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.

Action1 launches threat actor filtering to block remote management platform abuse

8 things to consider amid cybersecurity vendor layoffs

8 things to consider amid cybersecurity vendor layoffs

Cybersecurity vendor layoffs raise several issues for CISOs and customers, not the least of which are security and risk-related factors. Here are 8 things to consider if your security vendor has announced significant staff cuts.

AWS' Inspector offers vulnerability management for Lambda serverless functions

AWS' Inspector offers vulnerability management for Lambda serverless functions

AWS announces new cybersecurity features in Amazon Inspector and Amazon Macie at AWS Re:Invent 2022 in Las Vegas.

UK strengthens NIS Regulations to protect essential and digital services from cyberattacks

UK strengthens NIS Regulations to protect essential and digital services from cyberattacks

Under the new changes, managed service providers will be brought into scope of the NIS Regulations to keep the UK digital supply chains secure.

UK Cyber Cluster Collaboration adds board members to support UK cybersecurity

UK Cyber Cluster Collaboration adds board members to support UK cybersecurity

Linda Smith joins UKC3 as the new chairperson and will help lead initiatives aimed at developing the UK’s cybersecurity sector.

EU Council adopts NIS2 directive to harmonize cybersecurity across member states

EU Council adopts NIS2 directive to harmonize cybersecurity across member states

The NIS2 directive replaces NIS as EU Council seeks to improve resilience and incident response capacities in the EU.

UK finalizes first independent post-Brexit data transfer deal with South Korea

UK finalizes first independent post-Brexit data transfer deal with South Korea

UK organizations will be able to securely transfer personal data to the Republic of Korea without restrictions by the end of 2022.

Luna Moth callback phishing campaign leverages extortion without malware

Luna Moth callback phishing campaign leverages extortion without malware

Palo Alto’s Unit 42 investigated several incidents linked to the Luna Moth callback phishing extortion campaign that uses legitimate and trusted management tools instead of malware to exploit businesses.

How remote working impacts security incident reporting

How remote working impacts security incident reporting

Security teams must update their security incident reporting policies and processes to account for remote work or risk exposure to increased threats.

UK GCHQ, BAE Systems seeking neurodiverse female talent to boost nation’s cybersecurity

UK GCHQ, BAE Systems seeking neurodiverse female talent to boost nation’s cybersecurity

Creative problem-solving skills and different perspectives found in neurodiverse talent are key to cracking codes, responding to threats, and making the UK’s security systems less predictable.

Palo Alto releases PAN-OS 11.0 Nova with new evasive malware, injection attack protection

Palo Alto releases PAN-OS 11.0 Nova with new evasive malware, injection attack protection

Web proxy support and SaaS security posture management (SSPM) are among new Nova security features designed to help businesses tackle zero-day threats.

Global 2000 companies failing to adopt key domain security measures

Global 2000 companies failing to adopt key domain security measures

Lookalike domains are targeting Forbes Global 2000 brands to launch phishing attacks and other forms of digital brand abuse/IP infringement.

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