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International Cybersecurity Forum
INTERNATIONAL CYBERSECURITY FORUM
January 22-23, 2019
The International Cybersecurity Forum is a platform aiming at promoting a pan-european vision of cybersecurity as well as to strengthen the fight against cybercrime. In line with the digital single market and data protection regulation, the FIC became THE reference event, bringing together all major...

The Future of Cyber Security Manchester
THE FUTURE OF CYBER SECURITY MANCHESTER
January 24-24, 2019
Cyber security at the top of the agenda as the attack landscape widens. Cyber-attacks are diversifying, putting businesses at increasing risk. In 2017, multiple ransomware attacks such as the Wannacry cryptoworm that hit the NHS demanded bitcoins in exchange for the release of data. This is now evol...

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SAN FRANCISCO -- In the battle between enterprises and malicious hackers, the bad guys are clearly winning, judging by the sheer number of people and exhibitors at the RSA security conference going on here this week....
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Many technological security failures of today can be traced to failures of encryption. In 2014 and 2015, unnamed hackers—probably the Chinese government—stole 21.5 million personal files of U.S. government employees and others. They wouldn’t have obtained this data if it had been encrypted.Many large-scale criminal data thefts were made either easier or more damaging because data wasn’t encrypted: Target, T.J. Maxx, Heartland Payment Systems, and so on. Many countries are...
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There was good news for UK businesses this week after new stats from Beaming showed the number of cyber-attack victims fell by a fifth in 2017 from the previous year. The business ISP polled over 500 corporate bosses in micro-, small, medium and large businesses. Although around the same number of large (250 employee) businesses fell victim to cybercrime last year, the figure dropped significantly for smaller firms. The number of micro-businesses hit by attacks dropped from 31% to 18%; small bus...
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The government and the CIPD have launched a free e-learning module to help HR professionals protect sensitive HR data and educate the wider workforce about cyber security The government and HR professionals’ organisation the CIPD have joined forces to tackle cyber security in the workplace.Digitial economy minister Ed Vaizey has officially launched an e-learning tool, saying it will help HR professionals tackle cyber threats and help keep UK citizens and businesses safe in cyber space.The ...
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A piece of ransomware currently in development is deleting users’ files if the ransom isn’t paid within a given period of time. Dubbed BitKangoroo, the malware doesn’t appear to be the work of a skilled developer and can encrypt only files located in the Desktop folder at the moment, but could become a highly destructive threat because of code that erases users’ data....
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The NHS will be banned from buying any more fax machines from next month as the government looks to upgrade the health service to more modern and secure communications platforms. Health secretary Matt Hancock has also ordered a complete ban on their use by March 2020, as part of a plan to bring the NHS into the 21st century. According to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) in July, the NHS in England still uses over 8000 fax machines. “We’v...
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EVENTS

International Cybersecurity Forum
INTERNATIONAL CYBERSECURITY FORUM
January 22-23, 2019
The International Cybersecurity Forum is a platform aiming at promoting a pan-european vision of cybersecurity as well as to strengthen the fight against cybercrime. In line with the digital single market and data protection regulation, the FIC became THE reference event, bringing together all major...

The Future of Cyber Security Manchester
THE FUTURE OF CYBER SECURITY MANCHESTER
January 24-24, 2019
Cyber security at the top of the agenda as the attack landscape widens. Cyber-attacks are diversifying, putting businesses at increasing risk. In 2017, multiple ransomware attacks such as the Wannacry cryptoworm that hit the NHS demanded bitcoins in exchange for the release of data. This is now evol...