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

Cyber crime Europol: “People need to understand the value of reporting”

“Sophisticated” nation state attacks vs “low-level” cybercrime; which is the more menacing? Steven Wilson, Head of European Crime Centre at …

Cyber crime How is Europol tackling cybercrime?

Steven Wilson, Head of European Crime Centre, Europol, summarises the guidance that Europol offers to organisations to help them protect …

Fake news The 21st Century digital battle: how can we end fake news and who’s responsibility...

David Ingham, Digital Partner, Media & Entertainment, Cognizant discusses the ‘fake news’ phenomenon and, in an era dominated by internet …

Ransomware To pay or not to pay? Ethics and best practices when dealing with ransomware...

Paul Rose, Chief Information Security Officer, Six Degrees, asks the question ‘to pay or not to pay?’, and examines the …

Android Adware masquerading as genuine Samsung app downloaded by over 10m users

A fake app on the Google Play Store that offered free and paid firmware updates for their Samsung devices was …

Fraud Why fraud detection needs a reboot

Saryu Nayyar, CEO and founder, Gurucul, outlines what can be done to win the battle against fraudsters. Fraud occurs every day across …

Threats Almost 40% of organisations are wasting their precious cyber security budgets

A large number of organisations are purchasing advanced security software and solutions at a great cost without assessing whether they …

Threats US agencies batting for new legislation to enable encryption backdoors

Top federal officials in the United States are debating whether to introduce a new legislation to outlaw end-to-end encryption that …

Threats Phishers stealing Instagram credentials by offering the verification badge

Security researchers have unearthed a new phishing scam that involves phishers obtaining login credentials of Instagram users by offering them …

Threats 25% of European banks lack legitimate digital certificates for online services

As many as a quarter of European banks do not have essential digital certificates to prove that their home pages …

Threats Lack of cyber training leaving employees vulnerable to phishing attacks

Dedicated cyber security training imparted to employees by organisations for periods ranging from ninety days to up to twelve months …

Threats Majority of enterprises relying on cloud providers to secure their data

As many as 75 percent of global organisations are relying on public cloud providers not only to store all of …