2021 Cybersecurity Outlook: The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

Cybersecurity has gone through many phases over the last few decades. Today, we hear about a new, more volatile-than-the-last attack every day that has the potential to disrupt business. These cyber-threats are hazardous to company structure and can lead to interruptions in production and loss of revenue. While these attacks may seem unavoidable, it is … Continue reading 2021 Cybersecurity Outlook: The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

Protecting Human Rights in The Era of Cyber Information Warfare

Disinformation is undermining the limitless potential of technology to be a positive force for industries, businesses and communities. In the current global landscape, barely a conversation goes by without mention of “fake news” and its ability to mislead critical discourse regarding events such as elections and current affairs around the world. Combined with the fact … Continue reading Protecting Human Rights in The Era of Cyber Information Warfare

Use AI to fight AI-powered cyber-attacks

"AI is likely to be either the best or worst thing to happen to humanity.” ~Stephen Hawking Cyber-attacks are commonly viewed as one of the most severe risks to worldwide security. Cyber-attacks are not the same as they were five years back in aspects of availability and efficiency. Improved technology and more efficient offensive techniques … Continue reading Use AI to fight AI-powered cyber-attacks

Engineer reports data leak to nonprofit, hears from the police

A security engineer and ex-contributor to an open systems non-profit organization recently reported a data leak to the organization. In return, he first got thanked for his responsible reporting, but later heard from their lawyers and the police. Apperta Foundation is a UK-based non-profit, supported by NHS England and NHS Digital, that promotes open systems … Continue reading Engineer reports data leak to nonprofit, hears from the police

Are Encrypted Communication Apps used for Crime Operations?

Police have successfully infiltrated some of the biggest criminal markets on the dark web – but it’s pushing criminals into using encrypted apps which the police struggle to crack. Criminals are increasingly using encrypted apps to peddle unsavourished and illegal content. An investigation by the BBC’s File on 4 radio programme found that these encrypted … Continue reading Are Encrypted Communication Apps used for Crime Operations?