Dan Swinhoe

Dan Swinhoe is UK Editor of CSO Online. Previously he was Senior Staff Writer at IDG Connect.

Supreme Court rules Morrisons not liable for data breach caused by rogue insider

6 ways attackers are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis

6 ways attackers are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis to spread malware, disrupt operations, sow doubt and make a quick buck.

Deadline for UK CSO30 Awards entries extended

Deadline for UK CSO30 Awards entries extended

Nominations now open to recognise the UK’s leading senior cybersecurity professionals.

Insurer pays ransomware demand, freezes account to reclaim later

Insurer pays ransomware demand, freezes account to reclaim later

In a legal first, a cyber insurer gets a UK court to freeze a bitcoin wallet associated with a ransomware payment.

Huawei, 5G and the UK: What is the real risk for enterprises?

Huawei, 5G and the UK: What is the real risk for enterprises?

Secret backdoors might not be the biggest worry when it comes to 5G. Here's what you need to know about security risks around Huawei and 5G in general.

The CSO guide to top UK cybersecurity events

The CSO guide to top UK cybersecurity events

Your list of essential security events in the UK and Europe.

The biggest data breach fines, penalties and settlements so far

The biggest data breach fines, penalties and settlements so far

Hacks and data thefts, enabled by weak security, cover-ups or avoidable mistakes have cost these companies a total of nearly $1.45 billion and counting.

What the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill means for data protection and the GDPR

What the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill means for data protection and the GDPR

Boris Johnson's Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) largely leaves existing data protection regulation in place, but changes are still possible.

7 security incidents that cost CISOs their jobs

7 security incidents that cost CISOs their jobs

Whether or not security executives lose their jobs in the wake of a major incident, security failure should be seen as a learning opportunity.

Wargaming at Exeter helps keep the university battle ready

Wargaming at Exeter helps keep the university battle ready

Alan Hill of the University of Exeter says more universities need to understand who is targeting them and why to improve cybersecurity defenses and improve incidence response.

China’s MLPS 2.0: Data grab or legitimate attempt to improve domestic cybersecurity?

China’s MLPS 2.0: Data grab or legitimate attempt to improve domestic cybersecurity?

The new version China’s Multi-Level Protection Scheme (MLPS) expands what companies fall under its purview and lower the threshold for government inspection. Should companies with operations in China be concerned?

UK government gives £36 million to Arm to develop secure chips

UK government gives £36 million to Arm to develop secure chips

The government’s investment is a drop in the ocean for an issue that should be front and center for the semiconductor industry.

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