Dan Swinhoe

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

Vulnerability management requires good people and patching skills

UK CSO30 Awards nominations now open

UK CSO30 Awards nominations now open

Nominations now open to recognise the UK’s leading senior cybersecurity professionals.

7 security incidents that cost CISOs their jobs

7 security incidents that cost CISOs their jobs

Whether or not security executives lose their jobs in the wake of a major incident, security failure should be seen as a learning opportunity.

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?

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.

What does the NCSC do and how can it help UK enterprises?

What does the NCSC do and how can it help UK enterprises?

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has a wide remit and range of initiatives and services. How can UK enterprises work with the NCSC to make their own networks more secure?

How Virgin Hyperloop One protects its most precious data

How Virgin Hyperloop One protects its most precious data

VHO's high profile means its intellectual property is coveted by competitors, nation-states and curious hackers. Tightly controlled access is the key to protecting that data.

Why BT's red team strikes for real

Why BT's red team strikes for real

UK-based BT's red team conducts attacks on live systems without informing the rest of the business or the blue team defending it. BT Group CSO Les Anderson says this is key to the company's proactive approach to security.

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.

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