Cyber Security News

How can we protect critical national infrastructure from cyber attacks?

Discover how industries must protect themselves against the growing threat of cyber attacks on critical national infrastructure.

How the UK’s £1bn National Semiconductor Strategy will elevate the sector

Read how the UK's £1bn National Semiconductor Strategy will advance the country’s semiconductor production capabilities.

DDoS attacks: How are threat actors developing more innovative attacks?

Discover how a huge surge in the number of new, innovative DDoS attacks poses a major threat to cyber security.

Time to act: How innovating identity management helps close cybersecurity gaps

Embracing new approaches, such as ITDR, helps ensure that organisations are protected against identity-based attacks.

How should businesses avoid a ransomware attack?

NetApp's Andy Wood outlines how businesses can make better choices when it comes to staying protected from a ransomware attack.

Leveraging AI & Machine Learning in identity security

Discover how AI and ML accelerate identity security by streamlining processes and providing actionable insights to administrators and users.

Phishable multi-factor authentication: A matter of national emergency

Learn about the importance of phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication and why companies are still using inadequate methods. 

Understanding the value of data in order to improve Machine Learning

The value of data is increasing as we move towards a more autonomous society, as it reveals insights into our everyday behaviour.

Computer scientists warn of the dangers of smartphone spyware apps

Dangerous smartphone spyware apps can easily leak sensitive personal information and are hard to notice and detect.

The top three data security challenges organisations face in 2023

Learn about the top three data security challenges for businesses and how these risks should be mitigated against.

How public web data will drive the future of AI

What are the benefits of outsourcing public web data collections for businesses using AI tools?

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.


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.