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Winter Sochi Olympics, Comments from David Grange Dyn

As we commence the opening of the winter Olympics tomorrow and given the heightened interest this year, this is also a prime opportunity for cybercriminals to exploit the security of the games online using phishing attacks and sending harmful emails. David Grange, director of operations and client services (EMEA) at Dyn offers his comments on the [...]

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Four information Security Training Courses To Be Delivered by SANS Brussels

SANS Institute in Brussels to deliver quartet of information security training courses. This February, SANS Europe will deliver four  information security training courses covering network penetration testing, forensic investigations, intrusion detection and security essentials. SANS Brussels 2014 runs from Monday the 17th till Saturday the 22nd of February 2014 at the Renaissance Brussels Hotel. Brussels will host [...]

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Cybersecurity : Top Threats to Look out for in 2014

The year 2014 is going to be crucial for cybersecurity. Here we have compiled a list of threats that you should look out for in 2014: Different approaches to cybersecurity: Dealing with cybrsecurity isn’t an easy task; it requires meticulous planning and execution. However, what the government of the USA and European Union are doing [...]

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Cyber-Threats : Free Cloud-Based Sanitization Service released by Votiro

Cyber-Threats attached to suspicious files can be neutralised by new Votiro service. Votiro is releasing a free cloud-based file sanitization service. The new file sanitization service analyses uploaded files for the presence of malicious code and facilitates the quick neutralisation of zero-day exploits and the detection of trojans, viruses and worms. This new file sanitization [...]

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According to FireEye Inc, Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting

Reuters : According to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc., Chinese hackers spied on the computers of five European foreign ministries before G20 meeting last September, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis. The hackers infiltrated the ministries’ computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such as “US_military_options_in_Syria,” said FireEye, [...]

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Businesses are still failing to respond efficiently to phishing attacks

Yesterday, Global information security consultancy MWR InfoSecurity warned  that most companies do not have efficient security processes in place to respond to phishing emails, which are often the pre-curser to specific attacks where a company can be seriously hacked. “Spear-phishing attacks against organisations are nothing new, but they are rising steeply in both frequency and [...]

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COMMENT: Schools become DDoS attack targets

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber attacks on schools and educational facility websites are on the rise.  With students often reliant on their school’s website for important information and updates, this can have a detrimental effect on a school’s reputation.  Mark Teolis, DOSarrest GM, offers more insight: Why are schools being attacked more often ? [...]

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FireEye Outlines Distinctive National and Regional Characteristics of Nation-State Driven Cyber Attacks

New Report, World War C, Details Global Cyber Arms Race FireEye, Inc., the leader in stopping today’s new breed of cyber attacks, today announced the release of a report titled, “World War C: Understanding Nation-State Motives Behind Today’s Advanced Cyber Attacks” that describes the unique international and local characteristics of cyber attack campaigns waged by [...]

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e-skills UK partners with Cyber Security Challenge to develop online security skills in the classroom

The Cyber Security Challenge is to  join  forces with e-skills UK, the employer body  for technology skills, to  inspire  the  next generation  of  cyber  professionals.  The  two  organisations  are  launching complementary  programmes  this  autumn,  both  aiming to  show  secondary  students  how  exciting and engaging a career in the cyber profession can be. The Cyber Security Challenge, a government-backed [...]

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Prolinx announces intelligent Cyber Assurance solution

New approach to tackling cyber threats helps secure military, government and commercial IT infrastructure Yesterday, Prolinx has announced a comprehensive Cyber Assurance service to protect organisations against today’s constantly evolving barrage of cyber attacks. Prolinx has used its experience gained by working on secure military and government projects to assemble a combination of technologies and [...]

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