Tag Archives: security

Application attacks demand new security approach

Large-scale attacks on Oracle WebLogic Servers underline the need for a change from defensive approaches to a continuous proactive approach to application security, according to security experts. Security researchers at Qihoo 360 Netlab and Sans Internet Storm Center (ISC) report that two groups have begun large-scale attacks following the publication of proof of concept… Read More »

Zero trust security model boosts business confidence

Organisations that assume no user or device can be trusted and combine this approach with next-generation access (NGA) tools report greater business confidence, reduced risk and lower security costs. That is a key finding of a study by Forrester Consulting commissioned by NGA provider Centrify. NGA combines identity as a service, enterprise mobility management… 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 »

Cyber security top priority for aircraft makers, says Airbus

Everything the air manufacturing industry plans is considered through the lens of cyber security, but not everyone is up to the same standard across the industry in general, even among suppliers of critical national infrastructure, said Ian Goslin, UK managing director of Airbus cyber security. “The level of analysis that is done against every… Read More »