I have spent the last decade talking about problems. I suppose the reason is because it seems to have gotten me a lot of attention. It wasn't like that at first, but it eventually turned out that way.
We need more people to realize cybersecurity is an interesting and exciting career so we can have the skills and expertise for the future that we need to protect people, governments and organisations from the menace of professional cybercriminality.
Many people were this week startled by reports that GCHQ technical director Dr Ian Levy had apparently claimed that security
Clearly cyber attackers have their sights firmly set on everything we do online these days and that requires us, as citizens, business people and government representatives to take a different view of cybersecurity.
The South Korean government has accused North Korea of hacking a nuclear power provider and stealing secret data. A report
North Korea has accused the United States of being a "cyberwar maniac". In a breathless 'news' article on the state-sponsored
Everyone knows that in today's world we have never been so connected. The Internet is a part of most of our lives at work and at play every day. Indeed ask most teenagers and they will consider the Internet as being almost as important as the air that they breathe!
While I wouldn't want to speculate on if this number is correct or not, I do agree that such is the industrialisation of cybercrime today faced by businesses, governments and consumers, that relatively small numbers of common exploits and cybercrime tools are widely used by the professional gangs operating around the world.
It is happening already and today you need to manage the whole attack continuum - before, during and after an attack. Only then can you hope to regain some of the initiative and ensure that damage to reputation and customer data is minimized, uncovered and remediated as quickly as possible.
It seems people cannot stop themselves clicking on links they receive in emails without even the most cursory check on whether it is a valid link or not. It is an easy step often overlooked that you hover your mouse over the link and see what web address it is trying to send you to.
Britain's banks are engaging in a make-believe "war" as part of a massive test of their defences against cyber attack. What
Following the hugely successful Kickstarter campaign, London based Sci-fi convention Nine Worlds Geekfest, has steadily been adding a roster of amazing guests and speakers to its inaugural lineup.
Setting up a Cyber Army while the sluices and pumping stations are equipped with factory-default passwords in their SCADA controllers seems pretty stupid. If you live in a glass house, not throwing stones and not motivating others to do so, is the smarter move.
Hacking collective Anonymous claim to have targeted the Israeli government and other finance websites, with more than 44
One of the great weaknesses of Western preparation for the strategic future of cyberspace is that we lack a coherent narrative
While it is unlikely that anyone bar Silverstein's source and perhaps a few insiders could state with any authority whether or not his alleged leak is a sure thing or a red herring - and in the long run, it doesn't matter.
The online 'super-weapon' known as Flame was able to control Bluetooth chips on infected computers, enabling it to track
The government needs to be prepared to launch attacks on-line, according to one of the country's most senior security experts