September 10th, 2014
In an ever-changing threat landscape, knowing how to mitigate attacks, or even where to start, can be a challenge. To help ease that burden, a number of organizations and government bodies have provided recommendations on defending common real-world attacks.
- August 31st, 2014
Over the past few months we’ve seen a spate of IT security breaches in the US. Retailers, Supervalu, Albertsons and the courier, UBS recently revealed they’d suffered significant data attacks, with customers debit and credit card details compromised. Meanwhile in the healthcare sector, Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients.
- August 8th, 2014
Growing instances of cyber threats have dawned a new era in IT security, as protecting the endpoint becomes a major concern for organizations everywhere. We know that improving security is a goal that most organizations strive for, but many struggle when it comes to developing effective strategies.
- July 31st, 2014
With 2014 marking the 25th anniversary of the internet, how do modern cyber security challenges compare to those of the early days of the World Wide Web?
- June 27th, 2014
London Tech Week debuted in the capital last week, featuring over 200 independently run events packed into five days. With 30,000 attendees the event is designed to showcase the UK’s role as the digital heart of Europe.
- June 11th, 2014
Last week the UK Government launched the Cyber Essentials Scheme (CES) allowing businesses to demonstrate best practice in defending against common cyber threats.
The scheme, launched 5th June 2014, is a key objective in the government’s £860 million National Cyber Security Programme. The main objective is to ensure the UK is a safer place to conduct business online. Until now, there hasn’t been a single recognizable award in cybersecurity assurance suitable for all businesses. Developed in close consultation with industry and insurers, many incentives are being offered to businesses who join the scheme.