100 Days Of GDPR: AI Roadblock

This Saturday 2nd September, marks 100 days of GDPR and, while it may be a step in the right director for consumer rights, John Buyers, a Partner specialising in artificial intelligence at international legal practice Osborne Clarke, believes the regulation has hot a roadblock in terms of artificial intelligence: John Buyers, Partner Specialising in Artificial Intelligence at Osborne Clarke: […]

Met Police Sell £1bn In Property Due To Budget Cuts And The Impact On Cyber Crime

Police skimming the surface of cybercrime

It has been revealed that despite selling off more than £1bn worth of property over the past six years, including the New Scotland Yard building and hundreds of flats and buildings, the Metropolitan Police Federation says it is at a breaking point financially due to budget cuts and this is affecting the number of personnel […]

Cryptojacking Is The New Ransomware

Cryptocurrency mining detections increased more than nine-fold in the first half of 2018 compared with the first half of 2017 whereas the number of ransomware families declined 26% in this year’s first half compared with the second half of last year. In addition, ransomware growth slowed considerably, only inching forward by about 3% from the first half […]

DDoS Attack On Bank Of Spain

Anonymous Catalonia is claiming that they are responsible for the Denial-of-Service attack on the Bank of Spain’s website which took the website offline for a couple of days. This attack was part of a protest against the arrest of Catalan political leaders last year who were fighting for independence of the region. Andrew Lloyd, President at Corero […]

Venafi Study: 80 Percent Of Enterprises Struggle To Protect Machine Identities

Federated Identity Service

Ninety-six percent of IT security professionals believe machine identities are central to company security and viability, but few have capabilities to protect them  Venafi®, the leading provider of machine identity protection, today announced the results of “Securing The Enterprise With Machine Identity Protection, a June 2018 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of […]

Dashlane Partners With New Film “Searching”; How To Secure Your Digital Footprint

OPM security failings

New Hollywood thriller “Searching” opens in cinemas everywhere today. The film, shot almost entirely through the point-of-view of smartphones and computer screens, follows the frantic attempts of a father trying to trace his missing 16-year-old daughter’s digital footprints before she disappears forever. Consumer security experts Dashlane have partnered with Searching, as the film’s official safety […]

Analysis Of More Than 3,000 BEC Attacks Found That 43% Impersonate The CEO

U.S. Department of Justice Cyber Attack

According to a new report released by Barracuda Networks based on a poll of more than 3,000 business email compromise attacks, the CEO was impersonated in almost half of all cases (42.95 per cent). Neil Larkins, CTO & Co-founder at Egress Software Technologies: “Phishing attacks like this easily fool people by using a slightly modified […]