Security Experts Believe Skills Gap Can Be Bridged – Deloitte Disruption Index

Business leaders’ confidence in the digital skills of new entrants to the workplace has improved in the last six months, according to the latest Digital Disruption Index by Big Four accountant Deloitte. A growing number of business leaders think that school leavers and graduates have the right digital skills and experience, according to the new report. Experts […]

Orphaned Accounts: Did The Quora Hack Reveal Hidden Dangers?

From watching funny cat videos to checking the latest news, we are all familiar with the exchange of personal data (email address information, and the like) for services. But, could we be becoming dangerously complacent? Studies reveal that 57 per cent of British consumers are concerned about how much personal data they have previously shared […]

Vietnam Says That Facebook Has Violated Controversial Cyber Security Law

Facebook has violated Vietnam’s new cyber-security law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on the platform, the country’s state media said on Wednesday (Jan 9), days after the controversial legislation took effect in the communist-ruled country. Expert Comments below: Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge: “The problem of many emerging cyber laws is that […]

NCSC Starts Campaign To Help Industry Fight Foreign State Threats

It has been reported that the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has launched a program aimed at helping U.S. companies protect themselves from cyber-attacks or other threats from foreign nation-state actors. The NCSC is now sharing materials on how firms can guard themselves against threats to the supply chain — or components manufactured outside of the U.S. […]

Bypassing 2-Factor Authentication

Phishing attacks can be automated through a new penetration testing tool published by security researcher Piotr Duszyński. Modlishka is the name of the tool and it can bypass login operations for accounts protected by two-factor authentication (2FA). Don Duncan, Security Engineer at NuData Security: “While cybercriminals can get past two-factor authentication (2FA), this should only be […]

Weaponised Emails Pose Biggest Threat To Cyber Security In 2019

UK cyber security innovator Glasswall Solutions predicts decline of mass cyber-attacks as criminals opt for more tailored methods, with awareness growing that anti-virus technology fails to provide full protection Glasswall Solutions, the pioneering UK-based cyber security company, today reveals its five top predictions for 2019. The list covers the developments that Glasswall’s team of experts […]