AIT fraud: What you need to know

SMS and telephone guidance updated to address the rise in Artificial Inflation of Traffic (AIT). The rise in Artificial Inflation of Traffic (AIT) is leaving many businesses out of pocket. To counter this growing threat, we’ve updated our SMS and telephone best practice guidance, which is designed to help organisations, and their customers reduce exposure to […]

Potentially hundreds of UK law firms affected by cyberattack on IT provider CTS

CTS, a managed service provider (MSP) for law firms in the United Kingdom, is urgently investigating a cyberattack that has disrupted its services potentially leaving hundreds of British law firms unable to access their case management systems. The company announced on Friday that it was experiencing a service outage which has impacted a portion of […]

UK and US develop new global guidelines for AI Security

New guidelines for secure AI system development will help developers of any systems that use AI make informed cyber security decisions at every stage of the development process. Agencies from 18 countries, including the US, endorse new UK developed guidelines on AI cyber security. Guidelines for Secure AI System Development, led by GCHQ’s National Cyber […]

EU Cybersecurity exercise for EU elections

To evaluate and strengthen current working methods ahead of the 2024 elections, EU institutions have organised a cybersecurity exercise today. National and EU partners tested their crisis plans and possible responses to potential cybersecurity incidents affecting the European elections. The exercise is part of the measures being implemented by the European Union to ensure free […]

Why Defenders Should Embrace a Hacker Mindset

Today’s security leaders must manage a constantly evolving attack surface and a dynamic threat environment due to interconnected devices, cloud services, IoT technologies, and hybrid work environments. Adversaries are constantly introducing new attack techniques, and not all companies have internal Red Teams or unlimited security resources to stay on top of the latest threats. Many […]

Australia declares nationally significant cyber incident after port attack!

Australia’s biggest ports operator, which has been the target of a cyber-attack, has begun gradually restarting its operations, but key exports could be subject to prolonged delays. DP World Australia closed its Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle port operations after detecting the breach on Friday, leaving cargo and containers stuck on the docks. The company […]

Cyber attack hits council computer systems!

A suspected ransomware attack has caused significant disruption to IT systems at Western Isles local authority, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. The council said access to its systems had been affected. The Scottish government and computer company Dell have been helping Comhairle nan Eilean Siar deal with the situation. In a ransomware attack, hackers use malicious […]

CISO Best Practices for Managing Cyber Risk

Leading CISOs have offered best practices for security leaders on how to manage cyber risks effectively during 2023 – 2024 Use Appropriate Frameworks – Cybersecurity frameworks are the best place to start in cyber risk management. Urge CISOs to look at factors like the size of the company, their current risk management program and their […]

World first Cyber Security story book aimed at young children is unveiled

All primary one pupils in Scotland to receive free copy to build cyber security skills and protect their information online. A world-first illustrated children’s book designed to teach children aged 4-7 about cyber security and how to protect their information online is being launched. Education Scotland and the Scottish Government have unveiled Bongles and The […]