Tag Archives: cyber

ERP applications are under cyber attack, research confirms

Cyber attackers are exploiting enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications and expanding their operations to target high-value assets, new threat research has confirmed. The research by digital risk management firm Digital Shadows and ERP cyber security and compliance firm Onapsis reveals evidence that the business-critical applications running the world’s biggest organisations are under attack. The report shows… Read More »

UK alerted to potential cyber risks of Huawei equipment

The latest annual report from the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) Oversight Board has identified “shortcomings” in Huawei’s engineering processes. Despite finding that the capability of HCSEC had improved in 2017 and that technical work relevant to overall mitigation strategy can be performed at scale and with high quality, the report said the… Read More »

Cyber criminals use fake domains to scam businesses

Cyber fraudsters are registering domains that appear to belong to UK universities so they can defraud supply companies, according to Action Fraud, the UK cyber crime reporting centre. These domains are used to contact suppliers and order high-value goods such as IT equipment and pharmaceutical chemicals in the university’s name. Suppliers receive an email… Read More »

Collaborative alliance to advance UK’s cyber security profession

A cross-sector UK alliance has been announced in response to a government brief to develop a national professional body for cyber security. The alliance, incorporating 15 leading UK organisations, will help shape national cyber security standards, drive advances in cyber education and advise the government on national cyber security policy. The alliance brings together… Read More »

Deloitte launches EMEA-wide initiative to close cyber security gender gap

Deloitte has launched an EMEA Women in Cyber initiative in an attempt to help close the gender gap in the cyber security sector. The initiative – which began in the UK and has now been expanded to include Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) – is designed to help clients, experts and colleagues collaborate… Read More »