Report calls for urgent action to meet cyber threat to critical infrastructure

Global safety charity, Lloyd’s Register Foundation today launched a report called Operational Cyber Security for the Industrial Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities. It highlights an impending threat to critical infrastructure from cyberattacks, given the growing reliance on the Internet of Things (IoT), say Robert Hannigan, executive chairman international at BlueVoyant and Sadie Creese, professor

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What you need to know about IoT and cyber security

With the rising number of IoT devices, which is expected to surpass the 20 billion mark by next year, there are a lot of big changes to anticipate.

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Securing consumer IoT devices: Why a global standard is needed

For consumers, the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) means more and more objects in their home are now linked to the internet, and are potentially at risk of cyberattacks, or of revealing personal data in privacy breaches.

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Five benefits of cyber security risk assessment

What is cyber security? Protection for your internet-connected systems in regards to the data from any cybercrime or fraud is what cyber security is all about. According to Manan Ghadawala, the founder of 21Twelve Interactive, it’s when you have an individual confidential document, and you keep them safe and secure in a place where no

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€1bn in cyber security research funding evaluated, revealing academic trends and threats ahead

Cyber security technology commercialisation company, Crossword Cybersecurity plc, has released insights from its global review of academic cyber security research. The new database looked at nearly 1,200 current and past research projects from academic institutions in the United Kingdom, United States, Europe, Australia, and Africa. 

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KPMG offers all Swiss universities free access to the ‘first-ever cyber academy’

For many Swiss companies, the risk of cyber attacks and data theft is now part of their day-to-day lives. The country needs to train many more experts of its own – people who will be familiar with the multifarious kinds of cyber risks and know how to tackle them.

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Businesses expect industrial IoT to boost their revenues by US$154mn, Inmarsat study finds

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is set to make a sizeable contribution to the economy by 2023. This is according to a new global study launched by the mobile satellite communications company,

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UK IT professionals better at addressing security vulnerabilities than their US counterparts

Outpost24, an innovator in identifying and managing cyber-security exposure, announced the results of a survey conducted at Infosecurity Europe, which looked at the attitudes of 269 IT professionals and revealed that UK organisations

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KPMG and Cylance form alliance to proactively secure enterprise endpoints

KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and Cylance Inc., the company that revolutionised endpoint security by delivering AI-powered threat prevention, announced an alliance to protect enterprises with predictive AI-based security solutions and specialised services.

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UK and France to strengthen links in tech sector and artificial intelligence

Britain and France’s leading tech sectors will be brought closer together with plans for a digital conference – or digital colloque – to promote deeper integration in the digital economy. So says the UK government’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, Matt Hancock.

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Skills shortage in the agritech sector holding back IoT innovation, finds Inmarsat

The potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive innovation, efficiency, and increased productivity in the agricultural sector is at risk, as agritech businesses must urgently upskill current employees and embark on recruitment drives to ensure they have the capabilities to deliver the technology.

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Huawei and China Unicom collaborate to build network-wide Anti-DDoS system

China Unicom has partnered with Huawei to deploy Huawei’s AntiDDoS8000 products on backbone network nodes across China. This constitutes the largest anti-DDoS system on China Unicom’s network and provides comprehensive anti-DDoS protection capabilities for their customers.

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Nokia focuses on delivering carrier-grade networks for transportation, energy, public sector, finance, web services and healthcare

Nokia is strengthening its approach to serve key enterprise markets and large ‘webscale’ customers. As of September 1, 2017 Chris Johnson has joined the organisation from HPE to lead the push into vertical industries while company veteran Mike Calabrese will oversee the webscale and large enterprise customer segments.

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Skip the scary stories and focus on what you need to secure in manufacturing IoT

Security issues in the connected and PC-dominated world are nothing new. With thousands of IoT devices connected every year, companies and security providers have increased their  understanding of how to deal with new threats.

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Cyber security for cars – the impact of connectivity on security and privacy

The UK is fast becoming a global hub for the development of connected and autonomous vehicle technologies including testing of driverless vehicles in the urban environment.

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A pan-European response to cybercrime is critical

Cybercrime has become a well-financed global industry. Cybercriminals are very resourceful: they are increasingly operating as syndicates, conducting research and buying services from each other. In addition, says technology writer Bob Emmerson, threat surfaces are growing in line with the billions of connected users and devices.

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