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Latest cyber security publications


Comprehensive guide to preparing staff for a disaster recovery
Tom Kiblin, VP of strategic solutions at ServerCentral Turing Group, shares his top tips for getting  staff prepared for a disaster We all know that testing a disaster recovery (DR) plan is important. It’s the equivalent of testing your smoke detector twice a year – we know we should, but many of us (like, 23 percent... Read More

Microsoft unveils open source tool to safeguard Elections

ElectionGuard will use homomorphic encryption to make elections and voting more secure At its annual Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft unveiled software designed to make electronic voting machines more secure. The firm also announced a new version of its Microsoft 365 software aimed at political parties and campaigns, offering “high-end security” that will be… Read More


Security labels for IoT devices proposed

Under Government proposals, IoT devices could be required to carry a label proving they are secure Small connected devices could be made to carry labels telling people how secure they are from cyber attacks, under plans announced by the Government. The labels would be initially introduced on a voluntary basis to help consumers identify which… Read More


Two years on from WannaCry, are NHS trusts just as vulnerable?
Paucity of funding, shortage of cyber security skills and an enlarged attack surface means the NHS remains at risk, writes David Kay When the WannaCry ransomware struck in May 2017 many organisations were caught out by what was essentially a patching issue affecting users of various versions of the Microsoft OS. There was a certain... Read More

Check ‘cyber fitness’, local authorities and emergency services told

Theresa May’s de-facto deputy David Lidington is to announce a new ‘cyber fitness’ tool in Glasgow Vulnerable local authorities, emergency services and small businesses are being urged to beef up their online defences by using a new cyber fitness tool to better prepare for potentially crippling attacks. Prime Minister Theresa May’s de-facto deputy David Lidington… Read More