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Browse the latest cybersecurity news

Need to stay up-to-date with the latest in cybersecurity? Gain easy access to breaking news updates on cyber risk, recent attacks and the latest cybersecurity innovations below.

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Introducing new chat feature - RX Chat

On the only third-party risk management platform that lets you collaborate directly and securely with your third parties, RX Chat comes fully loaded with all the advanced chat features you would expect today...
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Implement DMARC the right way to keep phishing attacks put of your inbox

WEBINAR Announcement: Implement DMARC the right way to keeep Phishing Attacks out of your inbox

What is DMARC and why do you need it?

DMARC, SPF, and DKIM are global anti-domain-spoofing standards that can significantly reduce phishing attacks. 

But less than 30% of organisations are actually using them, and even fewer are using them correctly.

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Cyber security in manufacturing industry lacks action  

Cyber security in manufacturing industry lacks action  

A recent report conducted by Financial Times’ Longitude found some interesting statistics when it comes to cyber security in manufacturing companies. The research surveyed 350 industrial companies across Europe and the USA...

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Advancing third party risk management

WEBINAR Announcement: Advancing Third Party Risk Management and Compliance with RiskXchange  

Many organisations are using traditional spreadsheets or manual assessments to collate information around third party supplier risks. Although proved to be helpful, they are time-consuming and require high level of technical knowledge.

Is there a better way to third party risk management?

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89% of organisations experienced one or more successful email breach in the last year 

89% of organisations experienced at least one successful email breach in the last year  

Despite the security measures in place, the phishing attacks have increased by 44%, and successful ransomware attacks have increased by 71% in the last three years. So, what goes wrong? 

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Google Play Store malware apps, stealing your data – Sharkbot and a data harvesting code 

Google Play Store malware apps, stealing your data – Sharkbot malware and a data harvesting code 

Anti-virus apps are a great way to protect your mobile, but the last thing you want is for them to make your device vulnerable to malware... 
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Cybersecurity mistakes - 1 in 4 Employees Loose their job after Compromising their company’s Security

1 in 4 Employees Loses their job after Compromising their company’s Security

Everybody makes mistakes. However, when it comes to mistakes made at work, it becomes a whole different story, especially if your job has anything to do with cybersecurity...

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RiskXchange partners up with Bulwark Technologies

RiskXchange partners up with Bulwark Technologies

RiskXchange announces a new partnership with Bulwark Technologies to extend the reach of its cybersecurity solutions to the Middle East.

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Toyota Cyber Attack company resumes operations

Toyota to resume operations after a Cyber Attack scare

On Monday Toyota suffered a cyberattack that shut down their parts supply management system, compromising production and forcing Toyota to suspend over 28 lines across 14 manufacturing plants...

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Understanding your Supplier & Technology Service provider Cyber Security Risks webinar

WEBINAR Announcement: Understanding your Supplier & Technology Service provider Cyber Security Risks

Do you know your Attack Surface? Most importantly, What Cyber Risks do your suppliers, including SaaS and technology providers pose? Learn more in our new webinar.

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Expeditors International, a global supply chain firm suffers a cyberattack

Expeditors International, a global supply chain firm, suffers a cyber attack

Cyberattacks on logistics firms are rising. Read about a recent Expeditors International cyberattack and how a global supply chain firm could prevent it.

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How new SEC cybersecurity proposed rules affect risk management and reporting in a financial sector

How New SEC cybersecurity proposed rules will affect the financial sector

What are the proposed rules and obligations from the SEC and what is the significance behind the them? 

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Cyberattack shuts down Vodafone Portugal services 

Cyberattack shuts down Vodafone Portugal services

A cyberattack has compromised Vodafone Portugal, affecting service for both customers and businesses.

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Hackers Steal Over $80 Million From Qubit

Hackers steal over $80 million worth of assets from Qubit Finance . What does it say about DeFi platforms and security practices?

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UK central government launches cybersecurity strategy to protect public services from cyberattacks

With the UK becoming the third most targeted country for cyberattacks, the government has launched the first-ever cybersecurity strategy to protect public services.
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New cyber threats threaten business stability

During the lockdown, cybercriminals were more aggressive in their actions, undermining business stability and operations.But as businesses adapted to the new reality, they utilised stronger defences that accounted for the new norm and eventually

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Vice Society Claims Responsibility For New Ransomware Attack

Ransomware group, Vice Society, has claimed responsibility for another ransomware attack, this time on Durham Johnston School. Personal data of children and teachers have been leaked on the dark web,
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The UK unveils plans to become a global cyber superpower

The UK government unveiled its new plans to become a global cybersecurity power by 2030. The plan was announced by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) on the 15th of December 2021.

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The state of cyber resilience at
the close of 2021

The pandemic forced UK organisations across several industries to adopt remote working in order to enforce social distancing measures—forcing several organisations to accelerate their digital transformation.

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The healthcare cybersecurity market is set to grow to $28.5 billion by 2027

The healthcare cybersecurity market is expected to grow with a 16.3% CAGR over the next five years to reach $28.4 billion by 2027. The rapid growth in healthcare cybersecurity could be attributed to significant changes in the healthcare industry,
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Ransomware looms large over the holiday shopping season

The threat of ransomware looms large over the retail industry as the holiday shopping season descends on countries around the world. Recent studies show that around 60% of the sector is at high risk of ransomware attacks due to poor cybersecurity practices
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More than half of UK business leaders anticipate more cyber threats

A survey revealed that over 66% of UK business leaders expect cyber threats to increase over the next 12 months. Ransomware is proving to be a major concern, with over 61% of business leaders expressing concern about the increase in cyberattacks.
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Key takeaways from the National Cyber Security Centre Annual Review 2021

At the National Cyber Security Centre Annual Review 2021, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Steve Barclay, gave a speech about cybersecurity in the UK. In it, he discussed how the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
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Cyberattacks are expected to soar during the holiday season

As the holiday season approaches, cyberattacks are expected to increase alongside the festivities.

Businesses in logistics/supply chains and e-commerce/retail are bracing for an increase in business activity.

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Is supply chain security becoming a national issue?

Securing complex supply chains presents a significant challenge for most organisations. Cyberattacks such as the SolarWinds breach highlight the technical and logistical challenge of working with hundreds of vendors to create a secure environment.
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DDoS attacks on UK telecom providers expose VoIP businesses to risks

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a sharp spike in cyberattacks across different industries; today, this includes the telecommunications sector, which may be highly vulnerable
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What do the Pandora Papers reveal about the future of financial cybersecurity?

The Pandora Papers are the biggest financial leak in history, exposing the dealings of famous figures and public leaders from all over the world including Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan
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Cyberattacks on higher education institutions increase as education

Over the past few years, UK universities have increasingly relied on online learning tools to dispense learning material and provide students feedback on their work.
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Cyber Breaches Are Still A Serious
Problem

This month may be known as Cybersecurity Awareness Month but despite a growing understanding of the necessity of robust cybersecurity measures, and the threat posed by lax security, cyber breaches are escalating as a significant problem for most organisations.
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Ransomware Attacks Threatening UK Businesses

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As the UK continues to contend with the many changes that have swept the landscape over the past several months, yet another threat has emerged and threatens to destabilise businesses even further.
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Wisconsin Law Doubles Down On Risk Management

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A new Wisconsin law could have ramifications on the way insurance companies and their vendors handle private data. Insurance companies must follow specific regulations to protect sensitive information,
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