Naming the culprit behind the cyber-attack that hit the 2018 Winter Olympic Games Opening Ceremony will never be nailed down 100 percent, but industry executives have gathered some evidence pointing toward a Russian group.
While many in the cyber-security industry see cryptocurrencies as primarily a facilitator of cyber-crime and money laundering, they can now be used to buy info-security services.
A new variant of SamSam ransomware was observed targeting multiple industries including government, healthcare and Industrial Control Systems in a series of attacks that don't appear to be highly targeted but more opportunistic.
As IoT botnet attacks continue to grow in size and effectiveness in 2018, the damage they cause will force the IoT manufacturing industry to add stronger security to their products.
The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport is to spend £14.5 million over three years on an innovation centre to foster the next of generation of cyber-security technology.
12 UK Universities compete for the cyber-crown at a competition backed by the NCSC, Leidos and NCC Group. The top three teams shared prize money of £10,000.