Cybersecurity News

Biometric cards: innovation for a secure future

CardLab and Quardlock have come together to create an exciting biometric card which has a full backend authentication system for the protection of critical...

Have COVID-19 lockdowns fostered a ‘cybercrime economy’?

A team of researchers at Cambridge Cybercrime Centre have issued a warning to the public advising individuals to take extra care before buying face...

Hardware security: learn about the deployment of EMC-Compliant IC chip techniques

‘Secafy’ research team of Kobe University present wide frequency & dynamic range EM noise measurements for electric vehicles – could these contribute toward hardware...

How are officials promoting cybersecurity?

In recent years, cybersecurity has become an increasing concern across the globe, but how are officials looking to secure our cyberspace? In September 2017, the...

Using photonic anthropometrics to secure digital trust

Researchers say that photonic scanning technologies that identify biometric signatures are essential to ensuring digital trust. According to Dr Peter Seitz, Managing Director of the...

US Senator calls for better threat detection technologies

Global security threats are at an all time high, but how can governments know who to trust in creating digital threat detection technologies? At this...

Secure payment innovation with LogPay Financial Services

LogPay Financial Services is a German secure payment service provider which offers innovation and full service solutions for digital sales channels. Development, innovation and usage...

Industrial rail cybersecurity imperative for the future of transport

Courtney Schneider, Cyber Policy Research Manager at Waterfall Security Solutions, discusses the importance of industrial cybersecurity for rail transport. Top...

GDPR fines: a road to nowhere?

Andy Barratt, UK MD at cybersecurity consultancy Coalfire, evaluates the way GDPR fines are levied and asks whether the current process will benefit organisations...

Cybersecurity paradigm shift offers solutions in a world of cyber risks

CardLab’s disruptive security solutions offer the essential cybersecurity paradigm shift to put an end to cybercrime. Surveillance is becoming more commonplace than ever before. In...

Protecting children online: digital services cannot turn a blind eye to age

PRIVO makes the case for allowing kids their own online identity in the drive towards protecting children online. Today's children, tweens and teens have no...

Cybersecurity and data protection: when mistakes make headlines

Andy Barratt, UK MD at cybersecurity consultancy Coalfire, explores ways to strengthen cybersecurity and data protection policy in the public sector. Everyone makes mistakes. After...

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.