Creating a strong and secure password is an important part of protecting your confidential data and networks. However these have come under attack from cyber criminals trying to access your infrastructure. Many hackers will get hold of your passwords through social engineering activities, by tricking you into entering your login credentials to a false site or software. Another common way for criminals to get your passwords is through brute force, where they use tools to automatically enter the most common passwords that we are all guilty of using, with the hope that one of them works.
Topics: Cyber Security
London, 16th March 2018 -- Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology, today announces the acquisition of Nettitude, a market-leading provider of cyber security services with some of the most sophisticated technical capabilities in the industry.
Understanding the threats that are evolving in your environment is an important part of a cyber security strategy. Unraveling the methods and tools that have been used in recent cyber attacks will help your organization to better understand and protect against a possible threat.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force at the end of May. With it only being a number of weeks away we thought we'd ensure that you are ready for all the changes coming into place. Here is what you can expect.
We've all been there, connecting to a public Wi-Fi without giving it a second thought. But did you know that there are more dangers to public Wi-Fi than you might realize? Take a look at the ways you could be opening yourself up to a cyber-attack, all while you sit in your favorite coffee shop.
Research in 2017 concluded that of all the people working in the cyber security industry, only around 11% were women. The world of cyber security is ever-evolving and competitive, and it can be difficult for women to get into technical roles. As it's International Women's Day we thought we'd give you an insight of what it's like to work in the cyber security industry from Nettitude's very own Judi Mackie and Roxana Kovaci.
The cyber industry is fast-paced, and sometimes it can be hard to keep up. However it's important that you are up to date on the latest news and cyber events, as it can give you a better understanding of the environment and the tools you need to detect and respond to cyber attacks. In our recent Perception report we took a look at all the recent news within the Finance Services, which included the top risks for the finance industry, the latest on Bitcoin and security flaws with some of the biggest UK banks.
Many organizations are now going much further than just implementing the basic monitoring and detection capabilities. The ever-changing world of cyber security means that you need to be able to detect and respond to threat actors as near to real time as possible. We’re going to take a look at what makes a good Security Operations Center and what you can do to implement it.
A cyber security government bill with unprecedented teeth?
The Singaporean Government have released a Cyber Security Bill that is signifying a step in change in the level of control and rigor being mandated from a legal and political perspective.