Dan Swinhoe

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

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12  hottest new cybersecurity startups at RSA 2020

12 hottest new cybersecurity startups at RSA 2020

Cybersecurity startup companies use the RSA Conference to make their public debut and showcase their products. These are some of the more interesting startups coming out of stealth.

Insurer pays ransomware demand, freezes account to reclaim later

Insurer pays ransomware demand, freezes account to reclaim later

In a legal first, a cyber insurer gets a UK court to freeze a bitcoin wallet associated with a ransomware payment.

Huawei, 5G and the UK: What is the real risk for enterprises?

Huawei, 5G and the UK: What is the real risk for enterprises?

Secret backdoors might not be the biggest worry when it comes to 5G. Here's what you need to know about security risks around Huawei and 5G in general.

The CSO guide to top UK cybersecurity events

The CSO guide to top UK cybersecurity events

Your list of essential security events in the UK and Europe.

Risk profiling gives PPD real-time view of vulnerabilities

Risk profiling gives PPD real-time view of vulnerabilities

How drug development company PPD built its own risk profiling tool to give all stakeholders a simpler, clear view of risk associated with every IT asset.

How one law firm made security a business development opportunity

How one law firm made security a business development opportunity

Mark Walmsley, CISO at international law firm Freshfields, says a proactive approach to security helps the business win clients and gets its lawyers to embrace security.

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.

10 biggest cybersecurity M&A deals of 2019

10 biggest cybersecurity M&A deals of 2019

This past year has been a very active one for mergers and acquisitions in the cybersecurity industry as companies seek to expand their offerings. What will the 2020 M&A market be like?

To fight phishing, focus on changing behaviour

To fight phishing, focus on changing behaviour

Preventing phishing attacks requires more than just security awareness efforts. Vocalink CSO Andrew Rose explains how to change employee behaviour when confronted with phishing email.

How the Tour de France secures its broadcast from disruption

How the Tour de France secures its broadcast from disruption

Few sporting events have the scale and logistics challenges that the Tour de France presents. Event organizer ASO uses the cloud and tight physical security to avoid cyberattacks and broadcast integrity.

What the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill means for data protection and the GDPR

What the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill means for data protection and the GDPR

Boris Johnson's Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) largely leaves existing data protection regulation in place, but changes are still possible.

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