Financial Conduct Authority warns asset management industry facing cyber risks

The asset management industry suffers from a lack of expertise and preparedness with regard to cyber security, and is risking “serious harm to its clients” and the wider market, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned. In a multi-firm review of Read More …

Pentagon Wants Cloud Secure Enough to Hold Nuke Secrets

The Pentagon’s JEDI cloud will be designed to store the military’s most sensitive classified information. The Defense Department’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud will be designed to host the government’s most sensitive classified data, including critical nuclear weapon design information and Read More …

Dragonfly 2.0: Hacking Group Infiltrated European and US Power Facilities

The notorious hacking group that has been in operation since at least 2011 has re-emerged and is still interested in targeting the United States and European companies in the energy sector. Yes, I am talking about the ‘Dragonfly,’ a well-resourced, Read More …

Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab a ‘danger’ to US security, senator warns

Prominent cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab poses a danger to U.S. security, warns Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., who is pushing to prohibit the federal government from using the Moscow-based company’s products. In a New York Times column, Shaheen alleges that the company Read More …

Kurat võtku! Estonia identifies security risk in almost 750,000 ID cards

The Estonian government has discovered a security risk in its ID card system, potentially affecting almost 750,000 residents. “When notified, Estonian authorities immediately took precautionary measures, including closing the public key database, in order to minimise the risk while the Read More …

Labour calls on Jeremy Hunt to take ‘urgent’ action over NHS cyber security after alarming leaked report

Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, has been told to take “urgent” action to prevent another devastating cyber attack on the NHSafter a leaked internal report revealed a string of digital security failings in the health service. The report, by NHS Digital’s head Read More …

Anonymous Hacks NHS System, Data of 1.2 Million Patients Allegedly Exposed

The NHS has once again been the target of hackers, this time with a member of the famous group Anonymous managing to breach the appointment booking system and expose details of 1.2 million patients. SwiftQueue, who handles appointments of eight Read More …

SAP Patch Tuesday Update Resolves 19 Flaws, Three High Severity

SAP released 19 patches on Tuesday, fixing a trio of vulnerabilities marked high severity in its business management software. The most pressing fixes are for a directory traversal vulnerability in the company’s Netweaver AS Java Web Container, a code injection vulnerability in its Read More …