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Uncovering the truth of cybercrime

Author: Jeremy Swinfen Green

A major study published today details how $1.5 trillion in cyber-crime profits are being acquired, laundered, spent and reinvested. Conducted by Dr Mike McGuire, senior lecturer in Criminology at Surrey University, a major independent academic study into cyber-crime highlights how it... Read more

Unsecured cloud database exposes 48mn social media records

Unsecured cloud database exposes 48mn social media records

Author: Jay Jay

In yet another example of how unsecured cloud databases are rendering personal data belonging to millions of people exposed to criminals, an unsecured cloud storage repository that contained sensitive information belonging to personal and business data search service LocalBlox was... Read more

Wannacry data breach

WannaCry, one year on…

Author: Anna Delaney

Almost a year on from the  WannaCry ransomware attack , TEISS talks with Kevin Cunningham, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of SailPoint about cyber education, leadership and what it will take to change the system.   Kevin explains that cyber security adoption rates vary from sector to sector. Most cyber security initiatives start... Read more

Fighting Against Phishing

Author: Anna Delaney

Royal Bank of Scotland’s Security Awareness Lead, Lesley Marjoribanks, tackled the fishy topic of phishing at TEISS2018. We’ve summarised Lesley’s top phishing tactics we should watch out for and her useful advice in protecting ourselves against them. Phishing; a longer... Read more

NHS facing a financial crisis ahead of GDPR implementation

NHS facing a financial crisis ahead of GDPR implementation

Author: Jay Jay

New research from Digital Health Intelligence has revealed that only 55 percent of NHS Acute Trusts and 47 percent of mental health trusts have plans in place to comply with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), thereby revealing that... Read more