Cyber Threats

A WARNING has been issued by Action Fraud – the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau – after several businesses were targeted by scammers. Businesses reported receiving online extortion demands via email from scammers threatening a cyber attack. The scammers, who called themselves the ‘RepKiller Team’, demanded payment of between £300 and £500 in Bitcoins by a […]

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How to Choose the Right Cyber Threat Intelligence Provider SurfWatch Labs • March 28, 2016   Threat intelligence helps organizations become more proactive in their cybersecurity efforts. But not all threat intelligence is created equal. Traditional threat intelligence is tactical in nature, helping defenders more quickly respond to existing threats in your network. But… read […]

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has begun sharing cyber threat data with federal agencies and private companies in accordance with a major cybersecurity bill passed last year, The Associated Press reported. “This is the ‘if you see something, say something’ of cybersecurity,” Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in remarks at the agency’s data-sharing […]

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The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) this week successfully completed its annual drill to test the response capability of leading Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) from the Asia Pacific… read more at: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/160327/business-times/apcert-conducts-cyber-drill-on-an-evolving-threat-and-financial-fraud-187450.html

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Belgium’s network of nuclear power plants and other major infrastructure face the threat of a cyber-attack over the next five years, the European Union’s counter-terror chief said in an interview published Saturday. “I would not be surprised if there was an attempt in the next five years to use the Internet to commit an attack,” […]

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The content for the article below is provided by Josh Ray, Vice President for Verisign iDefense. Josh Ray has experience with individuals in the security and cyber threat intelligence (CTI) mission space to create a variety of different capabilities in the public, private and commercial sectors. Ray addresses the the Forrester Research report from November 3, 2015, […]

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Let’s go back in time by 30 years, and picture a typical business environment: The office is amass with filing cabinets, all full to the brim with documents that have been carefully separated into reams of brown folders. Heavy, thick set typewriters adorn each large dark wood desk. The filing cabinets have impenetrable looking locks […]

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Cyber security experts and senior professionals from across the North West gathered at MediaCityUK today to discuss one of the fastest growing problems for businesses. Over a hundred delegates attended the conference to hear insight and advice from PwC experts covering legal, forensics, business risk and threat intelligence. Speakers included Charlie McMurdie, former Detective Superintendent […]

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From BodyShop Business ExecutiveGov.com has reported that the FBI and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have released a public service announcement that seeks to raise awareness on cybersecurity threats linked to Internet-connected devices in motor vehicles. The recently released PSA says threat actors can remotely attack a car’s electronic control unit through the […]

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