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Our purpose is to provide the right information to our readers. For obvious reasons, our information journey will of couse be ever changing, but from the outset we plan on the following: Break down and communicate knowledge relating to Cyber Crime, Cyber Security, Information Security and Computer Security. Use Risk Management practices to help in translating the technical aspects of the Risks, Threats and Vulnerabilities into business language. Communicate the appropriate Controls necessary to reduce the Impact and Probability. We will do this by: Identifying, collating and providing relevant information. Highlighting relevant News articles. Investigating trends and providing Analysis. Providing How-to tips and tricks to reduce the Threats and Vulnerabilities. Offering Products and Solutions designed to mitigate or defend against the risks. ------ Joe Woods, Editor and CTO

Cygnet Health Care selects Olive to deliver a new managed cloud...

November 2017: The UK’s leading national mental health care provider, Cygnet Health Care has chosen High Wycombe based Olive Communications, the leading cloud managed service provider to transform its communications infrastructure. Cygnet have aw...

To fix Intel’s firmware fiasco, wait for Christmas Eve or 2018

And cross your fingers: 'TBD' is the scheduled date for hundreds of PC fixes The world's top PC-makers have started to ship fixes for the multiple flaws in Intel's CPUs, but plenty won't land until 2018.…

Samba needs two patches, unless you’re happy for SMB servers to...

Big Linux distros have pushed their fixes, but let's not assume everything auto-patches, OK? It’s time to patch Samba again - or turn off SAMBA 1, which is never as easy as it sounds.…

Devs working to stop Go math error bugging crypto software

Programming language makes some fuzzy big numbers Consider this an item for the watch-list, rather than a reason to hit the panic button: a math error in the Go language could potentially affect cryptographic libraries.…

3 Pillars of Cyberthreat Intelligence

Strong enterprise cybersecurity programs must be a built on a framework that incorporates strategic, operational, and tactical leadership and goals.

Optus Business injects AU$3.5m in cybersecurity research centre

Optus will provide AU$2.1 million in cash and AU$1.4 million worth of expertise for development and training to the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre over the next seven years.

When F2P goes wrong: NCSoft gave latest game five months before...

Refunds for some MxM players; in-game coins for all (which won’t matter by Jan. 31).

The PC BIOS will be killed off by 2020 as Intel...

The ability to boot DOS and other legacy relics is going to disappear.

FCC explains why public support for net neutrality won’t stop repeal

Americans who support net neutrality find that their voices don’t count for much.

Time to Pull an Uber and Disclose your Data Breach Now

There is never a good time to reveal a cyber attack. But with EU's GDPR looming, the fallout is only going to get harder and more expensive if you wait.

By year’s end, you’ll know if you liked a Kremlin-created Facebook...

"This tool will be available for use by the end of the year in the Facebook Help Center."

HP to Patch Bug Impacting 50 Enterprise Printer Models

HP said dozens of enterprise-class printer models will receive a patch for an arbitrary code execution vulnerability sometime this week.