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Security without borders: how to keep information flowing after Brexit

Organisations that operate across the UK and Europe need to make sure they have a strong information-sharing framework in place ahead of March 2019 so that joint operations can withstand any change in national relationships.

uTorrent apps vulnerable to remote code execution, information disclosure

The developer of uTorrent for Windows and uTorrent Web has been scrambling to issue patched versions of the BitTorrent-based peer-to-peer fire-sharing apps.

Group IB, INTERPOL sign data exchange agreement

Group IB, the cyber-security firm that uncovered the BadRabbit ransomware attacks in October, has signed a threat-exchange agreement with INTERPOL.

Why growing networks will need continuous cyber-security

Poor collaboration between network and security teams hits ability to share knowledge quickly and accurately during attacks; Grant Ho says enterprises that continue to rely on manual processes will be more susceptible to attacks.

Bad habits put UK SMEs at risk of data breaches and unauthorised use

Ten percent of small business owners and employees in the UK admit to having poor security habits. The surveyed individuals admitted to regularly sharing confidential files on personal devices or sending documents to their personal emails rather than work emails.

UK consumers feel uncomfortable sharing their personal details online

New research from Yoti reveals that 87 percent of UK consumers are concerned about how secure their personal information is when shared online.

A community approach to threat intel: standards, sharing & collaboration

Joep Gommers discusses how organisations can create a "community of communities" to effectively map the future threat landscape.

Cooperative development speeds Nato cyber-intelligence-sharing

NATO and partner countries are sharing R&D in the development of cyber-security tools to achieve economies of scale, including the CIICS (Cyber Information and Incident Coordination System).

National Cyber Security Centre HQ operational

The UK's new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) officially opens for business today as a public-facing part of GCHQ that acts as a focal point for the government to deliver authoritative advice on tackling cyber-security issues.

76% of security pros believe threat intelligence should be shared

Many security professionals believe that they have a moral responsibility to share threat intelligence

80% of retailers take payment card details by phone in unsecure ways

Over a third of people have heard friends, colleagues and even strangers sharing their full credit and debit card details in public while on the phone.

37% of Brits share personal login details with friends or partners

Over 10 percent of the UK population has pretended to be someone else online by snooping or sending messages through someone else's social media or email accounts without their permission.

SC Congress: Cooperation and preparation in the face of cyber-criminality.

Troels Oeting, CISO of Barclays bank, Tim Lansdale, head of payment security at WorldPay and Bob Tarzey, analyst for QuoCirca tell the SC Congress what lies ahead

Conference report: Intelligence services share secrets with private sector

UK Financial Cyber Security summit sees call for cross-border and sector info sharing; cyber expenditure plans and investment in exports revealed.

Changing the cost of cybercrime

Oganisations need to cooperate and share threat intelligence in order to increase the cost of cyber attacks for hackers suggests Russ Spitler, VP product management, AlienVault

iPhone apps are 'more risky than Android'

Surprising new research reveals that iPhone apps are 'more risky than Android' and also details that 90 percent of all top apps are under threat too.

Europe's CERTs - share to beat cyber attacks

Europe's computer emergency response teams (CERTs) need to share attack informatio to combat the increasingly complex cyber attacks they face.

Failure to share information and work collaboratively can cripple a business

Collaborative working and information is needed to keep a business working, although security has to be built in.

Greater intelligence is needed to combat stronger attacks

Shared intelligence is needed by businesses as threats become more sophisticated.