End users are one of the key battlegrounds between organisational security initiatives and hackers. Phishing, malware-laden email, and fileless attacks are some of the most widespread attack vectors, making end-users the first line of defence. The SANS Ouch! Newsletter is issued monthly from SANS and provides some good quality guidance on topical issues in cyber… Read More »
A reminder of our BCS event at Ringwood Brewery on Thursday 28th of June. We have a couple of spaces left. Please see my earlier post for further information. Our events at BCS Dorset are also open to non-members!
http://blog.trendmicro.co.uk/global-bec-disruption-is-welcome-but-dont-forget-email-security A good summary of the issues industry faces, with a rising tide of BEC compromise attacks.
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/blog/cray-supercomputers-are-coming-to-azure/ Cloud computing is a well understood concept, and the industry has adopted it extensively. But one topic that I’d not given much thought to despite following this trend for some time, is high performance and high end computing (HPC and HEC). Both paradigms have, historically, been very close to the multi-user, multi-tenanted philosophy of… Read More »
https://www.darkreading.com/operations/artificial-intelligence-and-the-security-market-/d/d-id/1332116 An interesting take on the difference between Machine Learning (ML) and AI, at the foot of this article, caught my eye.