IoT connected soldiers hacked in latest Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

Government communications agency HMGCC, the MoD, BAE Systems and Cyber Security Challenge UK arranged a mock cyber-attack on Internet of Things (IoT) connected soldiers in the field at the MoD’s Defence Cyber School, part of the Defence Academy, Shrivenham. Twenty-four cyber amateurs battled against a fictitious hacktivist Continue reading IoT connected soldiers hacked in latest Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

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Worldwide Information Security Spending Will Grow 7 Per Cent to Reach $86.4 Billion in 2017

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 per cent over 2016, with spending expected to grow to $93 billion in 2018, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. Within the Continue reading Worldwide Information Security Spending Will Grow 7 Per Cent to Reach $86.4 Billion in 2017

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Security Expert responds to HBO hack

Reports have emerged that entertainment company HBO has suffered a breach and upcoming episodes of the popular show – Game of Thrones have been leaked online: http://ew.com/tv/2017/07/31/hbo-hacked-game-of-thrones/ Terry Ray, chief technology officer at Imperva: “Another large entertainment provider has had data stolen Continue reading Security Expert responds to HBO hack

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Most Companies Worldwide Failing to Measure Cybersecurity Effectiveness and Performance

Thycotic has announced the release of its first annual 2017 State of Cybersecurity Metrics Report which analyzes key findings from a Security Measurement Index (SMI) benchmark Survey of more than 400 global business and security executives around the world. Based Continue reading Most Companies Worldwide Failing to Measure Cybersecurity Effectiveness and Performance

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Cyber Security Challenge UK hosts UK’s first cyber crime intervention workshop

Cyber Security Challenge UK worked closely with the NCA and industry partners to deliver a new initiative to rehabilitate young people who have committed low-level cyber crimes and prevent them from re-offending or from becoming involved in serious crime. The Continue reading Cyber Security Challenge UK hosts UK’s first cyber crime intervention workshop

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University of Cambridge and MIT CSAIL lead allied forces tackling rogue state developing Weapons of Mass Destruction, in life-like cyber competition

Top talent from UK and US universities have fired up their laptops to battle a dangerous rogue state developing Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) in the life-like cyber security competition, Cambridge2Cambridge (C2C). The government and industry backed competition – which Continue reading University of Cambridge and MIT CSAIL lead allied forces tackling rogue state developing Weapons of Mass Destruction, in life-like cyber competition

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WannaCry Fallout: 58% of UK organisations now feel another attack is imminent

New research by leading information security company Clearswift shows how attitudes to cyber security have changed in the boardroom and among staff in the wake of the recent WannaCry attack, surveying 600 business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Continue reading WannaCry Fallout: 58% of UK organisations now feel another attack is imminent

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Regent University’s Institute for Cybersecurity to Build State-of-the-Art Cyber Range at Virginia Beach Campus

Officials with the Institute for Cybersecurity at Regent University, an academic center and training facility dedicated to equipping the next generation of cybersecurity professionals in the industry, government, military and academia, announced today that Regent is building a state-of-the-art cyber Continue reading Regent University’s Institute for Cybersecurity to Build State-of-the-Art Cyber Range at Virginia Beach Campus

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