Hackers and cybercrime prevention

  • August 29, 2018 29 Aug'18

    Improving security is top driver for ISO 27001

    Organisations are implementing the ISO 27001 standard in recognition of the fact that cyber attacks are increasingly inevitable and that it is best to be well-prepared to fend off attacks and mitigate their effect

  • August 29, 2018 29 Aug'18

    Security teams and C-suite exec views not aligned

    There are key differences and potential challenges when it comes to security teams and C-suite executives communicating and aligning about cyber threats, a study shows

  • August 28, 2018 28 Aug'18

    Cyber attackers switching to covert tactics

    Cyber criminals are moving away from mass, high-profile attacks to ones that are stealthy and more subtle – as well as attacks targeting systems typically used in critical infrastructure, researchers say

  • August 28, 2018 28 Aug'18

    Sharp rise in business email compromise

    Cyber attackers are expanding their attack methods to steal money and to gain access to corporate and employee data, a report reveals

  • August 21, 2018 21 Aug'18

    New Zealand to run national cyber security exercise

    The island-nation will test the resilience of its critical infrastructure in November 2018, bringing together multiple agencies to protect assets of national significance

  • August 21, 2018 21 Aug'18

    Online crime costs more than $1m a minute

    More than $1m is lost to cyber crime every minute, a report reveals, underlining the increasing and significant threats businesses face online

  • August 21, 2018 21 Aug'18

    Retail and finance top cyber targets

    Retail and finance remain the top cyber attack targets, but the second quarter also saw a spike in attacks against the manufacturing industry and an increase in remote desktop attacks, a report reveals

  • August 21, 2018 21 Aug'18

    Microsoft announces free election cyber defence tools

    Microsoft has revealed it recently disrupted domains associated with a Russian cyber attack group believed to be targeting US political groups ahead of the midterm elections

  • August 20, 2018 20 Aug'18

    NHS trusts lose nearly 10,000 patient records a year

    Report calls for NHS trusts to work to abolish handwritten notes in hospitals to prevent loss of personal documents and to introduce a patient identity protocol