Process, Secure Storage And The First Responder

I was watching the Babes-in-the Wood Murders last night on TV, involving Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway who were murdered by the, then 20-year-old Russell Bishop who was tried, and acquitted in 1987 – sadly, Bishop having been released went on to reoffend again some years later with the abduction, assault, and attempted murder of […]

Crowdsourced Security Poised For Breakthrough In 2019

New study from Bugcrowd and Enterprise Strategy Group highlights increased reliance on crowdsourced security platforms and DevSecOps for greater application security  Bugcrowd, the #1 crowdsourced security company, today released Security Leadership Study – Trends in Application Security. Developed in conjunction with Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), a leading security industry analyst firm, this survey of 200 CISOs and cybersecurity decision […]

New Insurance Cybersec Ratings Service – Experts Views

As reported by the Wall Street Journal this week, Insurers Creating a Consumer Ratings Service for Cybersecurity Industry. The collaborative effort led by Marsh & McLennan would score best products for reducing hacking risk, and some of the world’s biggest insurers plan to work together on an assessment of the best cybersecurity available to businesses, an unusual […]

Critical Vulnerability Magento E-commerce Platform Puts As Many As 300,000 Commerce Sites At Risk

E-commerce fraud

It has been reported that a critical vulnerability in the Magento e-commerce platform is putting as many as 300,000 commerce sites at risk of card-skimming infections until they install a recently released patch.   Magento is reportedly used on over 15 million eCommerce sites. With the proliferation of attacks like Magecart, vulnerabilities like this in Magento can become a serious security […]

Brexit: Con, Troll, All Delete – Cyber Security Risks Of A No-Deal

If the UK exits the European Union without a transition deal, we should brace ourselves for a deluge of cyber con-artists offering UK users ‘help’ – all seeking to capture valuable information which can be used for nefarious aims. Expect terms such as EHIC cards and E111 – European Driving License Green Card – to […]

Survey: Countries With Government-Mandated Encryption Backdoors More Susceptible To Nation-State Attacks

69% of security professionals believe countries with government mandated encryption backdoors suffer an economic disadvantage in the global marketplace Venafi®, the leading provider of machine identity protection, today announced the results of a survey on government-mandated encryption backdoors that evaluated the opinions of 517 IT security professionals attending the RSA Conference 2019. It showed that […]

Industrial Security Limited In Scope

A new Kaspersky Report is out today covering the H2 2018, Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems, that almost one in two industrial systems display evidence of attackers attempting malicious activity – in most cases, detected by security software. Ray DeMeo, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Virsec: “The industrial automation space is definitely vulnerable […]

U.S Federal Reserve System

Growing U.S. Federal Cybersecurity Market

As reported by BleepingComputer, a report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO),  states that Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) systems are exposed to an increased risk of unauthorized access because of security weaknesses found in the U.S. Treasury Department’s computing systems.  These security weaknesses included the information systems used by the Treasury Department to […]

Security Concerns Over Making Tax Digital – Experts Views

Tax data

VAT-registered businesses with a taxable turnover above the VAT threshold are required to use the Making Tax Digital service to keep records digitally and use software to submit their VAT returns from 1 April 2019. Many traditional family run firms, local shops, tradesmen and others – who have submitted Paper VAT returns for a generation […]

Why IP EXPO Manchester 2019 Is Not To Be Missed

IP EXPO Europe

It’s a week to go until IP EXPO Manchester 2019 brings leaders in the technology industry together under one roof to educate attendees on the latest IT innovations to help drive their business forward. Taking place on 3rd and 4th April at Manchester Central, the event now encompasses cyber security, cloud and infrastructure, AI, data […]