Amid NSO lawsuit, Apple expands spyware protections

Apple has previewed a new security feature – Lockdown Mode – designed to offer specialised protections for users at high risk of targeted cyber attacks by private companies developing state-sponsored “mercenary” spyware.... Read more »

Security Think Tank: Cyber insurance – A nice safety blanket, but don’t count on it

Cyber insurance is a form of cover designed to help businesses get back on their feet following a cyber incident, such as a cyber attack on a work computer system. And, in... Read more »

Latest Marriott data breach not as serious as others

Hotel and hospitality giant Marriott International once again finds itself facing questions over its cyber security practices and policies after another data breach – fortunately confined to a single property in the... Read more »

Netskope focuses on network transformation with ‘elite’ advisory group

Aiming to offer insight on the critical role network transformation plays in application, data and security transformation as modern enterprises embrace hybrid work, security service edge (SSE) and zero-trust technologies provider Netskope... Read more »

Tech companies face pressure over end-to-end encryption in Online Safety Bill

Technology companies that offer encrypted messaging services, such as WhatsApp, could be required to introduce technology to identify child sexual abuse (CSA) material or risk the threat of large fines. Home secretary... Read more »

The Security Interviews: Inside Russia’s Ukraine information operation

Undaunted by the failure of its narratives to take root, the Russian-state information machine is changing up its tactics as it seeks to capitalise on the war in Ukraine – and as the... Read more »

blended threat

What is a blended threat? A blended threat is an exploit that combines elements of multiple types of malware and usually employs various attack vectors to increase the severity of damage and... Read more »

Plexal seeks new scaleups for next phase of Cyber Runway

London innovation and startup hub Plexal has opened applications for growing and scaling cyber security startups to join the second cohort of its Cyber Runway accelerator, offering support to help them grow... Read more »

ESET: Lazarus APT hit aero, defence sector with fake job ads

The Lazarus advanced persistent threat (APT) operation – which has been linked to the North Korean government – hit aerospace and defence contractors worldwide in a campaign that saw the threat actors... Read more »

Prepare for long-term cyber threat from Ukraine war, says NCSC

As Russia’s war on Ukraine drags into its fourth month, with no sign of a ceasefire or resolution, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has told UK organisations told to buckle... Read more »
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