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UK 'too attractive' to DDoS attackers

UK 'too attractive' to DDoS attackers

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Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are on the up according to new research; and the UK is firmly in the crosshairs.

Leaked report reveals Russian battlefield cyber-weapons

Leaked report reveals Russian battlefield cyber-weapons

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A report leaked from the UK armed forces to the media has shown a shocking new cyber dimension of tactical warfare and come to some worrying conclusions about how the UK army would fare in a shooting war against Russia.

Brexit will 'prove challenging' to UK universities and tech sector

Brexit will 'prove challenging' to UK universities and tech sector

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Following the announcement on Friday that the country had voted in favour of leaving the EU, commentators have been assessing the impact on UK tech.

RSA 2016: AG Lynch talks Apple case, info sharing framework with UK

RSA 2016: AG Lynch talks Apple case, info sharing framework with UK

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US Attorney General Loretta Lynch told an RSA audience Apple should comply with government requests for help in unlocking iPhones and confirmed rumours that the US and the UK were in negotiations to share information in criminal investigations.

A quarter of UK companies hit by cyber-attack, industry unsurprised

A quarter of UK companies hit by cyber-attack, industry unsurprised

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As cyber-attacks on UK companies continue to hit new heights, some industry bods are surprised, not at how high the numbers are, but how low.

Does the UK need a chief information security officer?

Does the UK need a chief information security officer?

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While most of the media understandably covers the search for a new President of the United States, we couldn't help but notice another job going begging at the White House: CISO. Which got us to thinking...

Prosecution for breach-deniers says Liam Fox MP

Prosecution for breach-deniers says Liam Fox MP

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Dr Liam Fox MP, Former Secretary of State for Defence has put forward several proposals in a speech yesterday at the Royal United Services Institute including prosecution for organisations that don't report their breaches.

Is the security industry failing SMEs?

Is the security industry failing SMEs?

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Kentucky-based CISO says security industry and UK government are failing SMEs in the UK.

UK and India to build cyber-security training centre

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During a visit last week from Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, Britain's prime minister, David Cameron, agreed to work with India to institute a cyber-security training centre.

UK and US test reactions to financial cyber-attacks

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Britain and the US accomplished a planned drill with leading global firms to see how they would respond to a cyber incident in the finance subdivision.

GCHQ to review proposed nuclear plants for cyber-vulnerability

GCHQ to review proposed nuclear plants for cyber-vulnerability

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GCHQ will be poring over the design in several proposed new chinese-made nuclear power plants.

Cyber-crime overtakes physical crime in the UK

Cyber-crime overtakes physical crime in the UK

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New statistics being released today by the ONS are expected to confirm that cyber-crime has become the largest recorded offence in the UK

Payment processing company tests facial recognition camera as fraud preventative

Payment processing company tests facial recognition camera as fraud preventative

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Worldpay, a payment processing technology company, said it's researching using facial recognition in stores around the UK as a card fraud preventative measure.

UK organisations are top targets for cyber-attackers, says report

UK organisations are top targets for cyber-attackers, says report

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The UK is a big target for cyber attack according to new research, but it's better prepared than most European countries.

ICO demands Google take down links under 'right to be forgotten'

ICO demands Google take down links under 'right to be forgotten'

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The Information Commissioner's Office ordered Google to remove links to webpages detailing a minor crime and the company's prior removal of links related to the offence.

One third of UK companies beset by ransomware

One third of UK companies beset by ransomware

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Hackers exploiting Flash vulnerability to infect machines with Ransomware

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