Welcome to this week’s cyber security news bulletin. There’s news of malware targeting hospitals, NATO attacking a fictional country (yes, seriously), and big security issues in online banking (who’d have guessed). Either it’s a good time or a bad time to work in security.
Cyber security news from the Packt Hub
- Microsoft Cloud Services gets GDPR Enhancements. If you hadn’t noticed already, the GDPR deadline is looming. So about time Microsoft Cloud Services!
Cyber security news from across the web
- Orangeworm malware targets healthcare sector.
- Two thirds of online banking systems in the UK in 2017 contain significant vulnerabilities. In news that will probably shock, if not surprise, SC Magazine reports that online banking is plagued with security issues. Time to get serious about it.
- NATO launches a cyber attack on a fictional country. The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) has launched a security competition against ‘Berylia’ to test the skills and strategies of some of its brightest and most talented security engineers.
- UK government pledges £15 million cyber security investment for Commonwealth countries. With growing concerns around the global security of software, the UK has pledged to make an investment to support cyber security initiatives around the Commonwealth. The initiative investment is also part of the UK’s enthusiasm for the digital economy. Improved security should, in theory at least, ensure trust and stability can encourage growth.
- Observables debuts cloud-based SD-LAN for IoT Security.