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Security industry more open, integrated and collaborative

October 20, 2017
McAfee says shift in industry’s approach is evidenced by adoption of its Data Exchange Layer and new collaborations through McAfee Security Innovation Alliance
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Corero Network Security Expands Product Family to Include Real-Time Virtualized DDoS Protection

October 19, 2017
SmartWall vNTD provides the scalability, agility and cost flexibility required to deliver DDoS protection for virtualized server infrastructures and SDN/NFV networks, enabling elastically scalable deployments, which can be based on demand for the applications and services being protected.
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Proposed £17m fines would make infrastructure cybersecurity a ‘costs centre’

October 11, 2017
The debate over the chances of a serious cyber-attack taking down a major part of the country’s national critical infrastructure is now more intense than ever.
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Cyber attacks threaten to bring down electricity infrastructure

October 6, 2017
Like with any organisation, perfect protection for distribution electricity grids is virtually impossible. However, the threat can be mitigated
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UK suffered 590 significant cyber-attacks in the last 12 months, says NCSC director

October 4, 2017
The UK faced as many as 590 significant cyber-attacks in the last year, 30 of which were Category 2 attacks, the NCSC's Director of Operations has revealed.
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GCHQ-linked cyber agency fights hundreds of hacks, warns 'further attacks will happen'

October 3, 2017
The NCSC is a fork of British intelligence agency GCHQ, and it had a busy year.
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DDoS defense: Changing the approach to handle new threats

September 28, 2017
With the introduction of highly potent distributed denial-of-service attacks last year that leveraged insecure connected devices, the security industry has been forced to re-evaluate its DDoS defense strategy.
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10 critical security skills every IT team needs

September 28, 2017
Focus on hiring talent with the following security skills and your team will be equipped to prevent, protect and mitigate the damage of cybersecurity attacks — and speed recovery efforts.
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Phantom Squad hackers demand ransom after threatening DDoS attacks against thousands of firms

September 23, 2017
The DDoS extortion group has sent out a massive wave of spam emails to thousands of companies across the globe.
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Massive Wave of Ransom DDoS Threats Sweeps Globe

September 22, 2017
A cyber-criminal group calling themselves the Phantom Squad has mounted a global extortion campaign, threatening thousands of companies with DDoS if they don’t pay a ransom demand.
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UK’s critical services ‘skipping cyber guidelines’

September 13, 2017
Up to 39% of critical infrastructure organisations in the UK, including energy firms, have not completed basic cyber security standards.
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DDoS: Large Attacks Shake the Internet but Modest Attacks Cause More Business Damage

September 5, 2017
Speaking at CLOUDSEC 2017 today Ashley Stephenson, CEO of Corero, explored innovation in DDoS mitigation and ways to defeat the modern day DDoS attack.
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£2.5 Million in 11 Days

September 1, 2017
£2.5 million is the sum that Highlands businesses lost through cyber-crime in one eleven-day window from the 19th to the 30th July 2017, according to Police Scotland.
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UK’s critical infrastructure organisations highly vulnerable to DDoS attacks

August 31, 2017
Two-fifths of critical infrastructure organisations in the UK have not completed a cyber security standards programme mandated by the government.
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Over a third of emergency services skip basic cyber security checks

August 31, 2017
Freedom of Information data by Corero reveals a lack of cyber resilience from crucial infrastructure organisations such as NHS and fire and rescue services.
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One third of CNI organisations fail to follow cyber guidance

August 30, 2017
Over a third of national critical infrastructure (NCI) organisations in the UK (39%) have not completed basic cyber security standards issued by the Government, according to data collected under the Freedom of Information Act by cyber defence company Corero Network Security.
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UK emergency services are unprepared for DDoS mitigation

August 30, 2017
Two-fifths of critical infrastructure providers have not completed basic cyber security preparations
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UK Critical infrastructure liable to fines for skipping basic cyber security checks

August 30, 2017
Over a third of national critical infrastructure organisations in the UK (39%) have not completed basic cyber security standards issued by the UK government, according to data revealed under the Freedom of Information Act by Corero Network Security.
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Critical infrastructure providers fail to meet basic cyber security standards

August 30, 2017
More than a third of the UK’s critical infrastructure organisations have failed to complete the government’s basic cyber security programme, according to Freedom of Information requests.
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UK critical infrastructure skipping security checks

August 30, 2017
A freedom of information request by Corero Network Security has revealed that there is a potential lack of cyber resilience among the providers of UK critical national infrastructure.
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UK’s critical infrastructure skipping basic cyber security checks

August 30, 2017
Over a third of national critical infrastructure organisations in the UK (39%) have not completed basic cyber security standards issued by the UK government, according to data revealed under the Freedom of Information Act by Corero Network Security, a leading provider of real-time DDoS defence solutions.
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UK critical national infrastructure poorly prepared for DDoS attacks

August 30, 2017
FoI request by Corero finds that 39 per cent of emergency services have not completed the mandatory security programme
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UK cybersecurity standards not implemented by more than a third of critical national infrastructure operators, according to new data

August 30, 2017
More than a third of organisations that operate critical national infrastructure in the UK (39%) have not implemented the UK government's '10 steps' guidance on managing cyber risks, according to a provider of cybersecurity services.
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Critical infrastructure not ready for DDoS attacks: FOI data report

August 29, 2017
The UK's critical infrastructure is vulnerable to DDoS attacks due to failure to carry out basic security defence work - 39 percent of respondents to a recent survey had not completed the government's '10 Steps to Cyber Security' programme, which was first issued in 2012.
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UK critical infrastructure skipping security checks

August 29, 2017
Almost two-fifths of the UK’s national infrastructure providers have not completed basic cyber security steps recommended by the UK government, an FOI response shows
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