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Video: How to remediate a breach (for CEOS)

Video: How to remediate a breach (for CEOS)

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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.

ICYMI: Equation group, Hutzero, Cyber-security unemployment, CEO responsibility and Lord Blunkett

ICYMI: Equation group, Hutzero, Cyber-security unemployment, CEO responsibility and Lord Blunkett

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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

54% of European CEOs are taking responsibility for cyber-security

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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.

OurMine hackers take Uber CEO's Twitter page for a joyride

OurMine hackers take Uber CEO's Twitter page for a joyride

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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.

CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack

CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack

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Following a successful whaling attack in January which cost FACC €40 million, the company has sacked both its CFO and CEO.

Thar she blows: Whaling attacks likely to rise in 2016

Thar she blows: Whaling attacks likely to rise in 2016

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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.

The future CISO: The next Captain Kirk?

The future CISO: The next Captain Kirk?

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Future Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) will be multi-skilled business-enablers, the 21st century equivalent of Captain Kirk from Stark Trek.

After Carbanak, bank CEOs fear cyber-attacks will harm business growth

After Carbanak, bank CEOs fear cyber-attacks will harm business growth

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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.

Darkhotel APT steals IP from travelling executives

Darkhotel APT steals IP from travelling executives

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A sophisticated cyber-espionage campaign uses Wi-Fi and a backdoor to trick travelling C-level execs into downloading "Darkhotel" spying software.

Information security budgets on the decline?

Information security budgets on the decline?

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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.

Why multi-factor authentication is a security best practice

Why multi-factor authentication is a security best practice

Torben Andersen describes the top eight reasons why multi-factor authentication is a security best practice that CEOs need to ensure is implemented.

ICYMI: Black Hat news, biggest breach ever & figures to take to the CEO

ICYMI: Black Hat news, biggest breach ever & figures to take to the CEO

This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) highlights from the Black Hat conference, and reaction to the 'biggest data breach ever'.

IT security pros prioritise new tech over training

IT security pros prioritise new tech over training

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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.

CISOs breaking free from IT control, missing board support

CISOs breaking free from IT control, missing board support

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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.

CISOs still grappling with security awareness training

CISOs still grappling with security awareness training

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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.

Bank bosses finally get the memo on cyber security

Bank bosses finally get the memo on cyber security

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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.

CEOs and CISOs must share blame for data breaches

CEOs and CISOs must share blame for data breaches

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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 should 'change how people think'

Security awareness training should 'change how people think'

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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.

CEOs still don't get cyber security, study finds

CEOs still don't get cyber security, study finds

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A new study reveals that boardroom executives are still unaware of cyber threats, much to the chagrin of those working in information security.

SC Congress London: Bottom-up security awareness has C-level benefits

SC Congress London: Bottom-up security awareness has C-level benefits

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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.

Out of the bunker: A view from the C-suite

Out of the bunker: A view from the C-suite

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.

Lancope CTO sees 'clear disconnect' between board and security

Lancope CTO sees 'clear disconnect' between board and security

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"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.

Mind the gap - CEOs need to address their lack of cyber security knowledge

Mind the gap - CEOs need to address their lack of cyber security knowledge

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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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