While still a relatively immature industry, cyber insurance can reduce the costs of recovering from a breach, and, as Tony Morbin reports, it can also play a role in driving adoption of best practice, including de-facto standards in critical infrastructure.
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), which houses detailed classified records about nuclear reactors, radioactive material storage and uranium processing plants, has been hacked three times over the past three years, according to a new report.
Kaspersky Lab claims to have identified a highly targeted spear phishing campaign that picks on high profile victims - including government, military, law enforcement agencies and embassies.
Around 30 computers at Malaysian law enforcement agencies looking into the disappearance of the MH370 airplane have reportedly been hacked, with perpetrators making off with confidential data on the aircraft.
The growing impact of web exploits isn't just limited to the enterprise market and must be countered on an industry-scale, says Pedro Bustamante.
A different attitude to privacy and security among many new workplace entrants is a potential risk that has to be managed says Chris Sullivan.
Protect against real-world threats and test the most likely scenarios using relevant models, including low-tech, says Gavin Watson.