Renowned hacker and social engineer Kevin Mitnick dead at 59

Famed hacker and social engineer Kevin Mitnick, who was at one time one of the most wanted cyber criminals in the world, has died peacefully at the age of 59 from complications... Read more »

How the DSMA balances security and privacy with press freedom

The Defence and Security Media Advisory (DSMA) committee is a British institution that has been in existence for over a century. First called the Defence Notice committee, it acts as an official... Read more »

Attention-seeking KillNet hacktivists becoming more dangerous

The Russia-aligned KillNet hacktivist group, which has been behind a string of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on Western targets since the outbreak of the Ukraine war, continues to steadily ramp... Read more »

Enterprise communication security a growing risk, priority

Most organizations support the use of various communication and collaboration tools, according to a 2023 survey conducted by TechTarget’s Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). A combined total of 82% of the respondents said... Read more »

At the gates – How to survive the era of cyber insecurity

While the cyber security industry has existed for decades, when it comes to digital business, never has there been such anxiety about the safety of our digital spaces. The spheres of high... Read more »

BlackCat and Clop gangs both claim cyber attack on Estée Lauder

Estée Lauder Companies, the organisation behind global cosmetics brands such as Aveda, Clinique, Estée Lauder, Mac and Origins, has suffered a cyber attack that appears to have been the work of two... Read more »

Half of cyber pros engage in risky behaviour at work, report claims

Despite warning against behaviours that might expose their organisations to an increased degree of risk, 55% of security professionals admit that they are no cyber angels themselves and have engaged in risky... Read more »

Cyber criminal AI tool WormGPT produces ‘unsettling’ results

A generative AI tool called WormGPT that operates without the ethical boundaries or hard-coded limitations of legitimate services such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT or Google Bard is being sold right now to cyber... Read more »

Prepare for quantum to fundamentally change PKI effectiveness

Encryption is a fundamental aspect of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) – a service used to confirm identity by proving ownership of a private key. Encryption plays a crucial role in this process,... Read more »

NATO membership to drive Nordic cyber security sector growth

The impending accession of Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) holds the potential to drive market growth and consolidation in the Nordic region’s cyber security services sector. The... Read more »