TechFest is to help charities across the north-east better protect themselves against online crime through a virtual event.
A live online event is being held next week to highlight the range of support and opportunities available for rural digital tech businesses in the north-east.
Failing to follow Apple and Google’s framework for a coronavirus contact tracing app risks pushback from the tech giants, a cyber security expert has warned.
A north-east school is taking part in a pilot scheme designed to introduce cyber security into the classroom.
A city university is to host a conference focusing on cyber security, law and technology.
The number of girls applying for cyber security courses has risen by nearly 50% in a year, according to new figures from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
The North Sea oil industry has been warned of the cyber security threat from “angry” workers facing rota changes.
The British computer expert who helped shut down the WannaCry cyber attack on the NHS said he is “incredibly thankful” after being spared jail in the US for creating malware.
Tech giants including Apple, Google and WhatsApp have urged GCHQ to abandon a proposal that would allow it to eavesdrop on encrypted chat conversations.
US President Donald Trump has issued an executive order aimed at restricting Chinese firm Huawei from entering the country’s communications networks.
Technology used in fitness trackers could hold the key to reducing cyber attacks, researchers say.
Adults turn to older teenagers for help online more than their work colleagues or partners, a survey has shown, revealing how families are increasingly reliant on children’s knowledge of technology.
Small businesses should train up “cyber security champions” to better protect themselves from the threat of cyber attacks, new government research has suggested.
It is unclear whether the UK’s strategy against cyber threats is value for money due to failings in the way the Cabinet Office established its current programme, a report has claimed.
Google Chrome users need to update the desktop version of their web browser as soon as possible, its lead security engineer has warned.
Leaders at some of the UK’s biggest companies have been told to be more aware of cyber attacks to avoid falling victim.
Chinese technology giant Huawei has said security issues raised in a Government report could take between three and five years to resolve.
Unique passwords, timely software updates and secure storage of personal data are among Government guidelines set out in a new code of practice for smart home device-makers.
A hacking group linked to Iran may have targeted British universities as part of a campaign to steal student credentials, cyber security experts have said.
Forum website Reddit has confirmed it was the victim of a data breach which has compromised usernames, passwords and email addresses but has not confirmed the size of the breach.
A Government investigation into the use of Huawei’s equipment across UK telecommunication networks has exposed “new risks”.
Apple has rolled out its latest iOS update, complete with a new security feature designed to protect the devices from security breaches.
Social app Timehop has confirmed it suffered a data breach affecting 21 million of its users.
Digital bank Monzo has claimed it warned Ticketmaster in April that it may have been the victim of a cyber attack.
Security experts have urged affected users to monitor all their online accounts for signs of fraud in the wake of a data breach at Ticketmaster.
Football fans heading to Russia for the World Cup should be wary of hotel and public wi-fi and keep their devices with them at all times, cyber security chiefs have warned.
A range of smart, connected cuddly toys have been removed from sale by some retailers after warnings from cyber-security experts of vulnerabilities in the toys.
The England team will be briefed by security experts from GCHQ before heading to the World Cup in Russia on how to stay safe from hackers during the tournament.
Twitter users have been advised to change their passwords after the site discovered a bug that meant “unmasked” user details had been stored internally.
Cyber-attack capability is a government policy for Vladimir Putin’s Russia, the head of the UK cyber security agency has said.