Countering hackers after clients’ secrets

The revelation that a Russian hacker targeted elite UK and US law firms to steal mergers and acquisitions information for insider trading, coupled with the Panama Papers scandal, has put law firms’ data security under the microscope

How to prepare for serious cyber attack

Companies are largely unprepared for an assault by hackers and fail to mitigate the risk of cyber attack as a business priority despite the growing probability they will become victims

CIOs at the forefront of championing cyber security

As the cyber threat from skilled and determined hackers seems to escalate, the chief information officer is the important last line of defence

Determined hackers pose a growing risk

Cyber theft can be an easy way to steal valuable secrets with sometimes devastating effects, so organisations must remain vigilant against an increasing threat

The social media sleuth hounding the Kremlin

Eliot Higgins is facing down Russia’s troll army as he tries to identify the soldiers said to have shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine

IoT security still stuck in the dark ages

Safeguards surrounding the internet of things need to be tightened up if hackers are to be stopped from hijacking a tech revolution

How to pull off the perfect cyber crime

It’s make-believe, but it could happen to you – hacking the internet of things could play havoc with your life and invade your privacy

Your cyber attacker may be closer than you think

Companies are increasingly worried about cyber attacks by shadowy criminals halfway around the world, but a greater enemy may lurk within