London Police launch Cyber Griffin initiative for Square Mile firms

The City of London Police recently launched a new initiative to offer threat briefings, incident response training, and other guidance to businesses located in London’s Square Mile to help them secure themselves better from cyber-threats. The launch of the initiative, dubbed Cyber Griffin, takes place at a time when the force is routinely inducting Special Constables to…

Cyber Warfare: The Threat From Nation States

The nature of warfare has shifted from physical to online, seeing a deluge of state-sponsored cyber assaults on the West. The issue was put under the global spotlight last month (April), when the UK and US made an unprecedented joint statement blaming Russia for cyber-attacks on businesses and consumers. The announcement – which is the first…

House Dem wants more oversight of Homeland Security’s cyber mission

A Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee wants members to take more of an interest in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) mission to secure federal networks and critical infrastructure from hackers. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) issued a report Monday calling on the panel’s Homeland Security subcommittee to hold budget hearings on the department’s cyber mission and…

City of London Police launches cyber security initiative

The City of London Police is launching a drive to make the Square Mile more resilient to cyber attacks, as the financial services sector sharpens its focus on defending against online criminals. The Cyber Griffin initiative is being launched at the Investment Association’s first cyber security conference for the asset management industry — the sector…