Barclays business digital seminar

This seminar is based around conducting business digitally. With cyber crime in the news on an almost daily basis it is important to understand how you can take steps to protect both yourself and your business from these threats. Barclays digital eagle will highlight Barclays products and updates. Our speaker from the department for international trade will talk through ways to …

NEW SECURITY ALERT. Anish Chauhan’s advice on the WPA and WPA 2 vulnerabilities

Yesterday, a security issue involving protocol-level vulnerabilities in WIFI Protected Access (WPA) and WIFI Protected Access II (WPA2) was discovered. What is the vulnerability? These vulnerabilities which are collectively referred to as KRACK attacks (Key Reinstallation Attack), affect both end-user devices that connect to wireless networks (wireless clients) and access points (wireless infrastructure devices). This vulnerability can only be exploited …

Cyber Awareness month: The rise of Ransomware

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software which takes control of its victims device and encrypts the data making it unobtainable. The cybercriminal then demands a sum of money (often the digital currency bitcoin) in exchange for returning their sensitive data. The first ever recorded ransomware was the Aids Trojan in 1989 and was spread via floppy …