Sourcebase Reports

Country briefing exerts and analysis from KCS Group

Ashley Madison: An Ethical Hack?

One of the most curious things about the Ashley Madison data leaks was the lack of any initial desire to monetise the data. Once the database was compromised, there was … Continue reading

August 27, 2015

Hackers already exploiting Shellshock flaw

Barely 24 hours after US cyber security officials alerted organisations to its existence, hackers have begun to weaponise the Shellshock loophole in computer systems around the world in damaging online attacks. … Continue reading

September 29, 2014

What could your compromised computer be doing without you knowing?

It’s interesting to view from the statistics shown in Figure 4. “The number of breaches per threat actor category over time” taken from the Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report[1] … Continue reading

September 12, 2014

Cyber crime wake-up call

Mounting levels of cyber crime and industrial espionage are sounding a long-awaited and much- needed wake-up call in the ears of corporate executives. Despite estimated global losses to cyber crime … Continue reading

September 8, 2014

Advanced Malware, Zero-Day and APT attacks – KCS reviews the next generation in cyber defense products

Businesses and in particular their CISCO’s (Chief Information Security Officer’s) live in an era of complex challenges when defending digital property from the prolific advanced threat of present day cyber … Continue reading

August 26, 2014

Gaza and Crimea conflicts could have been predicted by monitoring cyber attacks

A surge in cyber attacks preceded both the conflict in Ukraine and in Gaza, new research has found – leading to suggestions that the technique could be used to predict … Continue reading

August 15, 2014

Are UK employers embracing graphology?

Handwriting analysis, or to give it its proper name graphology, has become the UK’s latest tool in high-level HR screening. The science of graphology, or handwriting analysis, is fast becoming … Continue reading

August 14, 2014

KCS Group adds Sentinel to protect against cyber attack

Security firm KCS Group Europe continues to bolster the options it can deliver and has added Sentinel from ZoneFox to its portfolio to allow clients to monitor data interaction across their … Continue reading

July 31, 2014

Hackers to target managed IT services suppliers

The managed IT services market is worth over $142bn per annum and is set to grow dramatically in European countries such as the UK, according to research from MarketsandMarkets. But … Continue reading

July 30, 2014

Russia security briefing: The Political Outlook

The Impact of Russia’s hard line In a number of KCS papers on the Russian economy KCS has debated as to whether there is scope for liberal (economic) reform on … Continue reading

July 25, 2014