Cyber Security Roundup for April 2018

The fallout from the Facebook privacy scandal rumbled on throughout April and culminated with the closure of the company at the centre of the scandal, Cambridge Analytica.Overview of Facebook and Cambridge AnalyticaFacebook's Zuckerberg faces formal summons from MPsFacebook to contact 87 million users affected by data breachCanada data firm AIQ ... Read More

Cyber Security Roundup for March 2018

In the wake of the global political fallout over the Salisbury nerve agent attack, there are reports of a growing threat of Russian state or Russian state-affiliated hacking groups conducting cyber attack reprisals against UK organisations, government officials have directly warned bosses at electricity, gas and water firms, Whitehall departments ... Read More
How prepared is your business for the GDPR?

How prepared is your business for the GDPR?

The GDPR is the biggest privacy shakeup since the dawn of the internet and it is just weeks before it comes into force on 25th May. GDPR comes with potentially head-spinning financial penalties for businesses found not complying, so it really is essential for any business which touches EU citizen's ... Read More

Cyber Security Roundup for February 2018

February saw over 5,000 websites infected by cryptocurrency mining malware after a popular accessibility plugin called ‘BrowseAloud’ was compromised by hackers. This led to several UK Government and Councils websites going offline, including the Information Commissioner's Office, the Student Loans Company, and Manchester City, Camden and Croydon Council website. Symantec ... Read More
77 Facts About Cyber Crime

77 Facts About Cyber Crime

A nice infographic by bestvpns.co.uk which simply depicts 77 facts about cyber crime we should all be aware of this year ... Read More

GDPR Preparation: Recent Articles of Note

Company preparations for GDPR compliance are (or should be!) in full swing with the 25th May enforcement date fast looming on the horizon. With that in mind, I found the following set of recent GDPR articles a decent and interesting read. The list was compiled by Brian Pennington of Coalfire, ... Read More

Cyber Security Roundup for January 2018

2018 started with a big security alert bang after Google Security Researchers disclosed serious security vulnerabilities in just about every computer processor in use on the planet. Named 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre’, when exploited by a hacker or malware, these vulnerabilities disclose confidential data. As a result, a whole raft of ... Read More
11 Steps to Protect Your Online Privacy

11 Steps to Protect Your Online Privacy

The privacy enthusiasts at The Best VPN have put together crystal clear guidance on protecting your privacy online in one fabulous infographic ... Read More
Meltdown demo - Spying on passwords

Meltdown and Spectre: Intel AMD ARM Processor Security Flaws Overview

The New Year has started with a big security bang after new dangerous security vulnerabilities were discovered within Intel, AMD and ARM processors, placing just about every Server, PC, Cloud Service, IoT device, Smartphone and Tablet on the planet at risk. Google Security Researchers, aka Project Zero, discovered the new ... Read More

Cyber Security Roundup for December 2017

UK supermarket giant Morrisons, lost a landmark data breach court case in December after a disgruntled Morrisons employee had stolen and posted the personal records of 100,000 co-workers online, the supermarket chain was held liable for the data breach by the UK High Court. The High Court ruling now allows ... Read More
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