Dan Swinhoe

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

8 ways attackers are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis

8 ways attackers are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis to spread malware, disrupt operations, sow doubt and make a quick buck.

UK ICO issues COVID-19 guidance for data protection regulation enforcement

UK ICO issues COVID-19 guidance for data protection regulation enforcement

UK’s data protection regulator promises to be flexible to affected organizations but firm on those using it as an excuse not to follow compliance requirements.

What is the cost of a data breach?

What is the cost of a data breach?

Data breach costs can be ongoing for years, a new study finds. Here's the breakdown of costs and advice on how to minimize them.

UK cybersecurity statistics you need to know

UK cybersecurity statistics you need to know

Use these key data points to help understand and communicate the risks UK businesses face.

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.

Pharming explained: How attackers use fake websites to steal data

Pharming explained: How attackers use fake websites to steal data

A pharming attack aims to redirect victims’ web traffic away from their intended destination to a website controlled by threat actors to harvest information and spread malware.

Cybersecurity apprenticeships help UK companies fill the skills gap

Cybersecurity apprenticeships help UK companies fill the skills gap

Organisations large and small can find untapped, undeveloped cybersecurity talent through apprenticeship programs. Here's how some succeeded.

The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Data breaches affecting millions of users are far too common. Here are some of the biggest, baddest breaches in recent memory.

How Prudential measures its security culture to identify risk

How Prudential measures its security culture to identify risk

The financial services firm finds that employee confidence in how they would respond to a given security scenario is a better indicator of risk than their security knowledge.

How CISOs can best assess geopolitical risk factors

How CISOs can best assess geopolitical risk factors

A recent report on Russian-affiliated advanced persistent threats provides a template to help CISOs evaluate risk from nation-state actors.

How one healthcare CISO is navigating the COVID-19 crisis

How one healthcare CISO is navigating the COVID-19 crisis

Security is in an “all hands on deck” situation at the healthcare organization as it pivots to a mostly remote working organization.

Supreme Court rules Morrisons not liable for data breach caused by rogue insider

Supreme Court rules Morrisons not liable for data breach caused by rogue insider

Courts rule in Morrisons favour after a disgruntled insider leaked information, setting a precedent around insider threats and data breaches but also leaving questions unanswered.

UK healthcare struggles to keep pace with evolving cybersecurity threat landscape

UK healthcare struggles to keep pace with evolving cybersecurity threat landscape

The WannaCry incident spurred The National Health Service and UK healthcare providers to improve their cybersecurity posture, but experts say more work needs to be done.

How CISOs and data privacy officers should work together

How CISOs and data privacy officers should work together

Close collaboration between CISOs and DPOs can benefit both roles in their efforts to better understand, align with and protect the business.

Cyber Resilience Centres: A new model for UK police to fight cyber crime

Cyber Resilience Centres: A new model for UK police to fight cyber crime

Manchester and the North East are launching new Cyber Resilience Centres to bring policing and local businesses closer together to combat cyber crime.

How the British Red Cross takes a people-first approach to security

How the British Red Cross takes a people-first approach to security

The British Red Cross sees cybersecurity as critical to protecting the people it serves. Here's how they help the entire organization understand that.

How one UK CSO makes security relatable to the business

How one UK CSO makes security relatable to the business

Abcam CSO Helen Rabe discusses how humanizing security can help get employees on board with efforts to protect the business and share risk.

How Target evolved its threat hunting program: 3 key steps

How Target evolved its threat hunting program: 3 key steps

Target decided to re-evaluate its successful threat hunting program and found it could do better. This is what they did.

State of the UK cybersecurity M&A market

State of the UK cybersecurity M&A market

UK cybersecurity vendors often look to foreign buyers to best expand their markets, but a few local firms are buying companies internationally.

There's still time to enter the UK CSO30 Awards

There's still time to enter the UK CSO30 Awards

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

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