Tag Archives: cyber crime

RandomStorm comments on Lakeland hack – sharing details will help to thwart attacks on other businesses

Security and compliance company, RandomStorm has commented on the recent attack on the web servers of British kitchenware retailer, Lakeland, which resulted in two encrypted databases being breached. Lakeland was swift to inform its customers of the breach and has advised them to refresh their passwords when they next log in to the Lakeland retail […]

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Surge in mobile cyber-crime predicted with UK rollout of 4G

Security experts at Voltage Security, the world leader in data-centric security, warn that a drop in enterprises that prohibit BYOD, coupled with a new mobile enterprise era rung in by the introduction of 4G, could leave organisations across the UK wide open to cybercriminals unless they take on appropriate security measures. Voltage predicts that with […]

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AlienVault says SMBs and mid-market organisations need to help themselves on cyberfraud

“The reality is that mid-sized businesses need to help themselves in the security defence stakes, as no-one – including the government – is going to run to their rescue in the event they are hit by a cyber crime.” – Richard Kirk, AlienVault Senior Vice President Commenting on the latest cyber security report from the […]

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David Emm, Senior Security Researcher Kaspersky Lab, comments on Cyber Crime Reduction Partnership

Announcement of the Cyber Crime Reduction Partnership by James Brokenshire yesterday is a step in the right direction for reducing the risks of cybercrime in the UK. There are already a few large organisations that want to take the lead in the fight against cybercrime on an international level: the Action Against Terrorism Unit (a […]

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Intrusion detection must evolve as network links become faster. Dr Ullrich from SANS Technology Institute comments

As network speeds increase with new technologies and demand, real time packet inspection is simply not sufficient to deal with cyber-attacks. According to Dr. Johannes Ullrich, Dean of Research and a faculty member of the SANS Technology Institute, “Faster networks are making it harder for intrusion detection techniques to keep up with the threats. Instead […]

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