Cyber Security

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" custom_margin="|auto|-353px|auto||" custom_padding="0px|||||"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" custom_padding_tablet="" custom_padding_phone="" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop"]A mysterious new phishing campaign is targeting government departments and related business services around the world in cyberattacks that aim to steal the login credentials from victims. In total, the phishing attacks have targeted...

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" custom_margin="|auto|-353px|auto||" custom_padding="0px|||||"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" custom_padding_tablet="" custom_padding_phone="" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop"] Amazon Web Services (AWS) worldwide public sector vice president Teresa Carlson believes the best place for governments to run their business securely is in the cloud. Speaking at the AWS...

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" custom_margin="|auto|-353px|auto||" custom_padding="0px|||||"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" min_height="1461px" custom_padding="||0px|||" custom_padding_tablet="" custom_padding_phone="" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop"]FireEye issues guidance on locking down Outlook, claiming that security researchers, at least, are able to work around the patch issued by Microsoft. A 2-year-old vulnerability in Microsoft...

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" custom_margin="|auto|-353px|auto||" custom_padding="0px|||||"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" custom_padding_tablet="" custom_padding_phone="" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop"]The Microsoft threat research team scanned all Microsoft user accounts and found that 44 million users were employing usernames and passwords that leaked online following security breaches at other...

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row custom_padding="0px|||||" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.106" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop"] Back in 2018 data breaches cost UK organisations an average of £6.4 million.Human error, meanwhile, accounted from anywhere between 60% and 90% of them.Those facts alone are usually enough to convince people security awareness training is...

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row custom_padding="0px|||||" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.106" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop"]P 37% of cyber attacks are discovered directly on servers, making them the most likely place to identify an attack within an organisation. That’s one of the alarming stats taken from a recent survey of 2,700...

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row custom_padding="0px|||||" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.106" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop" custom_padding="3px|||||"]In the recent months as you're well aware of, both British Airways (BA) and Marriott Hotels have hit the headlines because of eye-watering GDPR fines – £183 million for BA and £99 million for Marriott. The...

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row custom_padding="0px|||||" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.106" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop"]Ransomware has vaulted to the top of the news, again. With devastating attacks continuing to impact governments, education and business operations in multiple states, counties and countries, With the United States being the most recent under...

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row custom_padding="0px|||||" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.106" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop"]Texas is a big state. Stupidly big. With up to 30 million residents it’s the second largest state in America, it has a land mass twice the size of Germany, and a GDP larger...

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row custom_padding="0px|||||" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.106" header_2_font="|600|||||||" header_2_text_color="#0c71c3" header_2_font_size="20px" custom_padding_last_edited="on|desktop"]In recent news, British Airways has been given notice of a record-breaking £183 million fine, followed a day after by Marriott Hotels at £99.2 million. The reason? Breaching data protection laws. This should be enough to unnerve anyone...