The NCSS and BT’s fight against the cyber criminals.

By Ruth Davis, Head of Cyber Security Strategy, BT Security.

The National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) marks a new era of cyber security in the UK. And BT’s proud to be at the forefront, leading the fight against cyber crime. [Read more…]

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Why strategy, not defence, is the future of cyber security.

The CISO’s job description has changed beyond all recognition, reflecting seismic shifts in the digital environment. So what does today’s CISO need to focus on? [Read more…]

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How to avoid being held for ransom.

Discover the latest threat to your cyber security — and how to deal with it.

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Discover a secret weapon in the war against cyber crime.

By Keir OBoy, Intelligence Analyst, BT.

To tackle cyber threats to your organisation, you have to know what you’re up against. Here’s how threat intelligence helps you keep the hackers at bay. [Read more…]


Mitigating the political risk/impact on IT security for the GCC region

By Haifa Jlassi, Senior Security Consultant, BT Middle East and North Africa.

The Middle East has been a conflict region for decades and its governments have invested a lot in protecting their boundaries.

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in particular — Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of Oman — has progressed quickly in terms of IT. The digital boundaries of these countries have become virtual and non-existent so the GCC states have found themselves prone to cyber attacks. Cyber criminals have new weapons to attack valuable assets like national reputation, government data and critical infrastructure.

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