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Identity Theft

Cyber Breach Planning: Lessons From The Equifax Breach

Last week, Canada’s federal Privacy Commissioner issued its decision in the Equifax data breach, citing several concerns with security safeguards and governance processes against Equifax Canada and its US parent

Software

Norsk Hydro Loses $40 Million After Ransomware Attack

It has been reported that Norsk Hydro may have lost $40 million following last week’s ransomware attack. On a preliminary basis, the financial impact during the first week was estimated at between

Hardware/Network

7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cyber Security Threats

A KPMG survey on 1000 small and medium-sized businesses in the UK revealed that 51% don’t believethey are vulnerable to cyber breaches. Ironically, 60% of the businesses surveyed had experienced cyber security

Industry Insights

Why The Cybersecurity Talent Shortage Is The Greatest Threat Businesses Face Today

With the tech sector booming and unemployment rates low, cybersecurity talent can be hard to recruit and retain. Every company faces an ever-evolving onslaught from hackers in one form or

IT Compliance

8 months of GDPR: 59,000+ reported breaches, 91 fines

A little over eight months have passed since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable, but it’s becoming clear that sweeping data breaches under the carpet has become

Hardware/Network

Hacker behind Collection #1 credential database identified

The threat actor was believed to be working on this breach for over two to three years. Known by the pseudonym ‘C0rpz’, it was hinted that there was more than

Industry Insights

Business resilience should be a core company strategy, so why are businesses struggling to take action?

A recent survey showed that only 51% of U.S. business decision makers say their organization is definitely as resilient as it needs to be against disruptions such as cyber threats.

Identity Theft

Breach — How To Find Out If Your Password Has Been Stolen

Yesterday, it emerged that a set of over 2.7 billion email addresses and passwords had been posted to a hacking forum for anyone to see in a mega-breach dubbed Collection #1. The

Hardware/Network

Companies still struggle to detect IoT device breaches

Only 48% of businesses can detect if any of their IoT devices suffers a breach, according to Gemalto. This comes despite companies having an increased focus on IoT security. With

Software

Phishing: The future is zero tolerance

Phishing has long been the proverbial thorn in an organization’s side. It doesn’t have the glitz and glamor of many other headline-grabbing hacks, such as the latest zero-day or ransomware