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Category: Cybersecurity


Cybersecurity, Security

Security now main driving force behind digital transformation

September 28, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The first weeks and months of the Covid-19 pandemic saw widespread global fear over the virus exploited by cyber criminals for malicious ends. Now, six months on, the relationship between the coronavirus and cyber security is transitioning as IT culture […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security Think Tank: Edge security in the world of Covid-19

September 17, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The centralised datacentre or computer room has been slowly going out of fashion with the move to cloud computing and the buying in of different services from a variety of cloud-based suppliers – for example, email services from supplier A […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Automating IT security

July 20, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

A study from Forrester recently warned that IT security professionals are becoming increasingly concerned about the rise in cyber crime powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The study, commissioned by Darktrace, reported that close to 80% of cyber security decision-makers anticipate […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security Think Tank: AI in cyber needs complex cost/benefit analysis

July 14, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The importance of automation is not being overestimated, but the capacity of machine learning (ML) and other forms of artificial intelligence (AI) applications to achieve trustworthiness in automation is. To succeed with AI for automated cyber security, we need to […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security Think Tank: The past and future of security automation

July 8, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

There was a time when security analysts trawled through packet capture and log files trying to identify and diagnose potential intrusions. Looking for a cyber attack within these log files was often likened to trying to find a needle in […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

The Security Interviews: What CISOs can learn from Covid-19

June 30, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

More than three months into the global Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, we have all become familiar with the advice on how not to catch this mysterious and horrible disease, which some people seem to be able to shake off with ease, […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Cyber security needs more women role models, says report

June 9, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Information and cyber security assurance body Crest has highlighted a number of actions needed to improve gender diversity in cyber security, including more outreach into schools, dedicated career mentoring for women entering the sector and changes to recruitment practices. Borne […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Infosec 2020: Covid-19 an opportunity to change security thinking

June 3, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The fundamental change being wrought throughout the world of work by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic presents a golden opportunity to address how cyber security is perceived within organisations and empower users to participate and buy into security. This was the […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: ID-driven security helps safeguard the workforce

March 11, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Before the days of mobile computing and smartphones, employees worked exclusively on-site in an office. For security professionals, these were simpler times; external risks were confined to the office network. However, the current Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown has forced […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Mac-based security threats outpacing Windows

February 11, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Organisations running Mac-based systems are increasingly at risk of compromise, with the volume of threats targeting the environment now growing more rapidly than those targeting Windows, according to Malwarebytes’ latest annual State of malware report, which has just been released. […]