Cyber Security News

New hardware security device developed by researchers

Hardware security devices need to be developed to ensure that data is protected and secured from sophisticated cyber attacks.

Advancing Industrial Internet of Things cybersecurity with Artificial Intelligence

Read about the new 5G-enabled AI-based malware classification system that optimises cybersecurity for the Industrial Internet of Things.

Addressing cybersecurity challenges in Europe

Willem Jonker, CEO of EIT Digital, discusses the increasing threat of cybersecurity breaches in Europe and what businesses can do to protect their systems...

Improving qubit storage for ultra-secure quantum telecommunications networks

A team of researchers at the University of Geneva have set the world record for qubit storage, moving one step closer to developing a...

Enhancing EU cybersecurity regulation and information security

The European Commission is boosting the EU’s cybersecurity regulation and information security to bolster resilience and response capacities against cyber threats and incidents. The European...

New security guidance provided to data centre operators and users in the UK

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) have presented a novel security guidance, which sets out...

Experts launch into cyber security ecosystem research

A collaborative research team, including research experts in cyber security from Aston University, will work to support its national cyber security strategy by mapping...

UK begins consultation on national cyber-physical infrastructure

The UK government has initiated a consultation on the national cyber-physical infrastructure to ensure the UK’s position as digital...

The UK has signed a novel digital trade deal with Singapore

The UK’s International Trade Secretary has travelled to Singapore to sign a groundbreaking digital trade deal that will reinforce trade ties.  The International Trade Secretary...

How to use consumer behaviour data to drive innovation

Camilla Winlo, Head of Data Privacy at Gemserv, discusses consumer data behaviour, and why putting people at the heart of innovation is the key...

A ‘training arena’ has been launched to handle cyber attacks

A research team from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) recently conducted a crisis management exercise to assess how best to equip...

Cybersecurity laws to reinforce UK’s resilience against cyber-attacks

The government is consulting on introducing new laws to strengthen the UK’s resistance against possible cyber-attacks.  As cyber-attacks have increased in recent years, new cybersecurity...

Cybersecurity

Cyber security consists of technologies, processes and controls designed to protect systems, networks, programs, devices and data from cyber-attacks.

Implementing effective cyber security reduces the risk of cyber-attacks and protects against the unauthorised exploitation of systems, networks and technologies.

Cyber security essentially focuses on protecting computer systems from unauthorised access or being otherwise damaged or made inaccessible.

Under the GDPR and DPA 2018, organisations must implement appropriate security measures to protect personal data – or risk substantial fines.