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A third-party payroll system that the UK Ministry of Defence used was recently hacked. The effects of this attack have been severe to say the least. Not only has data of 270,000...
21 May 2024
Imagine your business grappling with a data breach. The stakes are high, and the pressure mounts as you recognize the potential fallout - a truly daunting scenario, isn't it. Now...
20 May 2024
Running a business in a digital environment without a plan for dealing with cyber attacks is plain myopic. Cyber Incident Response Plans and capabilities are what will come to...
17 May 2024
Strong cyber defences are perhaps, not as critical, in any industry as they are in the healthcare sector. A single breach or ransomware attack can impact human life. While the...
16 May 2024
According to latest estimates, the global logistics market is worth roughly $7.98 trillion. This itself makes it an appealing target for criminals and malicious threat actors. ...
15 May 2024
Our vulnerability to cyber dangers grows every year as our lives and businesses become more and more reliant on digital technologies. Personal data, businesses, and...
14 May 2024
Cybersecurity is becoming more and more important these days. Each computer owner needs to be protected when he or she uses online sources, surfs the net, shops online and does...
10 May 2024
When investigating a security breach, one question always arises: “How was the network initially compromised?” Companies with extensive digital infrastructures have numerous...
8 May 2024
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released an update to its landmark Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). The NIST CSF 2.0 now provides a robust...
7 May 2024
The ransomware attack on Change Healthcare, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, began on February 21, 2024, disrupting services across U.S. healthcare providers and pharmacies....
6 May 2024
A Yatch retailer, a hospital, the beloved football club Paris Saint-Germain were amongst those who became targets of cyber attacks in April 2024. These attacks bust the myth that...
1 May 2024
Like any other engineer, a software developer must ensure their work meets the client's expectations. You must observe the basic principles of safety and security. You must...
26 April 2024
A ransomware attack in the healthcare space is always an ominous reminder of how cyber crime can directly impact human life. In case of the recent cyber attack on Lurie Children's...
25 April 2024
In an era where cyber threats loom large, businesses, regardless of their size, cannot overlook the importance of cybersecurity. In fact, small businesses often fall victim to...
25 April 2024
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) in 2014. Since then, this landmark document has served as an invaluable...
24 April 2024
The Banking and Finance Sector is amongst the top targets of cyber criminals - for obvious reasons. Sensitive customer data, high-worth transactions, critical banking operations...
23 April 2024
The rising prevalence of cyber attacks has made it more important than ever for people and companies to safeguard critical data. Cybersecurity is also crucial to search engine...
22 April 2024
In the world of gaming, where excitement and competition flourish, there's a pressing issue that every gamer should be on high alert for—phishing scams. As the size and energy of...
20 April 2024
Did you know that in 2022 there were over 112 million malware attacks on smart home devices and other IoT devices? These gadgets that help manage everything from your lights to...
19 April 2024
Cyber Attacks in the Manufacturing Sector can be seriously disruptive. When production comes to a halt, the effects of any cybersecurity incident go beyond just damage to...
18 April 2024
Given the rapid changes in the digital environment, it is not a matter of whether cyber security counts or not but rather how we can be on our toes to ensure that our digital...
17 April 2024
The EU DORA or Digital Operational Resilience Act is a groundbreaking legislative framework designed to ensure operational stability of financial firms in the EU. The European...
15 April 2024
In an era where digital transactions are not just commonplace but essential, the security ofonline payments has become a paramount concern for both businesses and consumers.With...
12 April 2024
Manufacturing companies, with their complex supply chains and reliance on digital technologies, face very specific cybersecurity challenges today. From ransomware attacks...
11 April 2024
American Express warned some of its cardholders last month that their data may have been compromised in a third-party breach. The New-York based company reported that one of its...
10 April 2024
In July 2023, Chinese government hackers were spotted in Microsoft’s cloud environment. They seemed to have accessed email inboxes of at least 22 organisations including the US...
