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June 12, 2017  |  eWeek, Chris Preimesberger

What Governments, Enterprises Can Learn From 2016 Election Hacks

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election was historic for numerous reasons, not the least of which was the prominent role cyber-security played throughout the campaign and in the first weeks of the new administration. Read more
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Small Business Heroes

May 30, 2017  |  Small Business Heroes, Jonathan Martin

Making Security Integral to Business Strategy

Home to many of the most innovative ideas for new or improved services and products, small to medium sized businesses (SMBs), act as the backbone of the British economy. In 2016 they had a combined turnover of £1.8 trillion; 47% of all private sector turnover in the UK.Read more
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Invest NI

May 18, 2017  |  Invest NI

Northern Ireland’s Cyber Security Sector Continues to Flourish with Major Investments

As we announce today major new investments in Northern Ireland’s cyber security sector we can reflect upon its significant contribution to the NI economy.Invest Northern Ireland today announced major investments which will bolster Northern Ireland’s cyber security sector. US based cyber security firm Anomali...
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Silicon Republic

May 18, 2017  |  Silicon Republic, Colm Gorey

120 Jobs for Belfast at New Anomali European Cybersecurity R&D Lab

In the wake of WannaCry, US-based cybersecurity firm Anomali has chosen Belfast to be the home of its new cybersecurity R&D lab. Despite fears over the negative effects of Brexit on the attractiveness of the UK as a place to open new international offices, Belfast has just received...
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BBC News

May 18, 2017  |  BBC News

Cyber Security Firm Anomali to Create 120 Belfast Jobs

A Californian cyber-security firm is to set up a European research and development centre in Belfast which will create 120 jobs. Anomali specialises in threat intelligence and analysis, working with organisations which include the Bank of England. The company was founded in 2013 and its investors include GV, formerly known as Google...
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SC Magazine

May 16, 2017  |  SC Magazine , Jamie Stone

Why the UK Needs to Adopt US Healthcare Approaches to Information Security Sharing

The UK Government wants more robust protections in place to defend NHS patient data. US-style stakeholder collaboration could be even more effective in protecting patient data, says Jamie Stone. An individual's credit card information may be worth a few pounds on the black market, but healthcare data can...
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May 15, 2017  |  WIRED, Victoria Woollaston

Wanna Decryptor: Microsoft takes aim at the NSA for the NHS attack

NHS Digital recently confirmed that the recent NHS cyberattack used the Wanna Decryptor ransomware to infect the systems of as many as 40 UK hospitals. This software is believed to have used tools stolen by the National Security Agency to exploit a flaw in Microsoft Windows. Ransomware Trojans ...
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Los Angeles Times

May 13, 2017  |  Los Angeles Times, Chris O'brien

‘This is the new normal’: Massive Cyberattack Continues to Spread Around the World

A vicious computer virus continued to sweep across the globe Saturday with governments and security firms racing to find a way to halt what is being called the largest ransomware attack in history.By Saturday afternoon in Europe, several security firms were reporting that the so-called WannaCry virus had spread...
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May 12, 2017  |  Independent, Andrew Griffin

NHS Cyber Attack: Ransomware Used In Huge Hack is Now Spreading Across The World

The malware used in the huge NHS hack is now spreading across the world. The problems are hitting people and companies across Europe and Asia, according to experts. The ransomware – which locks down files until money is paid – is a new version that is rapidly spreading across the...
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The Washington Post

May 12, 2017  |  The Washington Post, Amanda Erickson

What You Need to Know About the Massive Health-Care Hack

It was first reported in England — hackers gained access to the National Health Service computers, effectively shuttering the entire system. Patients were told to stay home; doctors and nurses were unable to access email or medical records and had to take notes by hand. The hackers demanded...
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