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disaster recovery (DR)

Nine tips to improve your disaster recovery strategy

Whether you have a well-rehearsed DR plan in place or are just starting out, here's how to take your strategy to the next level
29 Nov 2019
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Thousands of businesses vulnerable to 'severe' Oracle EBS flaws

The suite of enterprise products can be exploited for financial fraud and theft
20 Nov 2019
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BlueKeep attack discovery has done nothing to motivate businesses into patching systems

Thousands of vulnerable systems remain unpatched with news of the first attack barely changing trends
12 Nov 2019
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Labour Party targeted by ‘large scale’ cyber attack

Election campaigning was 'slowed down' but the attack ultimately failed, and no data was lost
12 Nov 2019
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FBI asks private sector for advice on ransomware attacks

The “Ransomware Summit” opens lines of communication between corporate and government
7 Nov 2019
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Tenable: There are far more dangerous threats than zero-days

‘If you’re scared of zero-days, you don’t know what you’re talking about’ claims Tenable
7 Nov 2019
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Security

Strength of UK cyber programmes evident in award nomination

Uptake of other initiatives also indicates growing respect for the field
5 Nov 2019
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Security

First mass BlueKeep exploitation spotted in the wild

Amateurish coin mining attack discovered six months after the critical Microsoft vulnerability was discovered
4 Nov 2019
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Leading web domain registrars suffer data breach

Account information with web.com, Network Solutions and register.com were accessed by cyber criminals
31 Oct 2019
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Businesses stung by convincing Office 365 voicemail scam

This latest wave of phishing attacks incorporates real audio recordings to create a sense of urgency
31 Oct 2019
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Strengthen your defences against cybercrime

Cyber resilience planning for email
30 Oct 2019
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Is cyber security about to go interstellar?

When we think about the cyber attacks of the future, we may have to think bigger
30 Oct 2019
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Security

A lack of global norms is killing the security industry

Better protocols to facilitate global cyber co-operation should be at the forefront of innovation in the sector
30 Oct 2019
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cyber attacks

What is network forensics?

Taking a closer look at how cyber threats are investigated at a network level
28 Oct 2019
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cyber attacks

NCSC blocked 658 cyber attacks against UK businesses in 2019

Agency's third annual report highlights ongoing threat of malicious nation-state actors
23 Oct 2019
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Hackers 'are no longer winning', says KPMG cyber chief

Despite progress over the past two years, a wealth of threats still plague both the public and private sectors
18 Oct 2019
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Security

Arm, UK gov to create chips resistant to cyber attacks

Initiative claims strong passwords and regular updates aren't enough to prevent cyber attacks
18 Oct 2019
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Prolific payment data peddler BriansClub has been hacked

The four-year operation is under threat as records amounting to more than double its all-time sales have been stolen back
16 Oct 2019
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Security

Microsoft releases Tamper Protection for Windows Defender

The new feature 'locks down' the antivirus, preventing malware from making changes to core settings
15 Oct 2019
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APT groups exploiting VPNs to carry out cyber attacks

NCSC and NSA warn that services from Palo Alto, Fortinet and Pulse Secure are vulnerable
9 Oct 2019
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Thomas Cook phishing sites skyrocket following collapse

Former employees and customers are believed to be the targets of malicious campaigns capitalising on the company's liquidation
3 Oct 2019
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Five steps to an effective layered defence strategy

Analysing weak spots in an IT system can be challenging, which is why a layered approach is important
2 Oct 2019
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Carbon Black: Attacks and breaches "new normal" for business

Most UK companies surveyed have suffered data breaches, as attacks increase in volume and sophistication
1 Oct 2019