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  • 09 Apr 2018 3:58 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber attackers switched focus to ransomware attacks in 2017 putting pressure on incident response, while human error was responsible for two-thirds of compromised records

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252438171/Ransomware-puts-pressure-on-incident-response

  • 09 Apr 2018 3:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Facebook was warned by security researchers that attackers could abuse its phone number and email search facility to harvest people's data.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43656746

  • 09 Apr 2018 3:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The time taken by firms to detect breaches increased by 40% from 2016 to 175 days on average in 2017, according to the latest M-Trends report by security firm FireEye.

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252438158/Average-attacker-dwell-time-nearly-six-months-for-EMEA-study-shows

  • 09 Apr 2018 3:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Just one in 100 crimes on the web ends with a conviction and 99% of crooks escape justice as police commissioner says systems 'couldn't cope' if all reports were passed on

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5570959/Just-one-100-crimes-web-ends-conviction.html

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Due to several high profile attacks over the past year, ransomware is now well known across organisations, but there are other threats to be aware of, say cyber security experts


    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252437553/Ransomware-publicity-heightened-awareness-but-other-threats-remain-experts-say

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A recent Freedom of Information (FOI) request sent to the Student Loan Company (SLC) has revealed that phishing scams have taken over £100,000 from students across the UK in the past few years.


    https://theboar.org/2018/03/phishing-scams-take-money-students/

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Many businesses, especially board members, do not understand the scale of the cyber threat, but international efforts to combat cybercrime are being hampered by political barriers


    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252437822/Business-unaware-of-scale-of-cyber-threat


  • 03 Apr 2018 1:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The chairman of the Israel Airports Authority paints a dismal picture of the state of cyber security in aviation, and offers advice on what can be done to avert the next disaster

    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252437816/Most-airports-not-protected-from-cyber-threats

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber-security executives and business decision makers question whether phishing emails or ransomware attacks are the most potent threats faced, but are businesses equipped to implement all-round risk mitigation strategies?

    https://www.scmagazineuk.com/phishing-or-ransomware-experts-dispute-which-is-biggest-cyber-threat/article/753128/

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Managed cloud computing firm Rackspace is calling on UK organisations to do more to develop cyber security skills in the light of research into expertise in cloud security

    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252437641/UK-organisations-urged-to-develop-cyber-security-skills

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