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.

5 social engineering assumptions that are wrong

Palo Alto adds out-of-band web application security features to Prisma Cloud

Palo Alto adds out-of-band web application security features to Prisma Cloud

Vendor says new updates will help organizations better monitor and secure web applications without impacting performance.

UK Cyber Security Council invites applicants for outreach and diversity working group

UK Cyber Security Council invites applicants for outreach and diversity working group

The new UK Cyber Security Council working group focuses on raising awareness of careers in cybersecurity and supporting the recruitment, retention, and progression of minorities.

New data protection laws remove

New data protection laws remove "unnecessary" GDPR burdens on UK businesses, says UK government

Data Reform Bill seeks to give small UK businesses more flexibility in meeting data protection standards whilst modernising practices of the UK’s data regulator the Information Commissioner’s Office.

4 reasons why CISOs can’t ignore climate change

4 reasons why CISOs can’t ignore climate change

Climate change is causing disruptions to the supply chain and critical services, and attackers are keen to take advantage of it.

UK government seeks views on boosting security of data centres, cloud platforms

UK government seeks views on boosting security of data centres, cloud platforms

UK government looks to strengthen security and resilience of UK’s data infrastructure to protect against outages and national security threats.

Mastercard expands cybersecurity, risk services with new attack simulation and assessment platform

Mastercard expands cybersecurity, risk services with new attack simulation and assessment platform

Financial services giant says new Cyber Front platform leverages more than 3,500 real-world threat scenarios and will help businesses and governments enhance cybersecurity operational resilience.

UK government opens applications for Cyber Security Advisory Board

UK government opens applications for Cyber Security Advisory Board

UK government is seeking candidates with cybersecurity expertise to support the development of its Cyber Security Strategy.

New Mend service auto-detects and fixes code, app security issues

New Mend service auto-detects and fixes code, app security issues

Mend, formerly WhiteSource, announces new service designed to detect and fix code security issues, reduce the software attack surface and application security burden.

UK privacy watchdog fines Clearview AI £7.5 million for breaking data protection laws

UK privacy watchdog fines Clearview AI £7.5 million for breaking data protection laws

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has fined facial recognition firm Clearview AI £7,552,800 over its use of images of people’s faces and data from publicly available information.

DOJ: Good faith security research won’t be charged under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

DOJ: Good faith security research won’t be charged under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The U.S. Department of Justice revises its policy regarding charging violations of the CFAA. Good faith security research will no longer be charged.

UK can legally launch cyberattacks to counter hostile states, says attorney general

UK can legally launch cyberattacks to counter hostile states, says attorney general

Suella Braverman presents the UK government’s stance on applying international law within the cyber landscape amid increasing hostile activity by nation states.

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