Hackers and cybercrime prevention

  • May 24, 2019 24 May'19

    Just over half of UK firms don’t have a cyber resilience plan

    Many UK firms still lack cyber resilience and data protection capabilities covering email a year after the implementation of the GDPR aimed at improving personal data protection

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    IBM’s investment in automation pays off in GDPR’s first year

    The first year of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation has demonstrated the value of IBM’s investment in machine learning-based automation and the importance of having the right strategy and systems in place, according to the firm’s data ...

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    Lapse in LinkedIn security certificate update

    A lapse in the update of LinkedIn’s security certificate has once again underlined the importance of keeping track to avoid disruptions and phishing attacks, and how even big players are failing to get it right

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    Police shut down Bestmixer bitcoin laundering service

    The Bestmixer cryptocurrency laundering service has been shut down by Dutch anti-fraud police with support from Europol after a tip off by cyber security researchers at McAfee, significantly disrupting cyber criminal money flows

  • May 20, 2019 20 May'19

    GDPR an opportunity to improve data systems and processes

    A year after the official implementation of the GDPR, it is important to highlight the positive opportunities that compliance provides and the insights breach reports are providing, say Deloitte consultants

  • May 17, 2019 17 May'19

    Identity custodians needed in digital era

    Digital identity systems will fail if they do not take humans into account, warns identity innovator, suggesting that a ‘digital guardian’ could help overcome most of these challenges

  • May 17, 2019 17 May'19

    GozNym bust underlines cyber crime threat

    A criminal network using GozNym malware has been shut down in an international law enforcement operation, but others are still operating, underlining the need for vigilance, warns a security expert

  • May 16, 2019 16 May'19

    Norwegian industry and state must combine to counter cyber threats

    Norway has been targeted by two large ransomware attacks in recent months – and public and private organisations must react in a coordinated way

  • May 16, 2019 16 May'19

    Fujitsu sets out to restore trust in technology

    Trust in technology, how to recapture it, and how to ensure AI doesn’t overstep its bounds were the big messages on the opening day of Fujitsu Forum in Tokyo