Bank of England urges UK institutions to heighten cybersecurity

Bank and Security

The Bank of England has made an urgent call for all UK institutions to heighten cybersecurity following the Bangladesh hack. This order marks the earliest known case of a central bank in a major economy ordering a formal security check-up of its member banks in response the cyber-heist at the Bangladesh bank in February. Neil […]

Expert Comments on Anonymous Hacker Targets Turkish Patients

Following the news of an Anonymous hacker gaining access to Turksih citizens’ hospital information, David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab commented on this news below. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab, said: The news of an Anonymous hacker gaining access to Turkish citizens’ hospital information is another warning to manufactures and […]

Hackers Target US Presidential Campaigns

Following the news that hackers are targeting the US presidential campaigns, IT security experts from Tripwire provide insight into the motivations of the attacks and what we can expect in the run up to the election: Dwayne Melancon, CTO and VP, Research & Development at Tripwire: “We know that ‘hacktivists’ tend to look for high-profile targets, either […]

Security Implications of the Pavlok Wristband

With the news of the Pavlok wristband which conditions wearers into good behaviour by using shock therapy, Liviu Itoafa, security researcher at Kaspersky Lab responded below. Liviu Itoafa, security researcher at Kaspersky Lab “Following the news of the Pavlok wristband which conditions wearers into good spending behaviour by using shock therapy, it is important to factor in […]

Tackling Cyber Security Threats in 2016

checkpoint threat report

The news headlines are increasingly filled with news of cyber attacks hitting organisations, as they become more prevalent and sophisticated.  It is therefore of no surprise to hear that the UK Government has decided to invest £1.9 million over the next five years into protecting Britain from cyber attacks. Consequently, cyber security has become a […]

Authentication of Tomorrow

Merging worlds The merging of the organic and digital worlds is undoubtedly gathering pace. As humans, we ourselves are now huge consumers of technology, which has led to patience being a virtue for very few. However, this patience is being tested on a daily basis. Just one example is the login process we have all […]