Welcome to the August 2017 edition of Cyber World – a monthly magazine published by Secgate that brings you the latest news in the world of cyber security.
Cyber World offers the latest analyses and opinions from leading industry professionals, academics and the policy community. In this edition, we present a special guest contribution by Kevin Murphy, President of the ISACA Scottish Chapter and Vice-President of ISC2 (Scotland) as well as Cyber Security, Risk, Privacy & Fraud Specialist at the Royal Bank of Scotland. We also have an expert analysis by Philippe Tourron, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Directorate of Digital Services at Marseille Public University Hospital System (AP–HM). Moreover, we have contributions by Marco Essomba, Founder, CTO and Executive Chairman of iCyber-Security Group on ‘Protecting your network infrastructure and apps against DDoS attacks’; an article by Lubna Aboukufa, Cyber Security Analyst at Secgate and MSc student in Risk Management at City, University of London on ‘Is Security Compliance Enough to Keep the Lights On?’, the first in a series of articles by Lubna on the security of Critical National Infrastructure (CNI); analyses on ‘Metasploit’ and ‘MFA Authentication: Algorithms, Devices, and Frameworks’ as well as a ‘Rising Star’ interview with Jessica Williams, a Cyber Security Technical Consultant at BT. Last, but not least, we present a ‘Future Leaders’ contribution by Ela Berners-Lee, a PhD student in Information (Cyber) Security at Royal Holloway, University of London.