Russia carried out cyberattacks on British media, energy, telecom sectors: GCHQ

Russian cyberoperatives have attacked Britain’s media as well as its telecommunications and energy sectors over the past year, according to prepared remarks by the head of the government’s main cyberdefense agency. In a speech scheduled for Wednesday in London, Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), declined to provide any details […]


Singaore Aims to Attract Cyber Security Talent With New Portal

Singtel Cyber Security Experience is a nationwide initiative designed to inspire and build the next generation of Cyber Defenders. This is a nationwide initiative sponsored by Singtel, designed using the LifeJourney platform, to raise Cyber literacy among students and teachers. The The programme introduces and inspires all secondary school, ITE, polytechnic, junior college and university students to […]


Singapore Government and Industry Team Up to Tackle Money Laundering

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force will set up a partnership with industry and regulators to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Industry Partnership (ACIP) will invite industry partners, regulators, law enforcement agencies and other […]


UK: 10 Hardest Jobs To Fill In The Booming Fintech Industry

Last month Chancellor Philip Hammond said in a release announcing the Treasury’s first-ever fintech week: “The FinTech sector is one of our fastest growing sectors, adding more than £6.6 billion into the UK’s economy and attracting more than £500 million of investment.” With rapid growth in the sector, concerns have emerged over the talent needed […]


Machine Learning Specialists Among Highest Paid in UK and Ireland

Machine learning specialists command the highest salaries among developers in the UK and Ireland, Stack Overflow’s Developer Hiring Landscape Report reveals. A machine learning specialist receives on average a £56,851 annual salary, 24% higher than the mean wage for developers in the British Isles. Key findings include: • Machine learning specialists command the highest salaries […]

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