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With just two internal IT staff remaining, the college needed to build its own IT capabilities to support 200 students and a multinational faculty. The answer was infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) from IONOS Cloud, which offered the reliability and security required, alongside a high standard of customer service.

cyber risk embassies

As the UK and the US look to walk away from 20 years of conflict in Afghanistan, cyber security experts say abandoned embassy’s pose a small cyber risk.
“Realistically, any cybersecurity impacts from the rapid evacuation are minimal to non-existent,” says Jake Williams, a former member of the U.S. National Security Agency’s elite hacking team.

data rules shake-up

A new information commissioner will be put in charge of overseeing the transformation. John Edwards, currently the privacy commissioner of New Zealand looks likely to be given the nod to replace current supremo Elizabeth Denham. Dowden said: “Now that we have left the EU I’m determined to seize the opportunity by developing a world-leading data policy that will deliver a Brexit dividend for individuals and businesses across the UK.

Ransomware Raiders

Ransomware gangs are plundering companies in Viking like raids, say Britain’s former top cyber spy. Ciaran Martin, the former chief executive of Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre, said: “We should start from the presumption that large scale transfers of wealth to Russian hackers should not be allowed.”

Cloud Outsourcing

Microsoft and Google are set to hang up their gloves as they call quits to a six-year legal truce. The software and internet search giants reached the pact in 2015 to end a running battle that had been fought out in courtrooms and in front of regulators around the world.

Legal Hack

US-based legal giant Campbell Conroy & O’Neil that serves Fortune 500 firms, including Apple and Pfizer, is continuing its investigation on a ransomware attack that resulted in unauthorized access to certain client data.

Mastering Multi-cloud

In recent years, multi-cloud infrastructure has emerged as the solution of choice for over 90% of companies, with 58% working with at least 4 and 15% working with over 10. Avoiding vendor lock-in, risks around single cloud reliability, and the need for price-sensitive deployments has boosted the desire for a multi-cloud strategy.

universities ransom

Ukrainian police have arrested members of a notorious ransomware gang that recently targeted American universities. The Ukraine National Police said it had worked with Interpol and the US and South Korean authorities to charge six members of the Ukraine-based Cl0p hacker group who are allegedly responsible for a half billion-dollar cyber crimewave.

Cloud Outsourcing

Former US president’s Donald Trump’s spat with Amazon founder squillionaire Jeff Bezos raised its head recently after the US military sent a $10 billion computer contact back to the drawing board.

Cyber Security Education

Cyber Security Education: Iranian hackers posed as academics at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies to conduct an online espionage campaign targeting experts on the Middle East. The hacking attempt was carried out by a group called itself ‘Charming Kitten’ and are widely thought to be operating behalf of Iran’s shadowy Revolutionary Guard. Iran — […]