Cyber security UK businesses quick to spot cyber breaches but failing to stop cyber attacks

Inconsistent cyber defences mean less than a fifth of UK organisations are effectively stopping cyber attacks Hackers are having more …

Cyber warfare Government cybersecurity commission calls for international cooperation, resilience and retaliation

The global commons are under assault in cyberspace. Ransomware attacks, including North Korea’s WannaCry and Russia’s NotPetya, have disrupted vital medical services and …

Breach Could the majority of breaches be “completely preventable” for little money?

What was at the heart of the BA, Marriott, Equifax, Capital One and Travelex breaches? Basic error, says Greg Van …

Business Continuity How to ensure data and operations are recoverable after a cyber-attack

John Beattie, principal consultant at Sungard Availability Services outlines the critical steps organisations must take to ensure data and operations …

Data privacy Tesco Clubcard owners warned over data security concern

Tesco, British supermarket chain, send a warning to 600,000 loyalty card members over a potential data breach of Clubcard usernames …

Ransomware Redcar ransomware: Council reveal the nature of recent cyber-attack

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, in the North East of England, confirm ransomware as the reason why their IT systems …

Hacking OurMine hacker group target Korean boy band’s Twitter account

Celebrity twitter accounts are a common target for hackers. K-Pop boy band BTS recently had their account compromised by elite …

Cyber risk We don’t know the true extent of cyberbullying – and children need help in...

There are growing fears about the rise of cyberbullying and its impact on children. Unlike traditional face-to-face bullying, a bully can conceal their identity …

Breach US Defence Agency takes action after security breach

Defence Information Systems Agency (DISA), have sent a urgent warning out to its users that their personal information could have …

Social media Israeli court orders Facebook to unblock account of NSO Group employee

A Tel Aviv court ordered Facebook Inc to unblock the private account of a worker at Israeli surveillance company NSO …

Risk management Addressing “fatalism” in cyber security: Are we powerless to change events or do we...

Dr. Randy Burkhead, security consultant at AT&T Cybersecurity, discusses "fatalism" and the outdated approaches to cyber security that are holding …

Cyber attack Hong Kong banks compare pandemic and cyber-attack stress test with epidemic reality

Last October, nearly four dozen banks in Hong Kong confronted a nightmare "stress test" scenario: a pandemic that swept through …