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GDPR and cyber-risk insurance: how can insurers improve their cyber-risk products

Just shy of GDPR’s two-year anniversary, businesses, from large multinationals to the corner store, must consider data protection in their operations. Faced with new requirements, such as data security, prudent

Software

The Top 10 Employer Cybersecurity Concerns For Employees Regarding Remote Work

Employers are responding to COVID-19 by allowing, and even mandating remote working. Companies ranging from Amazon, Microsoft and Google to local design shops have asked employees to work from home. While

Vendor News

KBR to Strengthen Cybersecurity of USAF Systems

KBR Inc., an American engineering, procurement, and construction company, announced that it was awarded US$26.8 million contract to provide cybersecurity engineering support to the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC)

Software

11 Types of Spoofing Attacks Every Security Professional Should Know About

The term “spoofing” might have a comic implication in some contexts, but it’s no joke when it comes to information security. In fact, this is a subject matter of a

Industry Insights

Cyber security guidance for remote working

In these challenging times, it’s sad to learn that cyber criminals are only increasing their activity as they look to capitalise on the Covid-19 crisis. With the NCSC (National Cyber

Industry Insights

The Coronavirus is Already Taking Effect on Cyber Security– This is How CISOs Should Prepare

Cynet has revealed new data, showing that the Coronavirus now has a significant impact on information security and that the crisis is actively exploited by threat actors. Click here to

Industry Insights Software

Coronavirus Scam Alert: Watch Out For These Risky COVID-19 Websites And Emails

Cybercriminals and nation state-sponsored spies didn’t take long to catch onto the coronavirus panic. Research released Thursday shows crooks and snoops have been rapidly registering vast numbers of potentially-malicious websites

Industry Insights

Ransomware getting more fearsome, but there’s reason for optimism

Cybercriminals continued a barrage of attacks in 2019, spurred on by botnets of infected IoT devices and by attacker interest in the Eternal Blue vulnerability. A report from F-Secure documents a steep increase in

Mobile

Better Mobile Security with a Mobile Threat Defense Plan

Although I wasn’t exactly surprised by the alleged Saudi hack of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, it’s unusual that one of my annual New Year’s prognostications is so quickly proven accurate.