cyber security

Plymouth expert: Everyone’s passwords are for sale on the dark web

Virtually everyone living in Plymouth has had their passwords stolen – and they’re all up for sale on the dark web.

And now local businesses need to take greater steps to protect themselves, and stop hackers from breaking into their systems.

“This is such a huge problem, literally affecting everyone. Yet, so few people are aware of it,” said data security expert Martin...

PSP company provides outstanding insights into on-line security products

With the growing threat of on-line targeted crime, companies looking to boost on-line security are being given a massive boost by a Plymouth Science Park based firm, Expert Insights.

The team is dedicated to testing and accessing leading security products and providing scores on a number of set criteria, so clients can choose which system suits their needs best and so save any ‘...

South West Cyber Security firm launches unique apprenticeship programme

Leading edge cyber security experts have just launched the first Cyber Security apprenticeship programme, which includes GCHQ certified courses, at Plymouth Science Park.

The course is the first of its kind in the country and its purpose-built teaching rooms were unveiled by BluescreenIT (BIT) this week.

It follows 14 years of continued growth for the company - which is fast...

Web threats exposed by top UK cyber security team based at Plymouth Science Park

Plymouth-based cyber security specialists have identified potentially serious attacks and vulnerabilities in commercial computer networks across the South West.

Protected by state of the art firewalls, and based at one of the most technologically advanced civilian technological hubs in the UK, the team has been able to monitor more than 1,000 devices for more than a month.

BIT...

Is Your Business Cyber Secure?

Cyber security poses a very real threat for business large and small, whether they realise it or not. Any company with infrastructure vulnerabilities is unfortunately susceptible to a cyberattack, such as ransomware, worms and Trojans, which can have financial, operational and reputational repercussions for a business.

So, is your business cyber secure? If not, here is how you can...

Cyber Security Consultation at Plymouth Science Park

Plymouth Science Park tenants are asking the west country business community to come forward with their experience of cyber fraud.

Devon and Cornwall Business Council, who recently relocated their HQ to Plymouth Science Park, will be holding a half-day conference to discuss the subject.

Up to thirty spaces are available for the morning talk session at Plymouth Science Park,...

Plymouth University chosen to launch cyber security bursary

Plymouth University has been chosen to launch a major new scheme aimed at developing the cyber security skills needed to protect the nation’s commerce and infrastructure.

The Cyber Security Skills Alliance (CSSA) has teamed up with four leading universities to offer sponsorship that will support those studying for Masters-level degrees in cyber security.

The aim is to equip...