Detica

Type: Company
Name: Detica
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

HMRC investigations: the power of Connect systems

It’s no wonder that Mike Hainey speaks about Connect with all the conviction of a new convert, for since its pilot installation in 2008, the data connection tool has helped the taxman secure £3bn in additional tax revenue from £80m initial costs – a 37.5 ... [Published Accountancy Live - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

Phoenix goes for Gold with Huawei after contract blitz

Phoenix IT Group has issued an upbeat company update celebrating contract wins totalling £16m and the attainment of Gold partner status with Huawei.The London-listed IT services outfit today issued a statement to the market claiming that all three of ... [Published Computer Reseller News UK - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Two new appointments for KPMG’s cyber security practice

KPMG has further strengthened its UK cyber security practice with two new senior appointments: a partner and a director.Giles Watkins joins as a partner in the cyber security practice and Del Heppenstall joins as a director to lead the firm’s teams in ... [Published KPMG UK - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

British Politicians In ‘Secret Deal’ To Allow Mass Surveillance Of Public

Privacy campaigners and even MPs have accused UK political leaders of conspiring to allow spooks to continue to conduct mass surveillance on the public by collecting records of phone calls, text messages and internet usage without a legal basis.The British ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Lockheed takes aim at the offshore industry

Lockheed Martin's acquisition of oil & gas cyber security firm Industrial Defender marks a significant expansion into the market for securing critical offshore platforms. What could Lockheed bring to the cyber security situation in the oil & gas sector, ... [Published Offshore Technology - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cyber threat provides economic opportunity

It is no surprise that the government now has cyber threats at the top tier of its national security issues. Cyber crime costs the country billions of pounds a year and attacks can damage the critical national infrastructure.But there is an opportunity ... [Published CIO - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cabinet Office and Capita joint venture to offer cyber security training for boards and CEOs

The Cabinet Office and Capita's joint venture Axelos has moved into the cyber security space to offer training to boards and CEOs.The company's head of cyber resilience best practice, Nick Wilding, told Computing that the firm was launching a new cyber ... [Published Computing.co.uk - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge Fund Hit For Trade Details, Says BAE Systems

A US hedge fund was breached by hackers who stole trade secrets and interfered with its trading, according to security firm BAE Applied Systems, and observers have warned there may be plenty of other similar incidents.The attackers installed malicious ... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Revealed: the MoD's secret cyberwarfare programme

The Ministry of Defence is developing a secret, multimillion-pound research programme into the future of cyberwarfare, including how emerging technologies such as social media and psychological techniques can be harnessed by the military to influence ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 1 reports

'Snake' APTs call for new security approach

Snake malware has infiltrated the UK government for eight years says BAE, and is evolving to attack others. British cyber specialist BAE has issued a “call to arms” to security professionals to find new ways to combat advanced threats, after revealing ... [Published SC Magazine UK - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Feb 26 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

Recent hacks drive up UK security spending

Almost half the UK's top businesses have increased their cyber security spending in the wake of recent high-profile attacks like those on US retailer Target, according to new research. The survey - ‘Business and the Cyber Threat: The Rise of Digital Criminality' ... [Published SC Magazine UK - Feb 26 2014]
First reported Feb 21 2014 - Updated Feb 21 2014 - 1 reports

'Chinese spies' launch new Adobe zero-day attack

A group of Chinese spies are believed to have resurfaced to attack vulnerable political and non-profit groups, after FireEye discovered them using a new zero-day Adobe exploit. It's the second such zero-day attack uncovered by FireEye within a week, following ... [Published SC Magazine UK - Feb 21 2014]

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"We needed something to analyse that data in a more effective way as a key building block required to support the department,’ says Hainey."
...at over £16m, which demonstrates we're off to an early but encouraging start with our new strategy," said Phoenix chief executive Steve Vaughan. "The task ahead is to ensure we translate these early, individual proof points into sustained momentum."
"Phoenix will implement support desk systems and run these to defined service levels for a period of three and five years respectively" the LSE-listed company said in statement to the City
...According to Stephanie Daman, chief executive officer of Cyber Security Challenge, there is already a skills gap in the sector. "If we want to strengthen our capabilities and realise all the opportunities in this space we need a lot more cyber security professionals" she said

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HMRC investigations: the power of Connect systems [Published Accountancy Live - Jul 21 2014]
Phoenix goes for Gold with Huawei after contrac... [Published Computer Reseller News UK - Jul 16 2014]
Brit biz Phoenix IT Group confirms £16m of cont... [Published The Register - Jul 16 2014]
Phoenix IT Group PLC : Business Update [Published Investegate - Jul 16 2014]
Two new appointments for KPMG’s cyber security ... [Published KPMG UK - Jul 11 2014]
British Politicians In ‘Secret Deal’ To Allow M... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 10 2014]
Lockheed takes aim at the offshore industry [Published Offshore Technology - Jul 09 2014]
Cyber threat provides economic opportunity [Published CIO - Jun 27 2014]
Cabinet Office and Capita joint venture to offe... [Published Computing.co.uk - Jun 24 2014]
Hedge Fund Hit For Trade Details, Says BAE Systems [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Jun 23 2014]
Revealed: the MoD's secret cyberwarfare programme [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 16 2014]
'Snake' APTs call for new security approach [Published SC Magazine UK - Mar 07 2014]
Recent hacks drive up UK security spending [Published SC Magazine UK - Feb 26 2014]
BT bets big on cybersecurity with hiring blitz [Published Computer Reseller News UK - Feb 26 2014]
'Chinese spies' launch new Adobe zero-day attack [Published SC Magazine UK - Feb 21 2014]
More SpyEye Guilty Pleas [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jan 29 2014]
Public sector digital framework firms announced [Published PublicTechnology.net - Nov 12 2013]
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