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Cybersecurity, Hacking, Security

Google reportedly shuts out Baltimore officials using Gmail after ransomware attack

May 23, 2019

Via: The Verge

The Baltimore city government is recovering from a devastating ransomware attack that has locked up its systems, but officials in the city faced a new problem today. As first reported by The Baltimore Sun, Google blocked city departments from using […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Cyberattacks and data breaches spike in uncertain climate

May 1, 2019

Via: Techradar

In these times of political and economic uncertainty, as businesses turn their attention to new challenges and contingencies, the risk of a data breach can increase dramatically. By putting in place measures to pre-empt potential pitfalls, businesses must ensure they […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Why cyber security needs to be prioritised at board level

April 10, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

There is growing evidence that cyber attacks are now deliberately targeting executives and board members – not businesses themselves – which shows that attackers believe this group is particularly vulnerable as well as valuable. More must be done to raise […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Health care’s huge cybersecurity problem

April 4, 2019

Via: The Verge

The patient lying on the emergency room table in front of Paul Pugsley was having a stroke. Time was running out. Pugsley, an emergency medicine resident at Maricopa Medical Center, knew he needed to send the patient for a CT […]


Cybersecurity, Internet, Security, Wireless & Cloud

The future of cybersecurity in a 5G-connected world

April 2, 2019

Via: Techradar

5G is no longer a futuristic concept, but a modern reality. With major network operators announcing the new era of intelligent connectivity earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, there is no doubt that 5G will play a leading role […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Huawei making no progress on addressing security concerns

March 28, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

The Huawei Cybersecurity Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) is fulfilling its obligations in terms of handing over information to the UK’s National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC), but its work continues to uncover problems and Huawei is making little progress on fixing previously identified […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Why rapid recovery is key to minimising the ransomware threat

March 18, 2019

Via: Techradar

There are a huge number of different cyber-security threats that companies today have to worry about, ranging from phishing and denial-of-service attacks to zero-day exploits and even simple human error – just to name a few. But, of all the […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Growing awareness of mobile security risk

March 8, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

More than half (52%) of RSA Conference 2019 attendees plan to increase their mobile security investment in the coming year, underscoring a growing awareness of mobile security risk, a survey shows. However, 76% admitted accessing corporate data from personal mobile […]


Computing, Cybersecurity, Operating Systems, Security

Major Windows 7 zero-day discovered, enables privileged escalation in combination with another Chrome exploit

March 8, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Security researchers at Google and Microsoft have observed attackers using a combination of a patched Chrome vulnerability and an unpatched Windows vulnerability to take advantage of Windows 7 systems. The announcement of the issue comes as part of their responsible […]


Cybersecurity, Security

London cyber security innovation centre issues open invitation

February 28, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

The London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (Lorca) has announced an open call for applications to join its third cohort of cyber innovators. The centre, led by innovation hub Plexal in partnership with Deloitte’s cyber team and the Centre for […]