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CyberRisk Alliance acquires US Cybersecurity Collaborative establishing its Peer Council Business Platform
Two UK hackers get jail after online bragging outed them

Two UK hackers get jail after online bragging outed them

A youth has been imprisoned for 16 months for DDoS-ing UK police websites, while another got 20 months after being caught advertising compromised data and illegal hacking services

Update: Collaborative Alliance for Cybersecurity led by IET developing Cyber Sec council

Update: Collaborative Alliance for Cybersecurity led by IET developing Cyber Sec council

Collaborative Alliance for Cybersecurity confirms role in delivering UK Cyber Security Council, with lead role given to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)..

£2 million funding for vehicle cyber-security testing projects

£2 million funding for vehicle cyber-security testing projects

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) will invest £2 million in a maximum of five cyber-security projects for testing autonomous vehicles

Apple opens up phone to hackers, ups bug-bounty to US$1 million

Apple opens up phone to hackers, ups bug-bounty to US$1 million

Apple is opening up its phones to selected researchers to find flaw, and has increased its bug bounty to US$1 million: rogue iPhone cables latest threat

NHS IT spending gets £151 m boost in wake of WannaCry attack

NHS IT spending gets £151 m boost in wake of WannaCry attack

There has been a significant ramping up of NHS IT spend following the May 2017 Wannacry ransomeware attack, with 65 NHS Trusts spending £612,128,793 in the 2018/19 financial year.

Scammers increasingly hide behind legitimate company websites to spawn phishing mails

Scammers increasingly hide behind legitimate company websites to spawn phishing mails

Attackers are exploiting registration, subscription, and feedback forms on legitimate websites of respected and trustworthy companies for spam and phishing campaigns.

CyberRisk Alliance acquires SC Media
Budget shortages and bad management impact staff retention

Budget shortages and bad management impact staff retention

Increases in security budgets are lagging behind the racing growth in threat levels, finds a survey by the Chartered Institute of Information Security

Army sixth division focuses on cyber, electronic warfare, intelligence, information operations

Army sixth division focuses on cyber, electronic warfare, intelligence, information operations

Field Army rebalancing is part of the Army's response to emerging threats; 6th Division to focus on cyber, electronic warfare, intelligence, information operations and unconventional warfare.