Cyber Savvy Month
Cyber Savvy month is coming in OctoberREAD MORE...
Microsoft' s latest security update fixes 64 new flaws, including a zero-day bug
Last week Microsoft released patches to address 64 new security holes in its software, of which five were classed as critical, 57 as important, one as moderate, and one as low. The patches also addressed a zeroday vulnerability affecting all supported versions of Windows, that has already been actively exploited in attacks.READ MORE...
Experts find malicious cookie stuffing Chrome extensions used by 1.4 million users
McAfee researchers Oliver Devane and Vallabh Chole have discovered five imposter extensions for the Google Chrome web browser masquerading as Netflix viewers and others, that have been downloaded 1.4m times in total and have been found to track users' browsing activity and profit off retail affiliate programs.READ MORE...
Cyber Signals: three strategies for protection against ransomware
Leading on from the ransomware attack on software supplier ‘Advanced’, Vasu Jakkal, Corporate Vice President for Security, Compliance, Identity, Management and Privacy at Microsoft Security, has written a blog on three strategies your organisation can follow to protect your environment from ransomware attacks.READ MORE...
Six cyber security holes you need to plug now
It’s not just large enterprises or household names that need to worry about security breaches, as it’s actually smaller businesses that are more likely to be vulnerable, and as such cyber criminals often see them as easier to target and exploit.READ MORE...
NCSC launches Cyber Advisor scheme
The NCSC has unveiled proposals to establish a new Cyber Advisor service for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and is asking for the security community’s input to help make it a success.READ MORE...
Liverpool FC is kickstarting a revolution in cyber security recruitment
Liverpool Football Club (LFC) has partnered with Phoenix Sports and Media Group, together with BIT Group, Hack The Box, and IT certifications company CompTIA, to deliver a scheme that transitions individuals who have dropped out of its football academy into professional cyber security training.READ MORE...
Why regulators are shining a spotlight on cyber resilience
In this Cyber Security podcast episode from PwC, Lucie Usher, EMEA Intelligence Officer for FS-ISAC and Luc Manfredi, a Cyber Security Director in the PwC UK team, discuss what is driving cyber resilience up the regulatory agenda in sectors such as financial services, energy and utilities.READ MORE...
What Good Looks Like Knowledge Hub
The What Good Looks Like (WGLL) Knowledge Hub is a workspace that’s been set up on the FutureNHS platform, to support NHS staff and their organisations in achieving What Good Looks Like.READ MORE...
CosmicStrand UEFI malware found in ASUS and Gigabyte motherboards
Old motherboards by ASUS and Gigabyte are being targeted by a novel malware called CosmicStrand, that can survive operating system re-installs and it survives in Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFIs) unlike just the storage drive.READ MORE...