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TÜV SÜD appointed Certified Body for Cyber Essentials programme

TÜV SÜD appointed Certified Body for Cyber Essentials programme
It has been revealed that TÜV SÜD United Kingdom has achieved Certified Body status for the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials programme, which is designed to protect organisations from cyber security threats. Organisations certified by TÜV SÜD can promote that their IT systems comply with a Government-endorsed standard, demonstrating that they are protecting their own and their customers’ data by having a robust and secure IT environment.
11th July 2017

Industrial control needs greater cyber security

Industrial control needs greater cyber security
The need to improve cyber security in industrial control systems is at the forefront of a report published by accreditation body CREST, claiming that a lack of standards-based technical security testing is putting industrial control environments and critical national infrastructure at risk.
11th July 2017

Preserving security at the world's third highest observation deck

Preserving security at the world's third highest observation deck
  A facial recognition system in Seoul Sky, an observatory in Lotte World Tower, a 123-floor, 555m (1,823ft.) high skyscraper located in Seoul, South Korea, has been provided by NEC.
11th July 2017


Report finds two thirds of SMEs unprepared for GDPR

Report finds two thirds of SMEs unprepared for GDPR
When software developer Reckon surveyed UK small business owners, nearly two thirds (62%) admitted to not understanding upcoming data protection legislation, GDPR, and seven percent admited to knowing nothing at all about what will shortly become British law. Only six percent of those surveyed said that they understood GDPR very well. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new set of pan-European regulations designed to strengthen and unify data protection across the continent.
10th July 2017

The riskiest holiday destinations for cyber security

The riskiest holiday destinations for cyber security
  It's that time of year again where almost everyone disappears for a week or two, also known as the summer holidays. Unfortunately, however, no holiday is risk-free, and Keeper Securiy have revealed the top ten riskiest holiday destinations for cyber security. Keeper Security is a password manager and digital vault for consumers.
6th July 2017

Hardware and software security measures for embedded computers

Hardware and software security measures for embedded computers
Kontron has announced numerous new security services available on its VPX and VME boards and systems, as well as on its TRACe computer family. Addressing increasing security requirements for safety-critical applications, Kontron Secure Embedded Computing (SEC-Line) consists of four security modules, Kontron APPROTECT, Secure Boot, Trusted Boot and Authentication with TPM, implementing hardware enforced root of trust, as well as software only techniques.
5th July 2017

Fingerprint identification padlock unlocks in less than 1s

Fingerprint identification padlock unlocks in less than 1s
Fingerprint sensor provider, Midas Touch, has announced what it claims to be the world's smallest fingerprint identification padlock. The padlock does not require a password therefore it is keyless, just using your fingerprint can easily unlock. With regards to security, the fingerprint identification system provides a higher security level than the traditional machine key. Real key-less systems offer less than 1 second unlocking time and it supports 360° one touch operation and 30 sets of fingerprint can be stored for use.
4th July 2017

Router's mesh technology lets you paint your home in WiFi

Router's mesh technology lets you paint your home in WiFi
Global provider of consumer and business networking products, TP-Link, has announced the availability of Deco M5 Whole-Home WiFi System. Deco M5 is a mesh networking solution that provides seamless wireless internet coverage and comprehensive digital security via TP-Link HomeCare. With built-in anti-virus and malware protection powered by Trend Micro, Deco M5 provides a secure whole-home WiFi system for today’s connected lifestyle.
4th July 2017

Worldwide ransomware attack - money or destruction?

Worldwide ransomware attack - money or destruction?
Many organisations this week in Europe and the US have been hit by the ransomware attack now known as ‘Petya’.  The spiteful software has spread through large firms and PCs with data being locked up and help for a ransom. Kaspersky Labs has reported that as many as 60% of the systems infected by the Petya ransomware were located within Ukraine, far more than anywhere else. 
3rd July 2017

Putting cyber security under the spotlight

Putting cyber security under the spotlight
At an event taking place at Leeds Beckett University on 6th July, the hot topic of cyber security is to be explored. Speakers will include Dr Z. Cliffe Schreuders, Director of the Cybercrime and Security Innovation (CSI) Centre at Leeds Beckett, Dan Taylor, Head of Cyber Security at NHS Digital, and Stuart Hyde QPM, Regional Ambassador for Cyber Security Information Sharing Partnership (CISP). The Cyber Security Networking event will take place at Broadcasting Place on Thursday 6th July from 8.30-11am.
3rd July 2017


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Cyber Security - Oil, Gas, Power 2017
29th November 2017
United Kingdom London