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Advisory – Routers

The majority of an organisation’s cyber-security effort is focussed on improving the defences of the inner network. This week Mandiant drew our attention to the security of internet facing routers with the publication of their report entitled “SYNful Knock”. It is important not to forget this aspect of corporate network security as, if an actor...

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CERT-UK Weekly Update 26/11/2015

This week’s ‘CERT-UK Weekly Update’ is now live. We look at what Christmas means for online shopping, and the potential dangers of digital certificates. A brief vulnerabilities summary is also included. For more analysis and CERT-UK products, join the Cyber-security Information Sharing Partnership (CiSP). You can join CiSP here. 26112015 Weekly Update

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Understanding the security of digital currencies for UK businesses

The use of digital currencies has grown over the last decade, though many have lived short lives; failures due either to lack of uptake or investment. Bitcoin however has now established itself as the most successful of all digital currencies, with bitcoin firms receiving hundreds of millions of dollars of investment despite a very rocky life...

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