SC Magazine UK went down to a Cyber-Rescue Alliance designed to teach CEOs how to respond to a breach when eventually, and inevitably happens.
This week: Leaked NSA hacking tools go to work on Cisco customers, The first class of a new cyber-security school graduates, European CEOs no longer pass the buck on security, and Lord Blunkett opens a Cyber-Highway
More than half (54 percent) of CEOs in European companies are taking responsibility for cyber-security as it is now considered to be an executive responsibility.
Last night, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick became the latest public target of the OurMine hacking group, which posted an unauthorized message on his Twitter page, likely after hijacking his linked Quora account.
Following a successful whaling attack in January which cost FACC €40 million, the company has sacked both its CFO and CEO.
Whaling attacks eschew technical sophistication in favour of a good old fashioned confidence trick and according to cyber-security company, Mimecast, they're on the rise.
Future Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) will be multi-skilled business-enablers, the 21st century equivalent of Captain Kirk from Stark Trek.
Just days after the world's "biggest-ever online heist", a new study reveals that bank CEOs are concerned cyber-risks will harm business growth.
A sophisticated cyber-espionage campaign uses Wi-Fi and a backdoor to trick travelling C-level execs into downloading "Darkhotel" spying software.
A new report which claims information security budgets have fallen has been called into question, but carries better news for security companies and security awareness training.
Torben Andersen describes the top eight reasons why multi-factor authentication is a security best practice that CEOs need to ensure is implemented.
This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) highlights from the Black Hat conference, and reaction to the 'biggest data breach ever'.
New research from IT security vendor Websense and Ponemon Institute indicates that security professionals want their companies to invest in new technology, but are doing little to 'upskill' existing staff.
Some of the UK's chief information security officers (CISOs) are breaking away from IT budgets and reporting lines but are still missing C-level support, a new study reveals.
A study of some of the UK's top chief information security officers (CISOs) has revealed that just 21 percent are conducting security awareness training on a regular basis.
Cyber-criminals large and small are targeting banks and other financial institutions for monetary gain, but smart companies are reacting with bigger cyber security budgets, new technologies and innovative schemes to improve security awareness.
Data breaches continue to make the news, with eBay and Target the most prominent of recent victims, but questions are now being asked on which personnel should take the blame.
Security awareness training must be high on the agenda of best practice when companies fight off cyber threats, experts concluded at the SC Congress London.
A new study reveals that boardroom executives are still unaware of cyber threats, much to the chagrin of those working in information security.
A stellar panel of infosec experts told a packed audience at SC Congress London on Thursday that security awareness can play an integral role in educating C-suite on threats coming from inside and outside the company.
Cyber security can't remain an IT issue. It needs to be addressed and filtered from the C-suite throughout the business, explains Rangu Salgame, CEO of growth ventures at Tata Communications.
"There is a clear disconnect between the people who have to deal with an attack, and the rest of the staff" says the Lancope CTO.
In early 2012, with the Olympics looming, I was a civil servant trying to explain cyber security issues to more senior civil servants.
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