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Raj Samani, Chief Scientist, McAfee
We were lucky enough to catch up with Raj Samani, Chief Scientist at McAfee, ahead of his keynote address at our Cyber Security for Industrial Control Systems conference on 7-8 February.   Read this exclusive interview, in which Raj talks about security solutions, what the industry can do to prevent the next WannaCry, his involvement in the No More ... read more...
Posted by Sarah Sennett on Cyber Security Community Jan 9, 2018 4:19 pm GMT
Cyber Monday
It is almost time for the biggest shopping days in the calendar with Black Friday on the 24 th and Cyber Monday on the 27 th However in the rush to get the deals the retailers dangle in front of us, I’m sure many of us are guilty of not considering the cyber security implications of what we’re buying when we’re online.   This Techspective article gives some good ... read more...
Posted by Natalia D'lima on Cyber Security Community Nov 23, 2017 9:03 am GMT
Password Manager
Recently a change in password requirements for the main IET website sparked an interesting debate about password security. One thing that came up was the use of password managers and there was a bit of a debate about their security.   I myself have a password manager. I resisted for a long time as I was worried about their security- keeping all your ... read more...
Posted by Natalia D'lima on Cyber Security Community Oct 17, 2017 9:54 am BST
The IET, the PETRAS Research Hub and IoTUK are seeking abstract submissions for the Living in the Internet of Things conference and exhibition  which is taking place at IET London: Savoy Place on 28-29 March 2018.  The conference scope focuses on cybersecurity of the Internet of Things and is distinctively concerned with a range of sociotechnical ... read more...
Posted by Natalia D'lima on Cyber Security Community Sep 25, 2017 2:56 pm BST
I found this interesting article about the few times when film and TV has gotten hacking right. As the article explains, most of the time, realistic cybersecurity and hacking aren’t visually very exciting subjects, meaning they tend to change it to amp up the drama The NCIS and CSI franchises get it hilariously wrong and as the article points out, films ... read more...
Posted by Natalia D'lima on Cyber Security Community Aug 25, 2017 9:59 am BST
No Photos Allowed
The Civil Nuclear Cyber Security Event was held last week in the new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in Victoria. Unfortunately due to the secure nature of the building, we weren't allowed to take photos, but I can confirm the building was very nice indeed!! (Well the part we were allowed in any way!)   The day was well attended and as well as ... read more...
Posted by Natalia D'lima on Cyber Security Community Jul 25, 2017 9:15 am BST
I've been working with NCSC and BEIS to bring this event to fruition as the inaugural CSTPN event.  Put the date in your diaries - 19th July at the National Cyber Security Centre, near Victoria Station in London. Follow the link for further details . IET Civil Nuclear Cyber Security Event – Developments In Nuclear Cyber Security Date and Time 19 July 2017 - ... read more...
Posted by Richard Piggin on Cyber Security Community Jun 12, 2017 2:11 pm BST
NCSC Infographic
I found the below infographic on the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) website and I wanted to share it. There are a lot of terms talked about when discussing cyber security and the below is a really useful explanation of some of them; I highly recommend sharing them with those you think would benefit:   read more...
Posted by Natalia D'lima on Cyber Security Community May 19, 2017 1:42 pm BST
Are you one of Scotland's  best young codebreakers?  Cyber Games Scotland is launching its 2017 competition during a week of dedicated digital skills events run by organisations across Scotland. Cyber Games Scotland is part of a wider drive to inspire more young people to pick a career fighting cyber crime. The Games will kick off in May with a week of ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on Cyber Security Community Apr 25, 2017 1:38 pm BST
Royal Holloway Cyber Security Event - Artwork
It’s happened to the best of us. An email pops into our inbox; we have a momentary lapse in judgement and click on the link in a dubious email. What follows is moments of panic and frantically clicking on the X button to close down the browser. You might run an antivirus scan, but the worry remains - should I really just have clicked on that? To answer this ... read more...
Posted by Natalia D'lima on Cyber Security Community Feb 24, 2017 9:01 am GMT

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