Concerns in the UK Over National, Financial, Internet and Personal Security Have Increased Significantly, According to the 2017 Unisys Security Index

 

LONDON, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

Leading security barometer the only recurring snapshot of security concerns conducted globally shows that war and terrorism rank as the highest security issues cited by the British public with 52 percent citing serious concerns

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Huge leak of US citizen and voter data

 

A cyber security researcher discovered unsecured databases maintained by Deep Root Analytics, a marketing and big data firm linked to the US Republican Party, containing personal information of nearly 200 million voters – thought to be the largest known leak of US citizen data: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/largest-known-leak-us-citizen-data-appears-online-198-million-voter-records-exposed-1626913?utm_campaign=/largest-known-leak-us-citizen-data-appears-online-198-million-voter-records-exposed-1626913

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Nigerian scammers launch phishing attacks against industrial companies

 

News broke on Friday that Nigerian hackers have stolen sensitive commercial data from industrial firms around the world. In a blog post, Kaspersky Lab said that there were over 500 attacked companies in more than 50 countries. Most of these companies are industrial enterprises and large transportation and logistics corporations.

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Surge in applicants eases Britain’s cyber security skills crisis, research by Indeed

 

  • The UK’s cyber security skills gap has shrunk by a third in two years as a wave of high-profile cyber attacks – and rising salaries – drives jobseeker interest
  • British businesses are struggling to recruit enough cyber security professionals, with demand still double supply
  • Research by the world’s biggest job site Indeed concludes that UK Plc remains “at risk” despite a 40% jump in interest from applicants in two years

 

London, 19th June 2017 – A surge in interest from candidates has helped shrink Britain’s cyber security skills gap, but the shortage of expertise means UK Plc remains at risk of cyber attack, according to new data released by the global job site Indeed.

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Ucore Welcomes University of Kentucky to US Rare Earths Consortium

June 19, 2017 – HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) (“Ucore” or the “Company”) is pleased to welcome the University of Kentucky to its recently announced US Rare Earths Consortium (the “Consortium”). The Center for Applied Energy Research at the University of Kentucky (“UK CAER” or the “University”) joins Ucore and its partners in completing the recently awarded US Department of Energy (“USDOE”) US$1M work program (the “Award”). Under the terms of the Award, the Consortium has been tasked with sourcing and concentrating feedstock from US domestic coal tailings, and utilizing Molecular Recognition Technology (“MRT”) to produce a saleable oxide of Critical Rare Earth Elements (“CREE”) to the US market (see Ucore press release dated June 12, 2017).

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Questions for new Met Commissioner on major incidents in London

  • Between May 2013 and June 2017, 18 attempted terror attacks were prevented by the police and security services. Five of these occurred in the past four months – when three terror attacks were also carried out.
  • The Commissioner has said that the nature of the terror threat has changed. As a result, the Met has highlighted the need for the public’s help in identifying people that may be planning to carry out attacks.

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ASTON MARTIN RACING CLAIM 24 HOURS OF LE MANS VICTORY

 

#97 V8 Vantage GTE of Darren Turner, Jonny Adam and Daniel Serra take GTE Pro class victory

Adam takes lead on final lap following intense battle throughout the closing stages

Team break all GTE race and qualifying lap records during race week

Victory ensures clean double points sweep after pole position on Thursday

 

Sunday 18 June, Le Mans, France: Aston Martin Racing has taken victory at the 85th 24 Hours of Le Mans in dramatic style, after Jonny Adam (GB) snatched the GTE Pro lead on the final lap of the iconic endurance race.

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