5 April 2024
The Digital Operational Resilience Act, often referred to as the EU DORA regulation, is a crucial regulatory framework which now supports regular Cyber Tabletop Exercises for...
2 April 2024
What do Pokémon, the Belgian Grand Prix, American Express, the French Unemployment Agency, Duvel Brewery, and the Boat maker MarineMax have in common? They were all compromised by...
1 April 2024
Anyone invested in cybersecurity and business continuity for their organisations can clearly see the importance of Cyber Attack Tabletop Exercises. Rehearsing the right Cyber...
27 March 2024
Nation State Cyber Threats pose an increasingly significant challenge to the global cybersecurity community. They don’t just jeopardise the digital security of precious assets,...
26 March 2024
There is a reason why, in 2024, people are taking data protection into their own hands. According to the latest studies, we generate around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every...
22 March 2024
Building a cybersecurity culture is crucial for organisations of all sizes due to the growing number of cyber attacks in the current threat landscape. As these attacks become more...
21 March 2024
23andMe, the genomics and biotechnology giant suffered a massive data breach in 2023. Genetic data of almost 7 million individuals was compromised. We've collated all the...
21 March 2024
The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is a European Union regulation focussed on improving digital operational resilience of financial entities in the EU. In this blog, we...
15 March 2024
Cybersecurity threats are evolving faster than ever and so should your Cyber Incident Response Plan. It's time to dust off your existing Cybersecurity Incident Response Plans,...
7 March 2024
Effective Cyber Incident Response Planning is critical to surviving the onslaught of cyber crime in 2024. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Incident Response applied...
6 March 2024
In the digital era, where data is the new gold, safeguarding your company's valuable information has become paramount. The surge in cyber threats, coupled with the increasing...
5 March 2024
UnitedHealth, Axie Infinity co-founder’s personal accounts, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, AnyDesk, French healthcare payment service providers- Viamedis and Almerys, Integris...
4 March 2024
In the contemporary digital environment, cybercriminals can steal valuable data, assets, or even financial resources in a matter of minutes. The good new is that mechanisms for...
27 February 2024
DORA is dominating headlines and if you’re in the financial services space in the EU, it’s probably also dominating all boardroom discussions. The Digital Operational Resilience...
22 February 2024
There’s finally some Good News from the world of cybersecurity! After reams and reams of news about cyber criminals succeeding at extorting, infiltrating and disrupting businesses...
22 February 2024
In May 2023, Cyber Management Alliance and Netspi brought together the finest minds of the UAE CISO Executive Network for one of the top cybersecurity events - the Wisdom of...
19 February 2024
Major cybersecurity incidents across various sectors make news almost every week now. Hundreds of unique instances of malware, cyber attacks, ransomware attacks, data breaches and...
19 February 2024
There are many ways to conduct cyber resilience testing, butcyber attack tabletop exercises stand out as an invaluable tool. At Cyber Management Alliance Ltd, we've facilitated...
16 February 2024
Every business owner has to guard against malicious cyber attacks and ransomware attacks on their company given the increased incidence of cyber crime in the digital landscape. ...
15 February 2024
American Mortgage Lending Giant was hit by a cyber attack towards the end of last year. The company had to shut down IT systems including access to their online payment portal,...
7 February 2024
As cloud computing becomes more popular, businesses are increasingly starting to rely on cloud services to store and handle their data. However, as with anything else operating...
4 February 2024
In recent years, ransomware attacks have seen a dramatic increase, both in frequency and sophistication. The impact of these attacks can be devastating, ranging from financial...
2 February 2024
The current digital environment is experiencing a significant rise in the number and complexity of cyber attacks and ransomware attacks. A recent report highlights this change,...
1 February 2024
The year has started with a bang quite literally, at least in the world of cybersecurity. Check out our monthly compilation of the biggest cyber attacks in January 2024 along with...
1 February 2024

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