The Afghan, Kyrgyz and Uzbek governments are all thought to have been targeted by the same APT Published: 01 Jul 2021 12:15 The governments of Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have all been targeted by a Chinese-state-backed advanced persistent threat (APT) group, dubbed IndigoZebra, according to intelligence produced by Check Point Research (CPR). The group appears…

Security association seeks to determine terms of reference for committees to oversee standards and ethics, and qualifications and careers in the cyber sector By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 29 Jun 2021 12:45 The UK Cyber Security Council – the government-backed association dedicated to security education, training, skills and certifications – has invited its 16…

Sergey Nivens – stock.adobe.com Three-quarters of UK SME leaders would not have sufficient capacity or expertise to deal with a cyber attack, according to a report By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 22 Jun 2021 8:00 Small business leaders across the UK are struggling to deal with the volume of security alerts and fear their…

Immersive Labs, a platform which teaches cyber security skills corporate employees by using real, up-to-date threat intelligence in a “gamified” way, has closed a $75 million Series C funding round led by new investors Insight Partners alongside Menlo Ventures, Citi Ventures and existing investor Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The investment will be used to scale…

Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Brinqa, a cyber risk analytics platform based in Austin, Texas, today announced it has raised $110 million in growth capital from investment firm Insight Partners. Brinqa says it will put the funding, its first institutional investment, toward continued business growth and market expansion. According to Markets…