ cyber security, has issued the findings of its new European Perceptions, Preparedness and Strategies for IoT Security Survey. The research reveals that, while the majority of respondents acknowledge the...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a co-operative research and education organisation focused on cyber security issues
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“Growing mobile attacks demand better trained staff and processes” states SANS Institute expert

In the wake of the recently uncovered DarkHotel attack which used compromised Wi-Fi networks in Five-Star hotels to hack the traditional and mobile devices of visiting high-level executives, there’s still a lack of awareness around the risks posed by mobile devices....
Posted On 31 May 2015