Tony Morbin

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."

Don't look back in anger - GDPR compliance needs ongoing work

Don't look back in anger - GDPR compliance needs ongoing work

GDPR has opened up corporate and public minds to the importance of data privacy, but even with punitive fines looming, many organisations failed to prepare, and as infractions work their way through the system, there are more serious consequences to come.

2019 cyber-security predictions - Pandora's box of ills - but Hope remains

2019 cyber-security predictions - Pandora's box of ills - but Hope remains

More extensive that ever: AI-driven chat-bots to Zero-day mining as a service, Fuzzing; 5G, successes & failures of GDPR, loss of faith in the public internet, the IOT, breaches, Sim-jacking, skills shortage, ROI, death of privacy, failure to evolve and a host of novel new threats and solutions.

Two strikes by FBI: multiple botnets disrupted in anti-fraud op; two indicted for £24m Iranian SamSam ransomware campaign

Two strikes by FBI: multiple botnets disrupted in anti-fraud op; two indicted for £24m Iranian SamSam ransomware campaign

FBI successes: Botnet manipulating 1.7 million IPs in US and Europe taken down, and separately two Iranians indicted in US for SamSam ransomware extortion against US and Canadian victims.

Women in security - how do we rectify the imbalance?

Women in security - how do we rectify the imbalance?

"I don't ever want to get a position because I am a woman, I want to get it because I am the right person for the job." - Sian John MBE, chief security advisor, cyber-security solutions group Microsoft

SC Interview: Sian John, Microsoft - the push for security-by-design and IIOT/desktop network separation

SC Interview: Sian John, Microsoft - the push for security-by-design and IIOT/desktop network separation

Sian John, chief security advisor, Microsoft, took time out from Microsoft Future Decoded 2018 to explain the organisation's drive for security-by-design, and support for separating industrial and desktop networks.

Cyber Tzar in cabinet called for to give CNI a policy lead

Cyber Tzar in cabinet called for to give CNI a policy lead

UK joint parliamentary committee on national security strategy calls for greater political leadership on cyber-defence with a call for a cyber-security minister in the Cabinet to provide greater strategic direction.

Re-thinking the internet - if we could start again, how would it change?

Re-thinking the internet - if we could start again, how would it change?

The Internet celebrates its 50th birthday - an awesome system that's insecure with new insecure access devices being added exponentially. If we do want change, we have to do it now says Berners Lee.

Interview Google: searching for the security/privacy balance

Interview Google: searching for the security/privacy balance

Google knows lots about us, but it has to tread a balance between using that data to enhance services, while respecting our privacy and keeping our details secure.