Book Review: ‘The Smartest Person in the Room: The Root Cause and New Solution for Cybersecurity’ By Christian Espinosa

Growing up was not easy for entrepreneur, Iron Man and author, Christian Espinosa. “I played football, but I was also smart, but I also liked heavy metal, so I felt out of place from each particular clique” Espinosa revealed reminiscing on his formative years. As a response to various socio-economic difficulties beyond control, Espinosa’s mindset […]

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February 2, 2021
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The White Hat Ball 2021

We were fortunate enough to sit down with Martin Tyley, Head of UK Cyber, KPMG ahead of this year’s annual White Hat Ball. Those with experience at White Hat events know that White Hat’s charitable endeavours and KPMG’s sponsorship are almost synonymous. Again, KPMG are this year’s headline sponsor, as Tyley, and the whole of […]

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January 28, 2021
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Guest Blog: Ripple20 Zeek Package Open Sourced

Recently, security research group JSOF released 19 vulnerabilities related to the “Treck” TCP/IP stack. This stack exists on many devices as part of the supply chain of many well known IoT/ICS/device vendors. Think 100s of millions/billions of devices and you are in the right ballpark. The set of vulnerabilities is collectively known as “Ripple20” , and yes […]

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July 1, 2020
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What Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Can Teach Us About Phishing

With Halloween fast approaching, it’s a great time to discuss some of our favourite things in life: the creation of chocolate peanut butter cups and what these can teach us about phishing. Hard to imagine a time when before the “age of the cup” because there are many that never got to know the delicious glory that accompanies the unification of chocolate and peanut butter. Prior to that time, people…

October 29, 2019
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Taking Action To Bring Balance On International Women’s Day.

By Ilijana Vavan, Managing Director at Kaspersky Lab International Women’s Day centres around the theme of #BalanceforBetter. I am thoroughly behind this message as I think it’s particularly adept in my industry – cybersecurity. The question of gender imbalance in the industry has never been more important we see increasing calls from all over for more women to be part of our incredible industry, one that currently lacks a high…

March 8, 2019
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Tripwire Survey: 80 Percent Of Security Professionals Say Skilled Workers Are More Difficult To Find.

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organisations, today announced results of a survey conducted by Dimensional Research that examines how organisations are addressing the cybersecurity skills gap. The survey was administered to 336 IT security professionals in February. Eighty percent of survey respondents believe it’s becoming more difficult to find skilled cybersecurity professionals. As emerging technology and threat landscapes experience rapid…

March 8, 2019
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Pulse Secure Launches New vADC Community Edition To Help Developers Build Smarter Applications For Container And Cloud Platforms.

Pulse Secure, the leading provider of Secure Access solutions to both enterprises and service providers, today announced the launch of a new Community Edition of its powerful software-based virtual Application Delivery Controller (vADC) to help application developers create innovative application solutions with dramatically lower costs and time to market. Pulse vADC Community Edition integrates easily with common DevOps tools for automated provisioning and orchestration, such as Kubernetes, Terraform, Puppet and…

January 16, 2019
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Cyber crime most significant harm in UK, says top cyber cop

Cyber crime is the biggest evolving crime type in the UK and beyond in terms of volume and complexity, according to detective chief superintendent Pete O’Doherty, lead of cyber and head of economic crime at the City of London Police. “But it is difficult to police, because unlike other crimes where there is an offender, victim and location, cyber crime tends to be multi-national. If you look at the globalisation…

December 3, 2018
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Someone hacked printers worldwide, urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie

The fight over who gets to have the most-subscribed channel on YouTube spilled into the real world months ago when Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg fans started campaigning to raise awareness of the Swedish star. The grassroots effort has, for the most part, been in good fun — but recently, people on social media have reported being hacked by someone who is urging them to subscribe to PewDiePie. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The…

December 3, 2018
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