National Cyber Security Strategy

National Cyber Security Strategy Summary

The Government today launched its new National Cyber Security Strategy.  The Strategy, underpinned by £1.9bn investment, sets out how the UK will use automated defences to defend citizens and businesses against growing cyber threats, support the UK’s growing cyber security industry, develop a world-class cyber workforce and deter cyber-attacks from criminals and hostile actors.  

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Brexit UK

Brexit – How does it affect your security (in the UK)?

UK voters decided to leave the European Union just a week ago and the majority of discussions about the Brexti are centered on the economy, immigration and education. But how does the Brexit affect UK businesses and their data security? This is what Jonathan Palling has to say about the cyber security skills shortage. Brexit: Will there

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Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls

“Next-generation” capability has been achieved by the leading products in the network firewall market, and competitors are working to keep the gap from widening. Buyers must consider their operational realities, the burden of switching, and the trade-offs between “best-of-breed” function and costs. The enterprise network firewall market represented by this Magic Quadrant is composed primarily

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MI5

MI5: Technology Terror Risk

Advances in technology are allowing terrorists to communicate “out of the reach of authorities”, head of MI5 Andrew Parker has told the BBC. The serving boss of the UK’s home security agency told the Today programme it was becoming more difficult to obtain online information. He said internet companies had an “ethical responsibility” to alert

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Cybersecurity

“Cybersecurity” the word for 2015

[full_width background=”dark”] [parallax imgsrc=”/wp-content/uploads/bg-corporate-building.jpg”] [/parallax] [/full_width] In the age of the mega-hack, a cyber protection industry percolates. If “plastics” was the word for 1967, “cybersecurity” may be it for 2015. In the age of the mega-hack, companies are scrambling to protect themselves. And that has spawned a bewildering array of products and services for cyber

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Privatsphäre und Anonymität bei vielen VPN-Diensten nicht gewährleistet

Sicherheitsforscher zeigen auf, dass viele kommerzielle VPN-Dienste Verbindungen nicht ausreichend absichern und Nutzer teilweise sogar unwissentlich außerhalb eines VPN-Tunnels surfen. Nutzer eines VPN-Dienstes sollten sich nicht zu sicher fühlen, denn in einem Bericht warnen Sicherheitsforscher davor, dass übertragene Daten in manchen Fällen nicht ausreichend abgeschottet sind. Dritte könnten im schlimmsten Fall alle Informationen einsehen. Zu

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Cisco to buy cybersecurity firm OpenDNS in $635m deal

Cisco has announced its intention to purchase threat protection security firm OpenDNS in a deal worth $635 million. Announced on Tuesday, the tech giant said the move will accelerate the development of the Cisco Cloud Delivered Security Portfolio, and OpenDNS will prove a boost to advanced threat protection services for Cisco clients. In addition, the

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Hacker-Angriff vermutet: Apache Build-Server offline

Momentan können die Projekte, welche die Build-Server der Apache Software Foundation verwenden, keine neuen Software-Pakete bauen. Das Admin-Team der ASF untersucht, ob es einen Hackerangriff gegeben hat. Die Build-Server der Apache Software Foundation (ASF) wurden vom Netz genommen. Laut einer E-Mail der Apache-Admins, die heise Security vorliegt, wird ein Angriff als Ursache vermutet. Betroffen sind sowohl

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Geheimdienst

Britische Geheimdienste spionieren sich aus Versehen selbst aus

Britische Geheimdienste spionieren sich aus Versehen selbst aus GCHQ, MI5 und MI6 wissen manchmal offensichtlich nicht, was genau ihre Spionagesoftware da tut. Ab und zu geraten auch die Daten der eigenen Kollegen ins Visier.Wer denkt, Angestellte bei einem Geheimdienst wären vor der Spionage des eigenen Dienstes sicher, hat sich geschnitten.     Wie der Geheimdienst-Beauftragte der

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