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£500,000 in grants up for grabs to commercialise cyber-security ideas

Academics with innovative ideas in cyber-security that have potential for commercialisation are invited to apply for grants of up to £16k from Innovate UK, working with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Turla cyber-espionage group fakes Adobe Flash Player to drop malware on embassies

Cyberespionage group Turla is reported to be targeting embassies and consulates in the post-Soviet states using a new tool to dupe potential victims into installing malware to exfiltrate data.

NHS needs to develop cyber-sec culture to reap benefits of digitisation

Investment in cyber-security could achieve £14.8 million savings per year for the health sector say NHS IT managers, with 90 percent of respondents to a recent survey saying that that prioritising cyber-security in the NHS will unlock the potential of digitalisation to improve patient care.

Europol calls for cooperation on Darkweb and IOT use by criminals

In recent conferences Europol has been teaming up with other organisations to ensure a joint law enforcement approach with Interpol to the darkweb and ransomware especially, and with ENISA to meet the challenge of IOT.