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Cyber security Tracking the top activity trends in application security

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This year’s BSIMM report included findings from 130 organisations, spanning several verticals and geographies, and highlighted four key activity trends. …

Cyber security Preparing a strong institutionalised incident response plan

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For institutionalised incident response, a clear security plan makes all the difference to mitigate damage and boost trust When it …

Cyber security Crown Prosecution Service suffered 1,627 data security incidents in 2019-20

The Crown Prosecution Service announced in its Annual Report today that it suffered a total of 1,627 data security incidents …

Cyber security Perception of cyber security professionals is now overwhelmingly positive, finds (ISC)² study

Despite an increasing demand for cyber security workers amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and changing perceptions of employees towards cyber …

Cyber security 97% of the top cyber security companies have suffered security incidents

Over 97% of the world's largest cyber security companies have suffered data leaks and other security incidents exposed on the …

Cyber security Huawei slams UK’s 5G decision as it winds up hardware sales

Huawei has reportedly decided to wind up sales of networking switches, servers, and storage gear in the UK, but not …

Cyber security Microsoft to stop supporting Adobe Flash Player from December

Microsoft have confirmed they will end support for Adobe Flash Player by the end of 2020 due to the product's …

Cyber security Expired TLS cert resulted in hour-long Spotify outage

The massive hour-long outage affecting music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday occurred because the company reportedly failed to renew a …

Cyber security UK universities failing to provide adequate security training to staff and students

UK universities are not acting quickly enough to educate their staff and students about cyber threats, with 46% of university …

Cyber security Monitoring Cyber Essentials

A new service provides a continuous assessment of compliance with the UK Government's Cyber Essentials controls avoiding the danger that …

Cyber security Majority of IT security professionals are suffering from overwork or burnout

Inadequate security budgets, rising threat levels, and manpower shortage are placing a heavy burden on IT security professionals, so much …

Cyber security UK set to completely ban Huawei equipment from mobile networks

Concerned very much about the prospect of China using Huawei-supplied equipment to carry out covert surveillance in the UK, Boris …