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Manufacturing security: Preventing and mitigating cyber attacks

Last month, a report revealed the extent to which the manufacturing sector is at risk of cyberattack. So what can be done to improve...

Nearly half of UK manufacturers victims of cybercrime

Nearly half (48 percent) of UK manufacturers have been victims of a cyber attack, according to a new report. As a result, the Cyber Security...

Facebook & Microsoft pledge not to aid government cyber attacks

Over 30 technology companies have signed a new accord, promising to protect all customers – citizens and businesses – from government or state agency...

IoT security: Half of IT departments don’t change default passwords

Almost half (47 percent) of CIOs and IT managers have allowed IoT devices onto their corporate network without changing the default passwords – even...

Korean security firm announces cryptocurrency hardware wallets

South Korea-based Penta Security has unveiled a range of hardware cryptocurrency wallets, which feature built-in encryption and authentication. Set to hit global markets in June,...

Tenable unveils cybersecurity benchmarking tool

American cybersecurity firm Tenable has unveiled a new tool that lets CIOs and IT managers visualise, analyse, and measure the security threats posed to...

Shop Direct deploys AI to improve cybersecurity

Shop Direct, the UK's second largest pure-play digital retailer, has selected software company Vectra’s Cognito AI platform to protect its e-commerce sites and enterprise...

MIT develops low-power high-speed chips for IoT security

MIT researchers have hardwired public-key encryption into a new chip for IoT devices. It uses 1/400 of the power of software execution, one tenth...

Serious security flaws ‘Spectre’ and ‘Meltdown’ haunting Intel, AMD and ARM...

Major tech firms are rushing to patch critical bugs, dubbed ‘Spectre’ and ‘Meltdown’, found in their processors before they can be exploited. Researchers from Google’s...

US regulator repeals net neutrality rules, threatening future of IoT

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to dismantle net neutrality, granting internet service providers (ISPs) the power to prioritise and hinder web traffic...

Use of AI and machine learning in finance could cause crisis,...

The Financial Stability Board has issued a paper on the use of AI and machine learning in finance, warning that their current use creates...

Vulnerabilities in syringe infusion pumps could harm patients

More medical devices – this time, syringe infusion pumps – have been found to contain vulnerabilities that hackers could use to compromise the safe treatment...
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