UK Firms Facing ‘Serious’ Hack Attacks From China

Following the news about hack attacks from China have been targeting UK firms. Graeme Newman, Chief Innovation Officer at CFC Underwriting provides an insight below on the potential devastation these attacks can cause to organisations, in particular SMEs who may be more at risk of cyber-crime of this kind. Graeme Newman, Chief Innovation Officer at CFC Underwriting: “While one […]

Over Half Of Brits Would Feel Safer Without Encryption

Two-thirds of the British public claim the ability of police to intercept and read communications between terrorists is more important than privacy, according to a new study. Lee Munson, Security Researcher at Security and Privacy Advice Comparison Website Comparitech commented below. Lee Munson, Security Researcher at  “The thought that if you have done nothing wrong, […]

PwC Report APT10 Global Attack

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Following the news about PwC report APT10 global attack, Greg Sim, CEO at Glasswall Solutions commented below. Greg Sim, CEO at Glasswall Solutions: “The APT10 Operation Cloud Hopper attack revealed in a report by PwC UK and BAE Systems exposes the utter sham of so-called anti-virus defences. The anti-virus companies touting these failed solutions already […]

Blizzard Games Wins $8.5 In Damages And Google Bug Bounty Fail

Following the news about Blizzard Gaming that has won $8.5 million copyright damages against German company Bossland. Which creates “cheats”, “hacks” to give gamers unfair advantage, Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at web security firm, High-Tech Bridge commented below. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge: “This is a very interesting case, however it’s not really a case of […]

Encryption And Its Role In National Security

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The recent terrorist attack in Westminster has brought with it renewed questions about the use of end-to-end encryption by messaging services such as WhatsApp. With news that Home Secretary Amber Rudd has called leading tech bosses from Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook to a summit to discuss encryption and its national security implications, David Emm, Principal Security […]

EEMBC And Prpl Align To Drive Use Of Hypervisors To Create Security-By-Separation For Trusted IoT

Collaboration to assess performance overhead of virtualization technologies in embedded devices SANTA CLARA, CALIF. Today the prpl Foundation and EEMBC announced a formal partnership to advance the use of security-by-separation in Internet of Things (IoT) edge devices. By developing an industry-standard hypervisor benchmark, the collaboration aims to shatter the perception that the use of hardware virtualization in low-power embedded devices […]

Honeywell Launches New Industrial Cyber Security Solution To Enable Secure Use Of USB Devices

Secure Media Exchange (SMX) provides a  simple, safe way for industrial plants to use USB-removable media and manage USB ports Helps protect industry and critical infrastructure from USB-borne threats HOUSTON. Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions (HPS) today announced a new solution for industrial sites as they balance productivity and cyber security demands. Honeywell’s new Secure Media Exchange (SMX) protects […]

How Does Blockchain Work? – Transactions Without An Intermediary

The global blockchain market is growing fast: it is predicted to be worth US$20 billion by 2024 compared to US$ 315.9 million in 2015 but just what is it and how does it work? Here René Bader, Manager of Critical Business Applications & Big Data and Thorsten Deckers, Senior IT Security Consultant at NTT Security provide some […]

Security Challenges in Next Generation 5G Mobile Networks

5G technology is the next step in the development of mobile communication. 5G will not only provide voice and data communication but also provide capabilities for new technologies such as Internet of Things. 5G is no longer confined to provide faster mobile services for voice and data communication but instead it will serve vertical industries, […]

Samsung Operating System Prone To Attacks, According To Security Experts

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Tizen, the operating system that runs on Samsung’s connected devices like televisions and smartwatches, is plagued by a number of dangerous security vulnerabilities, according to a report from Motherboard. Amihai Neiderman, the head of security research at Equus Software in Israel, reported Samsung’s in-house operating system suffers from more than 40 zero-day exploits—vulnerabilities that have not […]