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SC Magazine - Gone Phishing - how to reel in CEO fraud

SC Magazine - Gone Phishing - how to reel in CEO fraud

Threat Intelligence is increasingly needed within email security solutions as an additional layer to detect otherwise undetectable attacks.
Nikkei - Customer data leak in UK BA test for GDPR compliance

Nikkei - Customer data leak in UK BA test for GDPR compliance

英航空大手ブリティッシュ・エアウェイズ(BA)のウェブサイトから約38万件の顧客情報が盗まれた。5月に欧州連合(EU)で一般データ保護規則(GDPR)が施行後、最大規模の個人情報流出だ。同社はただちに当局や顧客らに通知し、事態の収拾に乗り出した。GDPR下で初の重大事案として、企業や監督当局の対応が関係者から注目されている。
The Telegraph - British Airways hack: How to find out if your data was stolen and steps to stay secure

The Telegraph - British Airways hack: How to find out if your data was stolen and steps to stay secure

Nearly 400,000 passengers have been caught up in yet another PR disaster for British Airways, with the airline the victim of a “sophisticated and malicious” security hack.
The Guardian - How did hackers manage to lift the details of BA customers?

The Guardian - How did hackers manage to lift the details of BA customers?

As British Airways reels from yet another IT scandal, speculation about how the “world’s favourite airline” could allow the credit card details of 380,000 customers to be stolen from under its nose for two weeks swirls.
Information Security Buzz - Security Experts Comments – British Airways Data Breach

Information Security Buzz - Security Experts Comments – British Airways Data Breach

In response to the news that British Airways has launched an “urgent” investigation and notified police after hundreds of thousands of customers’ personal and financial details were stolen, IT security experts commented below.
The Independent - Tour de France live stream sites that let cycling fans watch online for free could pose risk

The Independent - Tour de France live stream sites that let cycling fans watch online for free could pose risk

When you use these websites, you are putting your device and potentially your entire network at risk. This means that if you're using an illegal site at work, you could well be putting the whole company at risk.
The Express - World Cup 2018 live stream: Is it illegal to stream the World Cup online?

The Express - World Cup 2018 live stream: Is it illegal to stream the World Cup online?

THE WORLD CUP 2018 is well underway, with the first round of group stage games now complete. Millions of football fans worldwide have been tuning in to watch the action on the dozens of licensed TV channels worldwide, but is it illegal to stream the World Cup online?
The Independent - World Cup streaming: Some free live feeds online can endanger football fans who try to watch them

The Independent - World Cup streaming: Some free live feeds online can endanger football fans who try to watch them

Links to live streams are being posted to illegal streaming sites – many of which are easily accessible through Google – as football fans turn to piracy sites to watch matches that are not freely available in their own country.
System Centre Magazine - Can AI smarts replace humans in the Security Operations Centre?

System Centre Magazine - Can AI smarts replace humans in the Security Operations Centre?

Newly published research suggests 27 percent of enterprise security teams see more than 1 million alerts per day, and more than half of IT professionals admit they are struggling to identify critical incidents and false positives alike.
System Centre Magazine - Why is UK business the most breached across Europe?

System Centre Magazine - Why is UK business the most breached across Europe?

According to the latest Thales Data Threat Report published today, the UK holds the dubious honour of being the most breached country in Europe across the last 12 months. So why is that?
Computer Business Review - 10,200 Records of Child Data Leaked Owing to TeenSafe Server Exposure

Computer Business Review - 10,200 Records of Child Data Leaked Owing to TeenSafe Server Exposure

UK-based security researcher Robert Wiggins this week revealed that purportedly “secure” app, TeenSafe, based in Los Angeles, left two servers, hosted on AWS, unprotected and accessible by anyone without a password. At least one server, which is used by the app for parents to monitor their teenagers’ phone activity, leaked information belonging to 10,200 children including unencrypted passwords, p...
Information Age - Why healthcare companies have to let employees use ‘scary’ web services

Information Age - Why healthcare companies have to let employees use ‘scary’ web services

Doctors, nurses, and a multitude of administrative staff need rapid access to patient data - it can literally be the difference between life and death. However, easy access to data comes at the cost of misuse.
Compare the cloud - Cloud Malware – The perfect breeding ground, ignore it and it will bite you

Compare the cloud - Cloud Malware – The perfect breeding ground, ignore it and it will bite you

The constant struggle to keep malware out of the organisation and deal with it when the inevitable ingress occurs is a well-trodden path for CIOs. But as organisations reach further into the cloud for essential everyday capability, the cloud malware landscape has taken on a new dimension – one where the cloud is a route for its distribution.
Express - What is Cambridge Analytica? Could the data breach scandal bring down Facebook?

Express - What is Cambridge Analytica? Could the data breach scandal bring down Facebook?

The London-based company and Facebook came under fire this week after landing in the biggest data breach and fake news scandal of the year. Cambridge Analytica (CA) stands accused of harvesting data from 50 million Facebook users without their consent and failing to delete it.
Newsweek - #DeleteFacebook Is Trending, Is This the End of the Social Network?

Newsweek - #DeleteFacebook Is Trending, Is This the End of the Social Network?

Facebook is facing an unprecedented backlash, with frustrated users banding together on Twitter under the hashtag #DeleteFacebook in protest of Facebook’s data and privacy policies. The wave of ill-feeling comes in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
CRN - The 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors Of The 2018 Cloud 100

CRN - The 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors Of The 2018 Cloud 100

CensorNet was founded in February 2007 and began shipping a cloud access security broker eight years later. Derived from its existing secure web gateway platform, the company is positioned to capture traffic and see the flow of data to and from SaaS applications. The company also helps with compliance mandates by monitoring sensitive data and generating reports about what it sees.
Information Age - The new definition of personal data in the GDPR era

Information Age - The new definition of personal data in the GDPR era

When a business has data centres placed strategically throughout the world, how can business leaders prepare for when GDPR truly becomes a reality later this year
Small Business - How to strengthen the weakest link in your cyber security chain

Small Business - How to strengthen the weakest link in your cyber security chain

Last Sunday marked the 11th annual Data Protection Day. An event which, as its name suggests, was created to champion the importance of protecting what has become every business’s most valuable asset… Data.
Information Security Buzz - Tech/Cyber Security Predictions

Information Security Buzz - Tech/Cyber Security Predictions

Orchestration and Automation. In 2018, cybersecurity orchestration and automation will increase in both relevance and adoption.This will be driven by the well-documented skills shortage within the sector, alongside the ever-expanding threat landscape. Over recent years, as the number of cyber risks have increased, so too have the alerts coming through various security systems, overwhelming the lim...
GDPR:Report - Confessions of a Cyber Security Vendor CEO: “We don’t have all the answers to GDPR”

GDPR:Report - Confessions of a Cyber Security Vendor CEO: “We don’t have all the answers to GDPR”

The 25th of May 2018. For many, that date will have registered little interest when the first official draft of the EU General Data Protection Regulation was published back in 2012.