Protecting the UK from the increasing cyber threat

Protecting the UK from the increasing cyber threat

Ciaran Martin, CEO of the NCSC, discusses how the UK and international partners are pushing back against state and criminal cyber aggression to help make the UK digital homeland significantly safer The importance of cybersecurity has never been felt so acutely in our society. During April 2018, in an unprecedented joint statement with the American […]

What are some of the most common mistakes small business owners make regarding cyber security?

What are some of the most common mistakes small business owners make regarding cyber security?

What are some of the most common mistakes small business owners make regarding cyber security? The landscape of information security is no longer a teenage hacker sitting in a dark basement. Nation states and organized crime hire highly trained, competent hackers to look for unprotected machines and infrastructure worldwide. Information is valuable. A complete set […]

What are the future threats in cyber security? – IT Governance Blog

What are the future threats in cyber security? – IT Governance Blog

Last week the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the National Crime Agency (NCA) released their annual report on the cyber threats facing UK businesses. The report examines how cyber activity has impacted UK businesses over the past 12 months and the future threats they will face. Cryptojacking Cryptojacking is when cryptocurrency miners are delivered […]

Cyber Threat Intelligence: How to Turn Quantity into Quality

Cyber Threat Intelligence: How to Turn Quantity into Quality

Cyber Threat Intelligence: How to Turn Quantity into Quality Cyber threat intelligence has become a key component of any cyber security strategy because it provides a new dimension of visibility, monitoring and intelligence gathered from multiple source across the clear, deep and dark web. Many CISO’s consider cyber threat intelligence  to be an essential tool […]

Cyber Security Best Practices for Your Business + Lutz Tech

Cyber Security Best Practices for Your Business + Lutz Tech

Cyber Security is a subject that continues to make headlining news. Because every business is at risk of a cyberattack, it’s important to know what types of threats your business could be subject to and understand the techniques you can implement to help prevent attacks from happening. Types of Cyber Security Threats There are two […]

Nehru port is the first victim in India of Petya cyber attack

Nehru port is the first victim in India of Petya cyber attack

A major malware attack, named Petya, has brought one of the three ports in Jawaharlal Port Trust (JNPT) to a complete standstill. Senior JNPT officials told mid-day, “The Gateway Terminals India (GTI), third container terminal operated by (APM Terminals and the container Corporation of India Ltd) was affected due to the cyber attack, on Tuesday, […]

Cyber attack on Mexican opposition party website triggers election nerves

Cyber attack on Mexican opposition party website triggers election nerves

Vastavam web: The website of a Mexican political opposition party was hit by a cyber attack during Tuesday’s final television debate between presidential candidates ahead of the July 1 vote, after the site had published documents critical of the leading candidate. The National Action Party (PAN) said that its website, targeting front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez […]

Cyber attack: Two Indonesian hospitals, German rail operator affected

Cyber attack: Two Indonesian hospitals, German rail operator affected

A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the US National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain’s health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. A window announcing the encryption of data including a requirement to pay appears on an electronic timetable display […]

Bridging the Cyber Security Skills Landscape

Bridging the Cyber Security Skills Landscape

A global study has highlighted the UK’s crippling skills shortage, with businesses “put at risk” as employer demand for expertise is treble the supply. The number of cyber security job searches in Britain reached just 31.6% of the number of cyber security jobs posted, giving the UK a skills gap second only to that of […]

Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack

Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack

Two 20-something cyber experts helped bring down the widespread ransomware attack that infiltrated networks at hospitals, banks, and government agencies in multiple countries. A 22-year-old British researcher unintentionally found the so-called “kill switch” that authors of the malicious software left in the code. Later, he teamed up with a 28-year-old engineer in western Michigan to […]