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6 ways you are sabotaging your cyber defences

If we asked any of the IT departments that we deal on a daily basis about their current priorities, they would all unfailingly say that protecting their company against cyber

Industry Insights

Cyber Security Incidents: Insider Threat falls in UK (to 65%) and Germany (to 75%) post GDPR, but US risk increases (to 80%)

New research by data security company, Clearswift, has shown that year on year cyber security incidents from those within the organisation, as a percentage of all incidents, have fallen in the

Software

How hackers exploit critical infrastructure

The traditional focus of most hackers has been on software, but the historical focus of crime is on anything of value. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that as

Industry Insights

Hack like a CISO

Developing the security officers’ processes, strategies and techniques for managing their time, resources and teams.I have written several times over the last couple of years about how the role of

IT Compliance

GDPR has made life easier for cyberciminals

Removal of PII data from Whois records makes protecting Internet users increasingly difficult for security professionals. New research conducted by domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence firm DomainTools has revealed that

Hardware/Network

What Tesla’s Spygate Teaches Us About Insider Threats

The saga involving a malicious insider at Tesla keeps getting stranger. Already there have been several fascinating twists and turns, well-chronicled in the press and on social media. Whatever the truth is,

Software

Taken by Ransomware? Certain Skills Required.

Skull and crossbones adorning a pair of Alexander McQueen boots, um yes, please. Skull and crossbones flashing across my PC, uh no, thanks. While the former speaks of swashbuckling ready-to-wear,

Hardware/Network

Focus on security and standards to reap IoT rewards

Organisations are now investing billions in the Internet of Things (IoT) to create business efficiencies and improve productivity. Gartner claims that over a third (37 per cent) of the 8.4

Hardware/Network

Five network security threats facing retail – and how to fight them

Digital networks are now the backbone of every retail operation. But they are also a very attractive target for cyber criminals. Paul Leybourne of Vodat International examines the key cyber

Identity Theft

Inside look at lifecycle of stolen credentials and extent of data breach damage

Shape Security released its Credential Spill Report, shedding light on the extent to which the consumer banking, retail, airline and hospitality industries are impacted by credential stuffing attacks and account