A government-sponsored scheme to find the next generation of cyber security professionals has launched a competition designed to test Linux cyber-defence skills.The Linux Forensics Challenge, developed by security company Sophos, puts competitors into a simulated attack situation.
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A government-sponsored scheme to find the next generation of cybersecurity professionals has launched a competition designed to test Linux cyber-defence skills.The Linux Forensics Challenge, developed by security company Sophos, puts competitors into a simulated attack situation.
Forces around the UK are jointly setting up regional units that will have the power to hack into suspect computers and deploy keylogging software and other malware
The Police National Database, which includes the names of up to 15 million criminals, victims and other people of interest to the police, is now live, with every force in England and Wales hooked up
The £650m earmarked in the government's budget for cybersecurity will be spread over a number of organisations, including intelligence agencies, government departments and the police
The head of the UK's national cybercrime police unit says funding of £30m should help it reach its target of saving UK economy £500m over the next four years
The government money will be used by experts from the Serious Organised Crime Agency and the Metropolitan Police Central e-Crime Unit to combat e-crime
The technology giant has told Jim Gamble, the outgoing chief of CEOP, that it is 'unlikely' to continue backing the child protection taskforce if it is rolled into the new National Crime Agency
Jim Gamble has left the role of chief executive of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, ahead of the planned reassignment of the department as part of the new National Crime Agency
The government has outlined policing reforms that will set up a large national agency that will take over the cybercrime work of Soca and other bodies
The Australian Communications Authority (ACA) said today it had raided the premises of a company in Perth suspected of sending millions of spam e-mails.Acting chairman Dr Bob Horton said the ACA had received reports from members of the public alleging they had received "thousands of unsolicited e-mails" from the company.
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