Dan Swinhoe

Dan Swinhoe is UK Editor of CSO Online. Previously he was Senior Staff Writer at IDG Connect.

Why BT's red team strikes for real

What it takes to be an interim CISO

What it takes to be an interim CISO

Being an interim or virtual CISO (vCISO) comes with many of the same demands of permanent security leadership roles, but also has its own unique challenges and rewards.

How holiday group Tui makes security awareness a company-wide effort

How holiday group Tui makes security awareness a company-wide effort

Enlisting security awareness advisors from each group in the organization is a force multiplier for driving better security behaviors.

How much does it cost to launch a cyberattack?

How much does it cost to launch a cyberattack?

Just like in regular business, cyber criminals have a cost of operation and a return on investment to worry about. Unfortunately, a new report from Deloitte has found the cost of committing cyber crime is incredibly low.

Wargaming at Exeter helps keep the university battle ready

Wargaming at Exeter helps keep the university battle ready

Alan Hill of the University of Exeter says more universities need to understand who is targeting them and why to improve cybersecurity defenses and improve incidence response.

What CIOs want from CISOs: Collaboration and no finger pointing

What CIOs want from CISOs: Collaboration and no finger pointing

Two CIOs explain how they view their relationships with the security function, and why CISOs need to collaborate closely with CIOs whether they report into them or not.

What you need to know about the US CLOUD Act and the UK COPOA Act

What you need to know about the US CLOUD Act and the UK COPOA Act

A new data access agreement between the UK and US streamlines law enforcement’s ability to gain access to data held on foreign soil.

The biggest data breach fines, penalties and settlements so far

The biggest data breach fines, penalties and settlements so far

Hacks and data thefts, enabled by weak security, cover-ups or avoidable mistakes have cost these companies a total of nearly $1.45 billion and counting.

China’s MLPS 2.0: Data grab or legitimate attempt to improve domestic cybersecurity?

China’s MLPS 2.0: Data grab or legitimate attempt to improve domestic cybersecurity?

The new version China’s Multi-Level Protection Scheme (MLPS) expands what companies fall under its purview and lower the threshold for government inspection. Should companies with operations in China be concerned?

UK government gives £36 million to Arm to develop secure chips

UK government gives £36 million to Arm to develop secure chips

The government’s investment is a drop in the ocean for an issue that should be front and center for the semiconductor industry.

4 blockchain security lessons from Euroclear's CISO

4 blockchain security lessons from Euroclear's CISO

Euroclear is taking a security in-depth approach with its blockchain project. CISO Vincent Laurens shares his experience and offers advice for others looking to get started with blockchain.

How one information company amplifies its security team’s work and message

How one information company amplifies its security team’s work and message

Specialist information business Ascential extends its security team with champions who drive security culture across the global organization.

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