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Likely cyberattack on UK would "cause significant social and economic harm" - Dr Benjamin Ferrand

The head of the National Cyber Security Research Centre has warned that it is a matter of "when, not if" a devastating cyberattack on UK infrastructure will occur.

Dr Benjamin Farrand, Associate Professor in the University of Warwick's School of Law and expert in cyber security, comments.


Major cyberattack on UK is "likely" and IT support systems are "old-fashioned"

A major cyberattack on UK infrastructure is likely according to the Head of the National Cyber Security Research Centre, it was reported today. Professor Ian Robertson, an expert in cyber security from the University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, agrees.

 


Professor John Colley on Uber’s data breach

Professor of Practice at Warwick Business School, John Colley comments on the cover up by Uber of a huge data breach that affected 57 million customers and drivers during which the company paid hackers $100,000 (£75,000) to delete the data.

Wed 22 Nov 2017, 09:27 | Tags: WBS, Cyber security

Professor Ian Robertson tackles the question of why identity theft is on the increase

As statistics from anti-fraud organisation Cifas show identity theft reaching “epidemic levels”, expert in information security Professor Ian Robertson comments on why this problem is increasing and how it can be tackled.

Wed 23 Aug 2017, 12:11 | Tags: crime, Cyber security

'One billion' affected by Yahoo hack - expert comment

Yahoo has said more than one billion user accounts may have been affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013. Carsten Maple Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering at WMG's Cyber Security Centre (CSC) says passwords are part of the problem.

Thu 15 Dec 2016, 14:45 | Tags: Computer Science, Academic Staff, Cyber security, WMG, Digital

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