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Lee Munson, a researcher for security and privacy advice and comparison website, Comparitech.com, is warning Amazon UK customers to be particularly vigilant about the post-holiday deals they find on Amazon as it has caught out one seller in particular attempting to scam users out of money.

The Ministry of Defence has awarded the £30 million contract to produce a Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) Capability Demonstrator to the UK Dragonfire consortium, led by MBDA, Vigilance can report.

 

Tony Evans from Wick Hill (part of the Nuvias Group) highlights the risks of Wi-Fi and provides some advice for delivering a secure hotspot

The fact that Wi-Fi stands for Wireless Fidelity hints at how long Wi-Fi has been around, but it was only in 1999 that the Wi-Fi Alliance formed as a trade association to hold the Wi-Fi trademark, under which most products are sold. Today, Wi-Fi is on the top of the list of must-haves for businesses of all types and sizes. People will simply vote with their feet if good and, usually free, Wi-Fi is not available.

Secured Alarm Systems has installed ACT’s Cloud-based access control system, ACT365, at the new UK base of Dr Organic, a natural skincare and beauty product company.  Dr Organic created a production, design and distribution centre within the 18-acre Swansea Enterprise Park to consolidate its operations in Europe.  ACT365 gives users simple but powerful management of access points both locally and remotely. It allows the operator to analyse door status and activate doors from any major web browser or ACT's own App. ACT365 also unifies VMS with access control, enabling users to control cameras from the same platform. The software is allowing Dr Organic to make immediate remote adjustments to a user's privileges including disabling a card after any breach of access protocol even if it is an innocent error. (A common occurrence might be a contractor forgetting to hand in their card or fob after finishing an assignment.) Rapid installation using structured cabling

·         Threat management will play a key role in security efforts – With the continued onslaught of cyber-crime in all its various guises – phishing, ransomware, whaling, smishing and so on – security will be high up on the agenda in the legal sector. In addition to traditional reactive security measures, law firms will look to actively make pre-emptive security a priority. To support this requirement, legal technology vendors will embed threat monitoring and management into the core business applications that firms use. Linking big data with behavioural intelligence based on system history, such tools will create, study and monitor the finger print of every single user and alert the organisation to unusual actions and activities. These threat management solutions will very accurately highlight the usage patterns of employees based on their role in the organisation. Consequently, any peculiar or untoward activity will be relatively easy to spot to potentially identify attacks in process and even improve the ability to detect future breaches.

Though current adoption of advanced analytics is relatively low, more than half of airport personnel surveyed say investment is in near-term plans

London, UK: New research by Unisys Corporation reveals that airports expect to fully embrace more advanced analytics solutions in the coming years, with potential applications for use across several key areas within the airport ecosystem. Unisys conducted the survey of 29 airport executives and industry professionals at the Airports Council International - North America Annual Conference and General Assembly held in Montreal, September 25-28, 2016.

Jason Howells

Inertia and a lack of time or specialist skills means many SMBs remain woefully underprepared for a cybersecurity breach