ISACA London Chapter Launches Membership Assistance Programme

Saying that we live in unprecedented times might be an understatement if there ever was one. People across the globe – those lucky enough to still have their job that is – have been forced to learn how to work from home, with the noise of children demanding attention, pets barking in the background and […]

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May 28, 2020

Data Privacy Day 2020: The View From the Frontline

Privacy Day, or Data Protection Day in Europe, was instituted to raise awareness on the importance of upholding data protection best practice. The recent institution of privacy regulations such as GDPR and CCPA made organisations reflect on how they store and use consumers’ personal information across the board, marking a significant milestone in the way […]

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January 28, 2020

Is SMS Two-Factor Authentication Secure?

With 2FA and MFA being adopted across the board, cybercriminals have devised a way to circumvent this security measure with a simple technique. By leveraging the easy security questions that mobile providers ask users when they wish to swap operator but maintain their phone number, threat actors are able to impersonate unsuspecting victims by effectively […]

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January 20, 2020

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020: What Do Experts Think?

Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategist for the Synopsys CyRC (Cybersecurity Research Centre): Politicians, be weary of digital assistants Cyber-attacks on 2020 candidates will become more brazen. While attacks on campaign websites have already occurred in past election cycles, targeted attacks on a candidate’s digital identity and personal devices will mount. With digital assistants operating in an “always listening” mode, an embarrassing “live mic” recording of a public figure will emerge….

January 3, 2020

Labour Party Hack: What Do Experts Think?

This week, the Labour Party reported a “sophisticated, large scale cyber attack” hitting its digital platforms. What is believed to have been a Distributed Denial of Service attack was blocked by the party’s cybersecurity systems. The Labour Party reported the attack to the National Cyber Security Centre, and the party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, admitted to the Independent that the event made him “very nervous” about the upcoming elections. Here’s what…

November 14, 2019

One Identity Report Highlights “Pass the Hash” Attack Prevalence, Impact and Uncertainty

One Identity, the identity-centered security specialist, has released new global research, conducted by Dimensional Research, revealing the significant prevalence and impact of cyberattacks that use stolen hashed administrator credentials, also referred to as Pass the Hash (PtH) attacks. Among the survey’s most noteworthy findings is that 95% of respondents say that PtH attacks have a direct business impact on their organisations. The study of more than 1,000 global IT professionals…

October 10, 2019

Navisite And Alert Logic Provide New Managed Threat Detection And Remediation Solution Through Expanded Global Partnership.

Navisite, a part of Spectrum Enterprise, the enterprise-focused arm of Charter Communications, Inc., and Alert Logic, the SIEMless Threat Management™ company, today announced the availability of an enhanced, fully integrated portfolio of Managed Threat Detection and Remediation services for enterprise cloud clients. Navisite is leveraging Alert Logic’s award-winning SIEMless Threat Management platform to expand security offerings for clients. Alert Logic’s platform is tightly integrated in Navisite’s managed security service, enabling…

July 19, 2019

How Fintech Companies Can Build Trust With The UK Public.

By Jamie Field, MD, TopLine Film It’s been a tough time for the UK fintech industry. First, Investec pulled the plug on Click & Invest (its robo-advice venture) and, a week later, Loot went into administration. Hendrik du Toit, the co-chief executive of Investec, later said of the fintech industry as a whole: “to think you can create a parallel financial sector to the existing one is a fallacy.” It…

June 27, 2019

The Search For UK’s Security Serious Unsung Heroes Has Begun.

Eskenzi PR, the driving force behind Security Serious, has today announced the fourth annual Security Serious Unsung Heroes Awards are open for nominations. The awards are a chance to celebrate the people, not products, on the front lines of battling cyber threats – whether that be in the classroom, in law enforcement or within corporate organisations. The aim of the Unsung Heroes Awards is to help reduce the cybersecurity skills…

June 21, 2019

ExtraHop Turns Security Analysts Into Threat Experts With Reveal(x) Winter 2019.

ExtraHop, provider of enterprise cyber analytics from the inside out, today announced new capabilities designed to help Security Operations Center (SOC) and Network Operations Center (NOC) teams identify and safeguard critical assets, rapidly detect late-stage and insider threats, and transform security analysts into threat experts with streamlined investigation workflows. Demand for business agility and uptime have accelerated the rapid modernization of IT, which is now highly dynamic and distributed –…

January 21, 2019