The Ministry of Defence has, for the first time in its history, worked with ethical hackers to test and strengthen the cybersecurity of its network and estate of 750,000 devices.
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White House issues memo on “vital” improvements to CNI cybersecurity
The White House has issued a national security memorandum aimed at countering cyberattacks against critical national infrastructure, which it describes as “among the most significant and growing issues confronting our Nation”.
Why bother with bolt-cutters? Almost half of Singapore’s crimes were online in 2020
According to the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, cybercrime represented 43% of overall crime in 2020, with 16,117 cases reported: a year-on-year increase of 172%.
UK Armed Forces launch new regiment to counter ‘deadly’ cyberattacks
A new cyber unit, the 13th Signal Regiment, has been formally stood up by the UK Ministry of Defence to protect ‘the new cyber frontline’.
Etisalat completes acquisition of ‘Who Secures The UAE’ multi-winner Help AG
Help AG, named by UAE CISOs as their most trusted cybersecurity reseller and consultant in Cyberviser’s own ‘Who Secures The UAE’ report, has been acquired by multinational Emirati telecoms giant Etisalat.
Cybersecurity: does size really matter?
It’s generally accepted that small businesses are less cybersecurity-savvy than large ones. But just how much does the size of an organisation affect its needs and priorities?
Keyfactor acquires Redtrust amid plans for European expansion
US-based digital identity company Keyfactor is going international with the acquisition of Spanish firm RedTrust.
Oracle withdraws 60% of its workforce in China amid stringent new cybersecurity laws. And it’s a sign of things to come.
It was the latest saga in a love story gone sour when this month, US supergiant Oracle announced the firing of 900 staff from their China team.
Getting the board on board with cyber
Obtaining genuine board-level buy-in for cybersecurity strategy is often cited as one of the CISO’s biggest challenges. How confident are Europe’s CISOs, and what does increased (or insufficient) board support mean for them?
Ex-Malwarebytes SVP joins CloudKnox as COO
Identity and privilege management provider CloudKnox Security has announced the appointment of Raj Mallempati as Chief Operating Officer.