News Free online cyber security course from Newcastle University

Newcastle University’s School of Computing Science is offering a free cyber security course. The course is open to anyone, including …

News Calling all hackers…

So you can hack into a luxury car! You could be just what the UK needs. Thirty cyber security amateurs have …

News 24 hours: that’s how long it takes to steal your data

Nine out of ten hackers can break through cyber security defences and into the systems they target within 12 hours. …

News Cyber breaches: ever more complex, pervasive & damaging

Verizon's Data Breach Digest for 2017 once again has employees "front and centre" in the battle against cyber breaches. It's …

Culture & Education Stormy times ahead for the cloud?

UK organisations are proving more risk averse towards adopting cloud computing than their peers across the globe. While this isn't …

Information Security Enterprise security isn’t working

Organisations are spending $75 billion on security, yet data breaches are continuing at an alarming rate A new Forrester study has …

Culture & Education A new way to prove your identity

For a lot of services, online and offline, you need to provide evidence of your identity or your age. It …

Information Security UK cyber resilience: “Could do better”

How resilient are UK organisations to damage from cyber threats? New research from the Ponemon Institute indicates that there is …

Information Security DNS: a back door into your data?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in just over a year. And with fines of up to …

Information Security FTSE 100 failing the cyber test

They are large organisations and all of them face considerable challenges in keeping their data and IT systems secure. Yet …

News Fake identities and fake opinions

Don't believe everything you read in the newspapers! Author and journalist Edward Lucas has written a fascinating analysis of fake …

Culture & Education Do you trust your bank?

Even Facebook, often perceived as being fairly cavalier with its users’ personal data, is rolling out new security. They probably …