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  • 22 Apr 2018 10:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Studying how online users react to attacks in of itself is not going to solve the phishing epidemic.


    https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-prevent-phishing-by-studying-the-psychology-behind-digital-fraud/


  • 22 Apr 2018 10:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber-attackers are turning to tools that automate the process of finding and hijacking vulnerable servers

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43788337

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are costing enterprises up to £35,000 per attack in lost business and productivity plus mitigation costs, but lost revenue is considered to be only the fourth most damaging consequence of this type of cyber attack

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252439254/DDoS-attacks-cost-up-to-35000

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:26 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    You may have seen or heard about the recent advisory on Russian state-sponsored cyber actors targeting network infrastructure devices.

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/malicious-russian-cyber-activity-what-does-it-mean-small-organisations

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:26 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The security community has welcomed the UK government announcement of funding to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security capabilities

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252439481/UK-Commonwealth-cyber-security-funding-welcomed

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:25 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The cyber threat to business has never been greater, so the National Cyber Security Centre is urging UK companies to ensure they have implemented all the basic, best-practice cyber security controls and processes

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252439079/UK-businesses-urged-to-ensure-they-do-cyber-security-basics

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The NCSC, FBI and DHS have issued a joint Technical Alert about malicious cyber activity carried out by the Russian Government.

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/joint-us-uk-statement-malicious-cyber-activity-carried-out-russian-government

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The number of targeted attacks has doubled in the past year compared with the previous 12 months, despite improvements in detecting and blocking them, a cyber resilience study shows


    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252439164/Targeted-cyber-attacks-doubled-in-past-year-study-shows


  • 22 Apr 2018 10:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The majority of hackers claim they can breach an organisation within hours, while most security professionals admit they do not know what to look for

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252439009/Cyber-attackers-can-breach-targets-in-hours-report-reveals

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The NCSC and law enforcement are implementing a new cyber incident prioritisation framework.


    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/new-cyber-attack-categorisation-system-improve-uk-response-incidents


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