Cyber-Security

Global cyber-security confidence falls to 70 percent

Global cyber-security confidence falls to 70 percent

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Second annual international survey of information security professionals finds global confidence in ability to accurately assess cyber-risk dropped 12 percentage points over 2016.

Presidential commission calls for collaborative action to combat cyber-threats

Presidential commission calls for collaborative action to combat cyber-threats

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Updated: The president's Commission on Enhancing National Cyber-security today released a 100-page report that called for greater cooperation between the government, the private sector, educational institutions and even individual Americans with the goal of protecting and defending the nation's critical cyber infrastructure.

Cyber-security must reflect risk not just regulation

Cyber-security must reflect risk not just regulation

Security is often closely associated with standards and regulations, and there's an assumption that if you are compliant, by default you are secure. That's a dangerous assumption says Nadav Shatz.

Industrial control systems (ICS) and cyber-risks

Industrial control systems (ICS) and cyber-risks

One of Europe's foremost specialists in securing the technology that controls critical infrastructure, Mark Carolan, believes information security pros should be worried about ICS in their infrastructure.

Mergers & acquisitions:  a lesson in cyber-security complacency and reputational ruin

Mergers & acquisitions: a lesson in cyber-security complacency and reputational ruin

When you undertake an acquisition, cyber-security must be a top integration priority. If left to fester, it will eventually catch you out says Ian Kayne.

47% of UK hiring managers in IT expect more demand for tech pros in 2017

47% of UK hiring managers in IT expect more demand for tech pros in 2017

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Nearly half of hiring managers in IT expect more demand in 2017 than they did in 2016.

Chinese cyber-security laws raise espionage and censorship fears

Chinese cyber-security laws raise espionage and censorship fears

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The Chinese Government has passed a new law which enforces further restrictions on the internet freedoms of its internet surfing population. While foreign businesses say this shuts them out, the Chinese government has insisted this law is purely to arm its country with stronger cyber-security protections.

New cyber-academy formed to fast-track next generation of security experts

New cyber-academy formed to fast-track next generation of security experts

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GCHQ-certified programme will quickly give students cutting-edge cyber-security skills to help make UK the safest place to live and do business online.

Panel: Obsession with regulatory compliance doesn't guarantee good cyber-security

Panel: Obsession with regulatory compliance doesn't guarantee good cyber-security

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Companies should spend less time worrying about meeting minimal requirements for cyber-security compliance, and concentrate more on how to protect their most sensitive operations, according to experts speaking today at SC Congress Chicago.

Half of UK orgs feel they lack skills to mitigate cyber-threats

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Nearly half of UK organisations (47 percent) feel they have insufficient skills in-house to deal with the current cyber-threat landscape.

Millennials changing the face of cyber-security

Millennials changing the face of cyber-security

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It's official — there are now more millennials than baby boomers and their influence on information security is starting to have its impact, according to a recent report from LaunchTech that was commissioned by Forcepoint.

Only half of under-25s would join the fight against cyber-crime

Only half of under-25s would join the fight against cyber-crime

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Kaspersky Lab says young cyber-security talent should be used to the industry's advantage, but education and businesses must first provide more programmes and roles to pave the way for new generations.

Post-Brexit Cyber-Security

Post-Brexit Cyber-Security

Henrik Kiertzner asks how will the UK's departure from the European Union impact cyber-security?

Leveraging Big Data with information security

Leveraging Big Data with information security

Bhupender Singh discusses how Big Data is adding a new paradigm to cyber-security

Cyber-security: tense topic for IT pros to discuss with their bosses

Cyber-security: tense topic for IT pros to discuss with their bosses

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More than half of cyber-security professionals find it difficult to highlight possible security system weaknesses for senior management, while the rest find it more difficult to admit something has gone wrong.

Hype hampers understanding of cyber-security says Aussie government

Hype hampers understanding of cyber-security says Aussie government

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A report by the Australian Cyber-Security Centre says that the misuse and over-hyping of cyber-security terms has hampered the public's ability to understand cyber-security issues.

Harnessing integrated security analytics

The era of silver bullet point solutions has created major problems for cyber-security management - from operations to intelligence and response. Skybox Security EMEA VP Justin Coker looks at how integrated security analytics are taking up the challenge.

Consumer cyber-security concerns cost UK economy billions, study

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New study found UK consumers use fewer mobile apps out of cyber-security concerns.

BAE releases online cyber-risk tool assessor

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A new online cyber-risk tool has been produced to allow organisations to assess their cyber-security strengths and weaknesses.

Trump vows strong cyber-security at rally, criticizes Obama, Clinton

Trump vows strong cyber-security at rally, criticizes Obama, Clinton

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At a rally in Virginia, Donald Trump pledged to make cyber-security a top priority.

ISACA programme aims to attract more women into technology professions

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For some time women have been underrepresented in technology, but a new programme seeks to change that by connecting women in technology.

Presidential debate 2016: Candidates pledge cyber-investment, differ on Russia

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Clinton pinned hacks at the Democratic National Conference (DNC) on Russia while Trump said attribution is not clear.

CYBERSEC Poland: State sector challenged over cooperation

CYBERSEC Poland: State sector challenged over cooperation

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No countries are cyber ready. That was the message from Melissa Hathaway, author of the Cyber Readiness Index and former presidential advisor at the first opening plenary speech at CYBERSEC 2016.

FT Cyber-Summit: Ilia Kolochenko - throwing cash on the fire doesn't work

FT Cyber-Summit: Ilia Kolochenko - throwing cash on the fire doesn't work

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High-Tech Bridge CEO Ilia Kolochenko advised a crowd at today's FT Cyber-Summit that we should all "keep is simple", as most breaches happen due to "obvious" mistakes.

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.

Gov-funded boot camp for cyber-security entrepreneurs graduates first intake

Gov-funded boot camp for cyber-security entrepreneurs graduates first intake

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HutZero, a first of its kind boot camp designed to help budding cyber-security entrepreneurs turn their ideas into viable business opportunities, opened last Friday. The entrepreneurs will now begin the three-month long mentorship programme to help realise their ideas.

Why corporate security fails - A focus on leadership

Why corporate security fails - A focus on leadership

Mark Kedgley looks at how cyber-security technology is marketed and the recurring disconnect between product investment and incremental improvements in information security effectiveness.

Only 10% of the global cyber-security workforce are women

Only 10% of the global cyber-security workforce are women

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The cyber-security industry suffers from a lack of gender diversity with an estimated 10 percent of the global information security workforce being women.

China allows foreign tech firms to participate in creating cyber-security standards

China allows foreign tech firms to participate in creating cyber-security standards

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China has signaled an interest in a global approach to developing the country's cyber-security standards for foreign technology companies.

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