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WhatsApp spyware breach: Cybersecurity experts respond

How exposed are WhatsApp's 1.5bn users and what financial and reputational damage awaits WhatsApp? Did it respond decisively enough? Cybersecurity experts respond. Read More

How will Brexit affect UK fire exports? The sector responds

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in Alice Through the Looking-Glass, “it means just what I choose it […] Read More

WATCH: Fire safety in houses of multiple occupation (HMOs)

Watch a roundtable discussion on best practice for life safety in houses of multiple occupancy (HMOs), courtesy of event co-hosts Hochiki Europe and the Fire Industry Association (FIA). Read More

What’s so good about open standards in access control? An industry round table responds

Each lock manufacturer has its own approach to writing and reading cards, but customers installing offline locks from brands that subscribe to the OSS–SO are guaranteed interoperability. ASSA ABLOY spoke to a round table of manufacturers and integrators about the standard’s importance - and its future. Read More

The Fire Safety Order: Is it fit for purpose?

We sought professionals working in fire safety for their viewpoint on the effectiveness of the Fire Safety Order compared to the previous system - where fire certificates were issued by the fire service under the Fire Precautions Act 1971. Read More

Petya/GoldenEye: Cybersecurity experts respond to ransomware attack

The latest ransomware virus to sweep the globe started in Ukraine after users there downloaded a popular tax accounting package […] Read More

Hacked ‘smart teddy’ database of two million personal voice messages lacked even basic password protection – security experts respond

Three cybersecurity experts reflect on the implications of the teddy bear hack and offer their prescriptions for reducing cyber risks in similar scenarios. Read More

Why did it take Yahoo nearly four years to discover the biggest hack in history?

Cyber security experts offer their thoughts on the revelation that one billion email accounts were compromised and the implications for users. Read More

TalkTalk and Post Office broadband routers disabled by Mirai malware: what are the lessons?

Thousands of broadband customers have lost internet access after routers were hacked. A selection of cyber security experts deliver their observations. Read More

Physical security vendors must collaborate beyond their industry to eliminate cyber vulnerabilities

Vendors of physical security systems lack the specialist expertise to protect customers against digital intrusions and data theft. Reinoud Weijmans of AET Europe and Hans Schipper of Nedap explain why collaboration with the cyber security industry is a must. Read More



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