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GDPR is Three Years Old!

With the news of four critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Exchange Server being actively exploited around the world, John Noble shares his thoughts on the situation with Reliance acsn.

The Integrated Review 2021 and Cyber Security

With the news of four critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Exchange Server being actively exploited around the world, John Noble shares his thoughts on the situation with Reliance acsn.

Bank of England underlines the importance of cyber stress testing

With the news of four critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Exchange Server being actively exploited around the world, John Noble shares his thoughts on the situation with Reliance acsn.

NCSC warns education sector of increasing cyber threat

With the news of four critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Exchange Server being actively exploited around the world, John Noble shares his thoughts on the situation with Reliance acsn.

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Ransomware: What every board member needs to ask their IT security team

With the news of four critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Exchange Server being actively exploited around the world, John Noble shares his thoughts on the situation with Reliance acsn.

John Noble CBE shares his thoughts on the recent Microsoft vulnerabilities

With the news of four critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Exchange Server being actively exploited around the world, John Noble shares his thoughts on the situation with Reliance acsn.

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EPISODE 4: When what’s ‘out there’ is already ‘in here’…And it’s demanding money with menaces.
SECURITY ANALYSTS STOP THE PANIC OF COMBINED RANSOMWARE AND DATA THEFT - AND FINGER THE PERPETRATORS Couldn’t we just have paid the ransom? The CEO’s story. CEO Doug was now in possession of all the facts relating to the attack that had simultaneously held his business’s data hostage and compromised his employees’ confidential login credentials. [...]
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EPISODE 3: When what’s ‘out there’ is already ‘in here’…But your security software doesn’t know about either of them.
A TARGETED CAMPAIGN AGAINST CRITICAL ASSETS – WITH NOTHING TO STOP IT. DID A U.K. ENTERPRISE UNWITTINGLY HELP ITS HACKERS? Reactive, not predictive – an attacker’s paradise. The Head of IT’s story Head of IT, Tasneem, feels like she’s been caught in a multiple pincer movement. Ransomware came and ruined her week. Whilst she was [...]
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EPISODE 2: When what’s ‘out there’ is already ‘in here’…But your security software doesn’t know about either of them.
REELING FROM INFECTION BY UNKNOWN THREAT VARIANTS, A MAJOR U.K. ENTERPRISE MISSES WHAT THE ATTACKERS WANT NEXT: CREDENTIALS Reactive, not predictive – an attacker’s paradise.The Head of IT’s story Head of IT, Tasneem, was battling a highly visible internal crisis: the appearance on employees’ screens of a ransom note holding the business’s data hostage, with [...]
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EPISODE 1: When what’s ‘out there’ is already ‘in here’…But your security software doesn’t know about either of them.
A TRUE STORY OF UNDETECTED INITIAL INFECTION BY UNKNOWN THREAT VARIANTS – AND HOW IT HELD A MAJOR U.K. ENTERPRISE TO RANSOM He didn’t spot the threat and neither did the software. Chris’s story* “Funny, I don’t recognise that invoice. Still, I’d better get it out of the way – I’ve got loads to get [...]
Could a Ransomware attack close your operating theatres?

You graduated, travelled the world, got your first job, found the love of your life, had a wild 30th, bought a house, married the love of your life, had a baby, had another one, had a wild 40th, 50th… all the best moments captured beautifully through photos and shared with friends and family via the […]

Rowhammer: another case study in why you shouldn’t panic

‘Rowhammer’ hit the press recently. And, as you will know, it’s not a reference to a character in a computer game (although it sounds like quite a good name to me). Instead, it’s a recently discovered IT security vulnerability. Normally that’s nothing new, but this time it’s one with a difference. Predictably, the media has […]