UK Government Issues Cyber Security Professionalism Consultation Document

Dateline – 19th July 2018 As part of its National Cyber Security Strategy published in 2016, the Department for Culture Media and Sport today published its Consultation Document on creating the environment to develop the cyber security profession in the Continue reading UK Government Issues Cyber Security Professionalism Consultation Document

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One in five businesses do not have precautions in place to protect their digital network

The news is saturated with reports on network hackings and all things GDPR, and it’s more important than ever before that businesses start looking at the methods they’re implementing to store, use and obtain their digital data. New research has Continue reading One in five businesses do not have precautions in place to protect their digital network

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Gartner Identifies the Top Six Security and Risk Management Trends

Business leaders are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact cybersecurity can have on business outcomes. Gartner, Inc. said that security leaders should harness this increased support and take advantage of six emerging trends, to improve their organisation’s resilience while elevating their own Continue reading Gartner Identifies the Top Six Security and Risk Management Trends

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Cofense finds sustained increase in phishing lures targeting UK users imitating HMRC, Lloyds Bank and HSBC

Since this April, Cofense Intelligence™ has observed a sustained increase in the financially motivated targeting of UK-based users with phishing lures imitating HMRC, Lloyds Bank, and HSBC. The most common final payloads delivered by these campaigns are designed to compromise victims’ financial Continue reading Cofense finds sustained increase in phishing lures targeting UK users imitating HMRC, Lloyds Bank and HSBC

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Millions at risk from Dixons Carphone data breach – Cofense comments

Dixons Carphone has announced the unauthorised access to 5.9 million cards in one of its processing systems. An additional 1.2 million non-financial personal records were also compromised. Aaron Higbee, CTO and cofounder at Cofense (previously PhishMe) comments: “The breach suffered Continue reading Millions at risk from Dixons Carphone data breach – Cofense comments

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