Tag: Cyber Defence

How to build a good cyber defense routine

Although it may seem fast-paced and glamorous, the cyber threat landscape is actually more populated with simple, garden-variety attacks than sophisticated and exotic techniques. With free tools and kits, it’s become easier than ever to engage in phishing, cross-site scripting, …

UK urged to up spending on cyber defence

Cyber attacks that target military and civilian operations are one of the biggest threats facing the UK, according to a top military officer, but security experts say cyber defence spending must be carefully considered. The UK needs to keep up …

UK cyber defenders set to build on existing capability

UK national cyber attack response and investigation is a well-defined and rehearsed process, but the responsible agencies say they are building more capability and closing the gaps. The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA), National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) and National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) are tasked …

Google debuts additional identity protection services

Google has rolled out new identity protection features across its account base, including advanced protection for at-risk users Google has rolled out a series of online security enhancements across its services, introducing more personalised security checkups for user accounts and additional phishing …

Using AI to spot malware patterns

Traditional antivirus can’t keep pace with today’s threats. Here’s how one start-up is using machine learning to fight a better fight. Protecting an organization’s data, people and applications has never been more critical or more difficult.  The number of entry …

How to write a CISO job description

Whatever the role, good communication regarding the duties and expectations of a security professional is key to that person’s success. That communication starts with a solid, thorough job description. It will be an important benchmark when hiring for the role, …

UK to bring in drone registration

The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned aircraft. It will affect anyone who owns a drone which weighs more than 250 grams (8oz). Drone maker DJI said …