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Future UK Cyber Security Stars Tackle Vulnerable Cryptocurrency in Latest Challenges

On Friday, Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre (HMGCC) and leading science and engineering company QinetiQ hosted the latest Cyber Security Challenge UK Face-to-Face competition at QinetiQ’s headquarters in Farnborough. The competition saw 28 code-breaking


Facebook Increases Security For Political Campaign Staff

Facebook is introducing new security tools for political campaign staff, concerned about dirty tricks in the run-up to the mid-term elections. On his personal Facebook page, CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted


Data privacy automation: Unlock your most valuable asset

In years past, data privacy was the purview of the chief privacy officer. However, increasingly, CTOs are being tasked with operationalizing a data privacy solution for the company. That’s because data privacy


Analysis of half-a-billion emails reveals malware-less email attacks are on the rise

FireEye analyzed over half-a-billion emails from 1H 2018, and found that 32% of email traffic seen in the first half of 2018 was considered ‘clean’ and actually delivered to an


“Zero Trust” Is the Opposite of Business

The term zero trust has been cropping up a lot recently, with even a small conference on the topic recently. It sounds like an ideal security goal, but some caution is warranted.


Application Security: How to Secure the Many Apps in Your Enterprise

Today’s enterprises are struggling to secure their applications. With thousands of applications in use and new threats emerging daily, large organizations face a monumental task. Compounding matters is the fact

Identity Theft Software

Phished credentials caused twice as many breaches than malware in the past year

Personal device use for remote work poses the biggest security risk to organisations safeguarding their increasingly mobile and cloud-based IT environment, according to a new survey of 100 UK-based senior


Cybersecurity as catalyst for greater adoption of agile development

Agile development increases the output of software development projects by using a faster, more iterative engineering process. This pace also allows rapid course correction, which is great for meeting customer


Building an effective cyber defence against polymorphic malware

Jan Van Vliet, VP and GM EMEA at Digital Guardian, goes through the best practices to protect against polymorphic malware.Recent research suggests as much as 97% of all malware infections


How chords, words and shapes can lead to better passwords

So, what makes a secure password? Ultimately, it boils down to complexity – passwords get more secure as they become more complex.Passwords suck. Plain and simple. They’re a pain to