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Cyber Security

Exploitation of vulnerabilities affecting Cisco Firewall Platforms

The NCSC advises organisations to take immediate action to mitigate vulnerabilities affecting Cisco devices running Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software (CVE-2024-20353, CVE-2024-20358, CVE-2024-20359) and follow the latest vendor advice. The NCSC has also issued a joint advisory and two malware analysis reports to help network defenders detect and mitigate malicious […]

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Cyber Security

Harnessing AI for National Security: Balancing Opportunities and Risks

In an era defined by rapid technological advancement, the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and national security has become increasingly crucial. The recent publication of a comprehensive report by The Alan Turing Institute underscores the pivotal role AI is set to play in shaping future decision-making processes within the realm of national security. Authored jointly

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Cyber Security

National Cyber Security Centre announces new CEO

A new CEO of the Government agency was announced last week. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) appointed Richard Horne on April 19 and he will enter the role in the Autumn of 2024. He will lead the “UK’s national technical authority for cyber security as it continues in its mission to make the UK

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Cyber Security

NCSC announces new partnership for PDNS delivery

The partnership was announced earlier this week (April 17). The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has announced a change of partnership to its Protective Domain Name System (PDNS) service. This announcement was revealed in a press release and confirms that “a three-year contract has “been awarded to Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE: NET), the connectivity cloud company.” When will

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Cloud Networking Cyber Security

Securing Infrastructure Administration in the Cloud: Best Practices for Enhanced Security

In today’s cloud-centric landscape, the security of infrastructure administration is paramount. With the evolution of cloud platforms, traditional approaches to secure remote access must adapt to meet new challenges and leverage modern solutions. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the recommendations provided by the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) regarding the protection of legacy

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