Online security

As internet-based threats race up national security agendas and governments look at ways of protecting their national infrastructures a cyber arms race is causing concern to the developed world

Obama seeks $19bn to boost cyber defences

US plans extensive computer upgrade in wake of damaging hacks


cybersecurity threats
From ‘botnet’ zombie computers to abuse of lost information
cyberattack on the US electrical grid
This interactive explainer looks at how a cyberattack on the electrical grid could unfold
Large military contractors are creating a cyberwar industrial complex by acquiring smaller specialist groups
Data security design with blue padlocks and binary code

Surge in Israeli cyber security launches

Founders of country’s start-ups are no longer just former veterans of elite military units

Andrew Tyrie

Tyrie demands banks improve IT controls

MP pushes regulators to step in after system failures

Hedge funds told to improve cyber defence

US regulator highlights cyber security as a priority for 2016

Silicon Valley uneasy after Snowden leaks

Western intelligence agencies worry that encryption will make the internet ‘go dark’

Distributed Denial of service concept with the focus on the return button overlaid with binary code

Israelis warn cyber attacks to increase

Online assaults in Ukraine and Turkey prompt alert

Data security design with blue padlocks and binary code

Israel cyber expertise lures investors

Country takes 20% share of global private investment in sector

War games: a hooded hacking instructor in CyberGym’s Red team building
©Eyal Warshavsky

For sale: Israeli cyber attack insights

Trainers show companies how to fend off hackers

Hackers shut down Ukraine power grid

Russian group accused of power outage cyber attack

Twitter warns on potential hack attempt

Social media site on alert after attack by ‘state actors’

US and China hold talks on cyber espionage

Attacks said to continue despite pledge to stop economic hacking

US scours Chinese plan for hacking clues

Link spotted between Beijing’s economic targets and cyber spying

Business warned of cyber enemy within

Companies advised to adopt better safeguards against inside jobs

Exchanges urged to help in cyber defence

Utilities have key role in alerting markets to systemic attack

Fears over BoE cyber defences

Staff educated on social media and phishing

Osborne warns of Isis cyber attacks

Chancellor announces £1.9bn for cyber defences

#techFT – Cyberwar intensifies post-Paris

Cyber sector struggles to fill skills gap

Demand looks set to exceed supply by a third before 2019

US warns on terrorists’ use of encryption

Tech groups face heat over coded messages after Paris

Spy chief warns on failing cyber security

Hannigan says government must act to ‘make market work better’

UK overhauls state internet surveillance

No need for judicial authorisation to access personal web data

China hackers sought healthcare know-how

US believes cyber attack aim was to obtain insurance system knowledge

Senate passes bill to help tackle hackers

Companies and government will be able to share cyber threat data