Michael Hill

UK Editor

Michael Hill is the UK editor of CSO Online. He has spent the past five-plus years covering various aspects of the cybersecurity industry, with particular interest in the ever-evolving role of the human-related elements of information security. A keen storyteller with a passion for the publishing process, he enjoys working creatively to produce media that has the biggest possible impact on the audience.

Sideloading attacks explained: How a malicious app can bring down a business

Cyber insurance explained: What it covers and why prices continue to rise

Cyber insurance explained: What it covers and why prices continue to rise

Cyber insurance, also referred to as cyber risk insurance or cyber liability insurance coverage (CLIC), mitigates risk exposure by offsetting costs involved with damages and recovery after a cybersecurity incident.

Cyber insurance explained and why you need it

Cyber insurance explained and why you need it

Cyber insurance can't protect your organization from cybercrime, but it can keep your business on stable financial footing should a significant security event occur.

UK ICO to fine Clearview AI £17 million for data protection law breaches

UK ICO to fine Clearview AI £17 million for data protection law breaches

The facial recognition company is cited for not having proper data protection processes in place or a lawful reason to collect personal information, among other violations.

GoDaddy WordPress data breach: A timeline

GoDaddy WordPress data breach: A timeline

Domain registrar GoDaddy recently announced a data breach impacting 1.2 million customers via its Managed WordPress hosting environment. Here's how the breach is unfolding.

Vodafone head of cyber defence reflects on complexities of cybersecurity in telecoms

Vodafone head of cyber defence reflects on complexities of cybersecurity in telecoms

Head of global cyber defence and member of the UK CSO30 2021 Becky Pinkard discusses Vodafone's risk-based approach to cybersecurity as the telecoms industry evolves.

9 tips for an effective ransomware negotiation

9 tips for an effective ransomware negotiation

If you have no choice but to pay attackers to get critical data back, these best practices could put you in the best possible position to recover from a ransomware attack.

The Kaseya ransomware attack: A timeline

The Kaseya ransomware attack: A timeline

REvil's ransomware attack on software provider Kaseya underscored the threats to supply chains that ransomware groups pose. Here is an up-to-date timeline of the attack.

NCSC Annual Review reveals ransomware business model driving attack success

NCSC Annual Review reveals ransomware business model driving attack success

Ransomware actors are increasingly adopting organised, business-like methods to target and exploit UK organisations.

Deloitte UK CISO addresses stress and burnout in cybersecurity

Deloitte UK CISO addresses stress and burnout in cybersecurity

Deloitte UK CISO and top winner in this year’s UK CSO30, Jitender Arora reflects on the causes of stress and burnout in cybersecurity and shares his strategies for dealing with it.

UK businesses plan CISO hiring spree

UK businesses plan CISO hiring spree

More than half of UK businesses plan to appoint their first CISO within the next two years, but ambiguity surrounding the role could negatively impact hiring ambitions.

How the UK Cyber Security Council Careers Route Map addresses workforce shortages

How the UK Cyber Security Council Careers Route Map addresses workforce shortages

The UK Cyber Security Council CEO Simon Hepburn discusses how the self-regulatory body’s Careers Route Map is helping job seekers enter and succeed in the UK cybersecurity industry.

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