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Category: Cybersecurity


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. […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Huawei, ZTE ask the FCC not to label them national security threats

February 4, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Ever since 2012, the U.S. has considered Huawei to be a national security threat because of its close ties to the communist Chinese government. A law in the country could force Huawei to gather intelligence on behalf of President Xi […]


Cybersecurity, Security

CAA debuts aviation cyber security assurance scheme

January 17, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has launched a scheme, developed in partnership with security certification body Crest, that it hopes will play a key role in its strategy to enable the aviation industry to manage its security risks without […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security Think-Tank: Tackle insider threats to achieve data-centric security

January 16, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Perimeter-centric controls are vital for stopping adversarial (and sometimes also accidental) threat actors. However, they have little to no effect against insiders and become all but useless once a breach occurs. To optimise security arrangements, organisations should adopt a data-centric […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Google’s Project Zero is now being more considerate with how it discloses security vulnerabilities

January 8, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google’s Project Zero cybersecurity team is trialling a new policy where it won’t make security vulnerabilities public early after a fix has been issued. “Full 90 days by default, regardless of when the bug is fixed,” is the team’s new […]