Urgent patching advised following vulnerability found in configuration interface of the BIG-IP delivery controller used by some of the world’s biggest companies, governments, & enterprise networks.
Independent Investigatory Powers Commissioner will provide oversight of the UK’s use of the UK-US Data Access Agreement which completes its scrutiny process in the US Congress this month.
Among nearly two million targets in a £380 million BEC scamming operation were a Premier league football team, a US lawyer and an international bank. The alleged scammer was arrested in Dubai.
Women can be set up for failure if they have not got the qualifications and experience to perform the role, and then are not supported. WFH requires more support & flexibility to have a life and do a job.
Keynote speaker for SC Media UK's digital congress, NATO Cyber Security Centre chief Ian West tells delegates about how the agency faced the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
CISOs from Microsoft, Aldermore Bank and EY joined the SC Magazine Virtual Conference in a session called CISO panel discussion: leadership lessons and best practice in unprecedented times.
A second chance to catch up on the expert presenters, panelists and demonstrators on staying secure in the new normal - including a candid update on how Nato's cyber command coped in Europe.
We are not getting our point across - we're seen as IT geeks. Even GDPR forced ‘Who Is’ to go dark and it's one of the first steps for law enforcement fighting crime to see who registered a domain.
The 30-year-old legislation is out of date, a coalition of cybersecurity experts and industry leaders tells the UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
The Suspicious Email Reporting Service has received more than a million reports of scam emails, National Cyber Security Centre announces.
GDPR has achieved many of its aims and been the biggest driver of cybersecurity spend, online safety and privacy, but it's not been without challenges in implementation, not something the EU dwelt upon.
‘Invisible god’ of networks: Comprehensive report analyses full impact of underground cyber heavyweight Fxmsp
Group-IB, a Singapore-based cybersecurity company, issues a comprehensive report on infamous seller Fxmsp who made a name for himself selling access to corporate networks.
Research shows that 16,352 people in the UK fell victim to online shopping fraud, with young people most at risk, posing a threat to trust in ecommerce as 76 percent see shopping online as risky.
‘Dangerous to speculate’ over state-based cyber-attack on Australia without evidence and threat intelligence
Experts have warned of the dangers of jumping to conclusions after Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed government and institutions were targeted.
It's taken a while, but cybersecurity is now firmly on the agenda of politicians, whether talking about defence or crime, as two meetings this week demonstrate....
Security researchers have discovered a newly launched DDoS protection filter mechanism dubbed EndGame advertised on the dark web community forum Dread.
Government cyber initiatives: £10m to secure tech; trade strategy; funded AI conversion courses - uni list
Government cyber initiatives: £10m in grants for cyber tech to secure tech; trade strategy to promote cyber & tech experts; 2,500 AI conversion courses, some funded, promote diversity, Unis listed here.
The REvil ransomware group has added a self-hosted online auction feature to its dark web presence. It uses stolen data as leverage when it comes to demanding the ransom is paid,
Cybersecurity experts add to growing fears that people will be returning to work to find malware on their office computers. "Now is the time to get ahead of the game.”
Fourth-year of Cyber Discovery launches early to capitalise on the thousands of young people who are currently unable to attend school.
Cyber professionals are warning of new scams such as an SMS-phishing attack that tells people that they have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.
The UK Government's digital infrastructure minister Matt Warman announces a £400,000 funding pot for innovators to design schemes to boost the security of internet-connected products.
Government-backed project by telecoms and tech giants develops cybersecurity blueprint for self-driving cars at a critical time with projected growth worth £28 billion expected by 2035.
Integration of information and physical activity across all domains is identified by the MOD as a priority for £1 million of defence innovation funding within its Innovation Focus Areas.
Robert Hannigan: Companies are imposing cybersecurity & data loss prevention standards on their law firms & monitoring their compliance. Law firms have had contracts terminated as a result.
A class action claim has been brought against EasyJet over a data breach that exposed the details of around nine million customers, each of whom could claim £2000 if the case is successful.
The Information Commissioner's Office has not done enough when it comes to GDPR, some industry experts have claimed.
The Minisry of Defence Strategic Command’s innovation hub, jHub, is supporting NHSx to securely gather and share COVID-19 symptom data for project OASIS.
Leading educational facilities among those whose supercomputers were infected - in the UK, Switzerland Germany and one suspected in Spain - according to reports.
43% or organisations have been reported to the ICO, and this increased IT compliance burden is soaking up IT security budgets with the focus on 3rd party data rather than the company's own assets.
Cheltenham set to be transformed into the UK’s 'Silicon Valley to build cybersecurity capacity and bridge the skills gap in the UK.
Industry experts ‘encouraged’ by a government bid to plug a tech skills gap with a training boost for young people in preparation for life after Coronavirus.
Privacy advocates wary of the uses to which tracing app data may be put plus technical security, EU call for standarisation; NHS bluetooth app due; GCHQ gets access; encrypted decentralised approach
Warwick University has reportedly kept secret from staff and student data breaches to its infrastructure. Breach happened after employee unwittingly installed malware.
The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is awarding a further £1m in phase two funding to three teams to develop technology that predicts and counters cyber-attacks.
58% of organisations say their ability to monitor, detect and respond to insider threat is only somewhat effective, not so effective or not at all effective. Only 12% thinking they are extremely effective.
Update with Covid-19 Tracing App index of 40 apps; will these apps result in permanent loss of privacy?
Unless we believe that the coronavirus threat is permanent then the public interest test to allow Covid-19 tracking apps surveillance capabilities is only passed for so long as the threat remains.
Nation-state-sponsored hackers are reportedly targeting companies tasked with researching COVID-19, in some cases intruding into systems and performing reconnaissance.
Penalty extensions, understandable in the current unprecedented times, is likely to have a long-term impact on GDPR enforcement
NCSC and CISA say state-sponsored threat groups and cyber-criminals will continue with their plans to exploit the Coronavirus pandemic.
People's privacy and data security face risk of attacks from cyber-criminals who tap unsecured official Coronavirus Android apps
Happy developers working in teams with mature DevSecOps practices make more secure software, survey showed; Workplace happiness tangible, says psychologist
Europol details Covid-rated cyber-crime operations; Interpol warns of ransomware attacks on hospitals
The INPS website was attacked while about 339,000 applications for the €600 benefits for VAT-registered and self-employed Italians were being processed
Supreme Court rules that Morrisons does not face vicarious liability on data breach; Alibi doesn’t always work, says Martin Sloan of Brodies LLP
Marriott Hotels disclosed another data breach in which details of approximately 5.2 million guests were leaked
SC's table (enclosed) looks at UK educational institutions catering for cyber-security, whether that be dedicated cyber MScs or MBAs, more niche digital forensic or broader courses in computer science.
UK’s rapid response unit set up to combat misinformation about Coronavirus tackles five to ten misinformation campaigns each day
Orders up 23 percent year-on-year in UK; scamsters target card details and user info as more and more stay online
More and more firms have started reporting repeated cyber-incidents in the past 12 months according to recent UK government figures.
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