Tag Archives: cyber security

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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Conference Pre-Program: Spotlight on Next Generation e-ID Services

World e-ID Congress has selected a first list of e-ID experts from Government and Enterprise to present the most inspiring country cases and innovations. Among the hot topics highlighted: cyber-security strategies round the world, NSTIC and other federated ID initiatives, mobile ID for public and private sectors. Several top level keynotes are already confirmed, within [...]

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£7.5m of university funding announced to train Cybersecurity experts – FireEye comments

Royal Holloway, University of London and Oxford University are to develop university research centres to train ‘high-level cyber security experts’. The move, which will be funded with £7.5m in government and research council funding, is part of the UK’s national cyber security programme, and the government’s ongoing efforts to combat the growing cyber threat facing [...]

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ISACA’s Free Virtual Conference in April to Address the State of Cybersecurity

Many are declaring 2013 as the year of the hack. ISACA’s recent cybersecurity survey of more than 1,500 security professionals found that more than one in five respondents’ enterprises have experienced an advanced persistent threat (APT) attack. More than 60 percent of survey respondents say that it’s only a matter of time before their enterprise [...]

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Australian Government DSD Certification for Good Technology to help minimise cyber security risk and get more out of their iOS Devices

Good Technology, the leader in secure enterprise mobility, announced that Good for Enterprise™ (GFE) has become the first secure mobile container solution to be certified by the Australian Government’s Defence Signals Directorate (DSD). The DSD Cryptographic Evaluation (DCE) certification will allow iOS devices secured with Good for Enterprise to communicate and store classified information up [...]

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Critical Security Controls International Summit heads to London

The SANS Institute will be hosting the Critical Security Controls International Summit in London from April 26th to May 2nd at the London Hilton on Park Lane hotel. The Summit focuses on the Critical Security Controls that the British government’s Center for the Protection of National Infrastructure describes as the “baseline of high-priority information security [...]

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Wick Hill To Distribute Becrypt Data Security Solutions

VAD Wick Hill is to become a UK distributor for leading cyber security solutions vendor Becrypt. Becrypt provides enterprise security and endpoint security solutions for desktops, laptops, tablets, USB sticks, mobile devices and removable media devices. Ian Kilpatrick, chairman Wick Hill Group, commented: “Becrypt is a valuable addition to our portfolio and has a lot [...]

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Ken Garner, Business Development Manager at BlackBelt, ‘Make sure mobile recycling benefits, not harms, your business’

Data has never been more valuable to own or more vulnerable to attack. Every year businesses spend billions trying to keep information safe and digital infrastructures secure. While much thought is given to building firewalls, virus protection etc, there is one particular weakness in the data fortress which can be exploited by cyber criminals, mobile. [...]

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Cyber-Ark comments on details of Mandiant report

In a recent report by US based cyber security firm Mandiant, alleging that a Chinese military group, named only in the report as “APT1”, is one of the most prolific cyber espionage groups and most likely is government sponsored. According to the report, “APT intruders (and intruders in general) prefer to leverage privileged accounts where [...]

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Information Security Hub on the Guardian website

Information security is rapidly moving up the board agenda, particularly in light of proposed EU legislation that would compel companies to report cyber breaches. Neelie Kroes, Digital agenda commissioner has said that Europe needs to improve how it deals with cyber security. The concern for businesses is the impact that reporting breaches might have on [...]

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