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5 Data Breach Threats For 2017

Mitigate your risk by focusing on these five key data breach threats Experian say are set to dominate 2017’s cyber security landscape. 1. Passwords will finally be passé, driven ...

Lloyds targeted in huge two-day DDoS attack

Lloyds Banking Group experienced a 48-hour distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack this month as cyber criminals attempted to block access to millions of accounts, demanding a ...

Cyber Security is Top Concern for Finance Sector

Cyber security is the biggest concern among bosses in the financial sector, a new report has found. According to research carried out by the Bank of England, more and more bankers ...

UK and US to Carry Out Cyber Security Stress Tests

The UK and the US have announced they are going to carry out a cyber security stress test to find out how well the two nations’ financial sectors would hold up if they came under ...

TalkTalk Chief Executive Warns of ‘Cyber Security Arms Race’

In case the high profile data breach at TalkTalk was not enough of a warning about the risk of hackers, the company’s chief executive has spoken out about the threat being posed ...

Newcastle Named UK’s Worst City for Cyber Security

There are some league tables that no one wants to be at the top of, and Newcastle’s position atop the list of worst places in the UK for cyber security problems is certainly ...

£100 Million Stolen Globally in ‘Dridex’ Cyber Attacks

Cyber attackers are thought to have stolen as much as £100 million in a series of assaults on people’s bank accounts around the world. This is according to the UK’s National ...

Ashley Madison cyber security breach could pose serious threat to victims

While the subject of much unsympathetic tittering, the cyber security breach at Ashley Madison has sparked fresh fears of the risk of suffering a data hack. Ashley Madison is a Canadian-based ...

Cambridge University to open cyber security research centre

The University of Cambridge has announced that it is to open a new research centre to examine cyber crime. Named the Cambridge Cloud Cybercrime Centre, the specialist department will ...

Scared CIOs increase spending on cyber security

Companies around the world have increased the amount they are spending on cyber security solutions amid growing fears that they will become the latest victim of a data breach, new ...

European firms underprepared for cyber security breach, survey finds

Two fifths of European firms are grossly underprepared for a cyber security breach, new research has uncovered. According to a study by Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), 86 per cent ...

Internet of Things opening door to cyber crime, report says

The Internet of Things (IoT) is opening the door to both cyber crime and real world crime because of its inadequate cyber security measures. These are the findings of a new report ...
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