A wide range of articles, videos and interviews concerning persistent and current threats that organisations face.

Social engineering Understanding the social engineering threat

Social engineering attacks are what every organisation is usually let down by, so how can they mitigate the risks it …

Insider threat Former Bank of America executive held for misusing access to company data

Daniel Rivas, a former IT executive at Bank of America, has been arrested for misusing his access to company systems …

Ransomware How are GDPR and ransomware attacks related?

Rik Ferguson, VP cyber security research at Trend Micro, explains how GDPR means that organisations need to take ransomware even …

HackingNews Have you heard of #leaktheanalyst?

You must have heard of Adi Peretz, the ‎Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at Virginia-based Mandiant Security who bore the brunt of …

Fake news 8 easy ways to spot fake news

A lot has been written about fake news recently and it makes sense to have an idea how to detect …

DDoS Modern DDoS attacks seek fewer hosts, yet impale large network servers

Content delivery network Akamai Technologies has revealed that technology companies, educational institutions and gaming companies have been targeted by as …

Ransomware Cyber threats: it’s not if, it’s when

David Belder, CIO of Verint Systems, explains how ransomware is evolving as an information security threat for business. What do …

Cyber attack Why are cyber attacks under reported?

Rik Ferguson, VP security research at Trend Micro, explains that the under-reporting of cyber crime is often a result of …

Threats Declaring war on the hackers’ ROI

Cybercrime is increasingly run like a business with product research, help desks, sales targets and even money-back guarantees. Teiss guest blogger, …

Insider threat The insider threat

Do you need a patch for stupidity? Research into the cause of cyber security breaches almost invariably shows that insiders …

Ransomware Schools warned over ransomware campaign targeting headteachers

Schools have been warned to stay on guard after security experts discovered a new ransomware campaign targeting headteachers. According to …