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UK firms ‘putting cyber security on back burner’

Businesses are putting cyber security “on the back burner” and should do much more to train staff, become cyber-aware and prepare for potential attacks, a new report warns. A ...

Consumers more worried about cyber crime than physical crime, study suggests

Consumers are more concerned about the threat from cyber crime than they are physical crime, new research suggests.   A survey of 1,250 people in the UK, US, Germany, Austria ...

UK Cyber Security Apprenticeship Scheme Draws ‘Huge Response’

Nearly 1,250 people applied for just 23 apprenticeships in cyber security as the government’s National Cyber Security Programme continues apace. The successful recruits will be ...

IT Pros ‘More Concerned’ About Online Security

80 per cent of IT professionals are more concerned about the digital security of their organisations in 2017 than they were in 2016 as skills gaps, government response and poor security ...

Ransomware Used To Gain Control Of Simulated Water Plant

Will ransomware attackers target critical infrastructure next? They would certainly be able to do so, according to the results of a recent project by cyber crime researchers in the ...

Firms' disconnect over cyber attack response

IT professionals and c-suite executives are split over which party should manage the response to a cyber attack, with both thinking it’s the other’s responsibility. New ...

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 ...

Connected cars ‘pose cyber security challenge’

The rapid development of connected cars poses a significant cyber security risk, a senior security expert says. David Emm from Kaspersky Lab was commenting on the number of technologies ...

France says it thwarted 24,000 cyber attacks in 2016

  The French defence minister says the country successfully tackled 24,000 cyber attacks last year as he warned over 2017’s presidential elections. Jean-Yves Le Drian said thousands ...

Collective to protect activists from cyber crime launched

A new cyber security collective designed to help activists, journalists and human rights advocates protect themselves from online attacks has been launched. Security Without Borders ...

PCC warns over cyber crime

A Police and Crime Commissioner is urging people to stay safe online as they prepare to shop in the January sales. Paddy Tipping, PCC for Nottinghamshire, reminded people to make sure ...
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