Tony Morbin

Celebrate! SC Awards Europe 2019 shortlist announced today

Celebrate! SC Awards Europe 2019 shortlist announced today

Finalists for the SC Awards Europe 2019 are announced today. Best Security Company contenders are: Digital Shadows; Palo Alto Networks; Kaspersky Lab; CyberArk; Sophos; F-Secure. Best .......

LockerGoga ransomware blamed for Norsk Hydro attack - impacts aluminium prices

LockerGoga ransomware blamed for Norsk Hydro attack - impacts aluminium prices

Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has confirmed it was hit by the LockerGoga ransomware variant on Monday evening and had to shut down some of its plants as a result.

At 2 billion records leaked, breach is triple size of earlier reports

At 2 billion records leaked, breach is triple size of earlier reports

A data leak at data validation company Verifications.io is three times larger than originally reported, comprising two billion leaked records not 809 million, according to cyber-security company Dynarisk.

Book Review: CISO, defenders of the cyber-realm

Book Review: CISO, defenders of the cyber-realm

Whether you are a CISO, want to become one, or employ/ought to employ one, reading this book will repay the time spent, providing both practical advice and wider social/commercial context of the role.

Now we have to worry about fourth-party risk

Now we have to worry about fourth-party risk

As the consequences of data breaches on a company's reputation, share prices fall and compliance fines rise, so we now need to look further down the supply chain to reduce risk.

Understanding what rules different countries play by in cyber-space

Understanding what rules different countries play by in cyber-space

Almost 90 countries have adopted a national cyber-security strategy, providing information to explain how states think and interpret the limits of mandatory, allowed and prohibited behaviour in cyber-space.

Identifying strategists and policy advisors to deploy tech & remediate attacks

Identifying strategists and policy advisors to deploy tech & remediate attacks

The cyber-security industry recognises that it needs a broader range of skills than purely technologists, but where do they come from, and how do they demonstrate the tech understanding to make a contribution?

BT Security MD Kevin Brown exclusive interview: massive growth in headcount planned

BT Security MD Kevin Brown exclusive interview: massive growth in headcount planned

"We are not just in the security business because its a vibrant market and a great opportunity to grow BT's business, we are in the security business because we have to be in the security business," says Kevin Brown, recently-appointed managing director of BT Security.

Zurich insurance refuses payout on NotPetya using 'war exclusion' clause

Zurich insurance refuses payout on NotPetya using 'war exclusion' clause

Zurich insurance is subject to a $100 million damages claim by US food company Mondelez for not paying out a claim related to the NotPetya cyber-attacks with the insurer citing war exclusion clause.

CISO to become BISO? Unless you understand your risks, you don't understand your opportunities

CISO to become BISO? Unless you understand your risks, you don't understand your opportunities

"Every customer that we see is going through some form of digital transformation (so we are talking about) ... how security plays into that, and what some of the challenges are in managing digital risk."