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  • 23 Nov 2020 12:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Security community says the presence of a robust cyber defence force alongside a robust physical one will be vital to the UK’s national security

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252492353/Security-sector-broadly-backs-Boris-Johnsons-Cyber-Force


  • 23 Nov 2020 11:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    UK-based organisations are either more, or less, likely to pay ransoms, depending on which cyber security supplier you want to believe

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252492191/Ransomware-stats-overload-risks-confusing-buyers


  • 23 Nov 2020 11:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The threat of identity theft via a data breach is heightened with the rise of attacks where ransomware threat actors both encrypt and ransom, and exfiltrate and leak their victims’ data. How does this evolution in cyber crime heighten risk for the enterprise, and what steps can we take to safeguard the personal data we hold?

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Security-Think-Tank-Adapting-defences-to-evolving-ransomware-and-cyber-crime


  • 23 Nov 2020 10:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NHS Digital tells healthcare organisations to be mindful of a marked rise in usage of the Bazar and Buer loaders

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252491686/NHS-warned-over-Ryuk-spreading-through-Trickbot-replacements


  • 23 Nov 2020 10:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In the most recent episode of Fraud Talk, the ACFE’s monthly podcast, Arpinder Singh, CFE, partner and head of India and emerging markets, Forensic & Integrity Services at EY, highlights how cybercrimes like business email compromise (BEC) scams, phishing and account takeover have risen and will continue to rise over the next year.

    https://www.acfeinsights.com/acfe-insights/fraud-talk-the-rise-of-cybercrime-during-covid-19


  • 23 Nov 2020 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A Cyentia Institute report that focuses on the 100 largest cyber incidents of the past five years found that these events totaled $18 billion in reported losses and 10 billion compromised records.

    https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/new-report-quantifies-losses-for-top-100-cyber-incidents-in-past-5-years-18-billion/


  • 23 Nov 2020 9:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    German prosecutors tried to prove that a ransomware attack on a hospital was to blame for someone losing their life. Their story is a warning

    https://www.wired.co.uk/article/ransomware-hospital-death-germany


  • 23 Nov 2020 9:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Despite facing tight timescales at the onset of the pandemic, security professionals have come through the transition to remote working remarkably well, according to a report

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252491917/Security-pros-coped-admirably-with-remote-working-transition


  • 22 Nov 2020 4:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We know there is a sea of information out there around how to best protect yourself online. We also all know the horror stories of hacking, online scams and identity theft. But what are the quickest, most important things for you to do today to ensure it doesn’t happen to you?

    https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/passwords


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