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Only 45% of organizations have a structured plan for GDPR compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in 2018, making organizations accountable for personal data protection including how and where data is stored and how it is

Industry Insights

Destructive Cyber Attacks

These attacks have grown significantly in scope and severity over the past twenty years.Over that past twenty years, destructive cyber-attacks have increased significantly, especially ones conducted by nation states. Given

Identity Theft

How A Productive IT Department Improves Data Security

Have you thought seriously about the ramifications that could happen to a business due to a data security breach?Such an event damages reputations, can be extremely costly and usually causes

Identity Theft

Sonic Breach

In response to today’s report of a breach at fast food giant Sonic which may impact millions of credit & debit cards, and which are believed for sale on the

Software

Private, But Not Secure: HTTPS is Hiding Cybercrime

Encrypted communications have boomed in popularity in the aftermath of the Snowden leaks in 2013, which has ironically opened up a new pathway for cybercriminals. Since those fateful revelations years

Hardware/Network

DDoS attacks continue to target IoT networks

The second quarter of this year has seen DDoS attacks continue to target IoT networks according to attack protection specialist Nexusguard.Nexusguard gathers DDoS attack data through botnet scanning, honeypots, ISPs

Mobile

Dirty COW Linux vulnerability reappears as ZNIU malware threat to Android users

It has been quite some time — nearly a year in fact — since we were talking about the Dirty COW vulnerability affecting the Linux kernel. Now the vulnerability is

IT Compliance

UK businesses ‘aren’t budgeting for IT security’

Mimecast report reveals a shockingly high number of businesses haven’t allocated security and data protection budgets.New research has claimed that an alarming amount of organisations have not allocated specific budget

Vendor News

Cloudflare aims to end DDoS attacks

New Unmetered Mitigation feature hopes to give SMBs and individual users alike the tools needed to fight off such an attack.In an effort to protect all of its users from

Industry Insights

Which security investments make a difference?

Costly cyber attacks are having a significant and growing financial impact on businesses worldwide. According to Accenture and the Ponemon Institute, in 2017 the average cost of cyber crime globally