RANSOMWARE ACROSS THE GLOBE ROSE 700% in 2017 according to ITPRO
9th May 2018
School paid ransom after cyber attack
Schools seem to be one of the hottest targets for cyber attacks in today’s modern age. In fact, schools were the third most breached sector in 2016 according to the Internet Security Threat Report from Symantec.
30th April 2018
NIS Directive – Cyber Assessment Framework
The implementation of the EU Security of Networks and Information Systems (NIS) Directive in May 2018 requires Competent Authorities (CAs) to have the ability to assess the cyber security of Operators of Essential Services (OES). The first version of the Cyber Assessment Framework (CAF) from the NCSC is available now.
According to the latest report by Symantec;
‘Attackers have been exhibiting a growing interest in critical infrastructure in recent years and the scale and persistence of these attacks is now reaching worrying proportions.’
The NCSC support this with their recent video on cyber threats and how they will continue to grow in the UK throughout 2018.