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Catches of the month: Phishing scams for May…

Coronavirus continues to dominate the cyber security landscape (and pretty much every other part of our lives), with cyber criminals cashing in on the disruption.Whether you’re forced to work from home, out of work or…

Catches of the month: Phishing scams for March…

Want to learn about the latest phishing scams? Our ‘catches of the month’ feature investigates the most prominent email attacks across the web, explaining how they occurred and the lessons you should learn. 1. Ordnance Survey…

U.S. Department of Interior Grounding All Drones

The Department of Interior is grounding all non-emergency drones due to security concerns: The order comes amid a spate of warnings and bans at multiple government agencies, including the Department of Defense, about possible vulnerabilities…

5G Security

The security risks inherent in Chinese-made 5G networking equipment are easy to understand. Because the companies that make the equipment are subservient to the Chinese government, they could be forced to include backdoors in the…

Supply-Chain Security and Trust

The United States government's continuing disagreement with the Chinese company Huawei underscores a much larger problem with computer technologies in general: We have no choice but to trust them completely, and it's impossible to verify…

Superhero Movies and Security Lessons

A paper I co-wrote was just published in Security Journal: "Superheroes on screen: real life lessons for security debates": Abstract: Superhero films and episodic shows have existed since the early days of those media, but…

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IT Governance’s 2019 Cyber Resilience Report reveals major…

Anti-malware technology is one of the most basic cyber security mechanisms that organisations should have in place, but according to IT Governance’s 2019 Cyber Resilience Report, 27% of respondents haven’t implemented such measures. This finding…

Attorney General Barr and Encryption

Last month, Attorney General William Barr gave a major speech on encryption policy­what is commonly known as "going dark." Speaking at Fordham University in New York, he admitted that adding backdoors decreases security but that…