Dan Swinhoe

Editor

Dan Swinhoe is UK Editor of CSO Online. Previously he was Senior Staff Writer at IDG Connect.

8 ways attackers are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis

UK ICO issues COVID-19 guidance for data protection regulation enforcement

UK ICO issues COVID-19 guidance for data protection regulation enforcement

UK’s data protection regulator promises to be flexible to affected organizations but firm on those using it as an excuse not to follow compliance requirements.

UK cybersecurity statistics you need to know

UK cybersecurity statistics you need to know

Use these key data points to help understand and communicate the risks UK businesses face.

Pharming explained: How attackers use fake websites to steal data

Pharming explained: How attackers use fake websites to steal data

A pharming attack aims to redirect victims’ web traffic away from their intended destination to a website controlled by threat actors to harvest information and spread malware.

The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Data breaches affecting millions of users are far too common. Here are some of the biggest, baddest breaches in recent memory.

How one healthcare CISO is navigating the COVID-19 crisis

How one healthcare CISO is navigating the COVID-19 crisis

Security is in an “all hands on deck” situation at the healthcare organization as it pivots to a mostly remote working organization.

Supreme Court rules Morrisons not liable for data breach caused by rogue insider

Supreme Court rules Morrisons not liable for data breach caused by rogue insider

Courts rule in Morrisons favour after a disgruntled insider leaked information, setting a precedent around insider threats and data breaches but also leaving questions unanswered.

Deadline for UK CSO30 Awards entries extended due to COVID19

Deadline for UK CSO30 Awards entries extended due to COVID19

Nominations now open to recognise the UK’s leading senior cybersecurity professionals.

Insurer pays ransomware demand, freezes account to reclaim later

Insurer pays ransomware demand, freezes account to reclaim later

In a legal first, a cyber insurer gets a UK court to freeze a bitcoin wallet associated with a ransomware payment.

Huawei, 5G and the UK: What is the real risk for enterprises?

Huawei, 5G and the UK: What is the real risk for enterprises?

Secret backdoors might not be the biggest worry when it comes to 5G. Here's what you need to know about security risks around Huawei and 5G in general.

The CSO guide to top UK cybersecurity events

The CSO guide to top UK cybersecurity events

Your list of essential security events in the UK and Europe.

The biggest data breach fines, penalties and settlements so far

The biggest data breach fines, penalties and settlements so far

Hacks and data thefts, enabled by weak security, cover-ups or avoidable mistakes have cost these companies a total of nearly $1.45 billion and counting.

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