One in eight people have suffered a healthcare data breach

A quarter of victims had their NI number compromised and 18% saw their biometric identifiers compromised, but most people trust healthcare providers with their data. One in eight consumers in England have had private medical information about them stolen from systems that lack the right level of security, according to a survey. Read more about the […]

Layered defence in the connected world

Read Darren Anstee’s article about how only a layered defence can tackle Internet of Things cyber security threats on IT Pro Portal : The connected world is upon us, and the Internet of Things (IoT) promises more personalised and automated services, optimised resource utilisation, and added convenience, but have we stopped to consider the risks […]

ASX 100 Cyber Health Check Report released: How Australia’s largest companies are tackling online risk

Last year, ASX and ASIC invited the 100 largest listed companies in Australia to participate in a study to assess their awareness of and preparedness to tackle cyber risk — and the results are now in. Read more about the newly released the ASX released the Cyber Health Check Report which reveals that 62% of Australian businesses […]

How healthcare facilities can combat the threat of workplace bullying

Zero tolerance policies are not enough to combat bullying in healthcare facilities, says Margaret Ciocco of the Daily Nurse. Instead, employers need to implement evidence-based training programs, air issues at staff meetings, create policies that address the problem, and remain constantly aware of unit culture throughout their facilities. Read more about the need to combat […]

How Washington, D.C. is preparing for a coordinated terror attack

The threat of a “coordinated terror attack” on American cities remains high, and the recent Paris terror attacks have only raised fears. Now Washington, D.C. is holding a full-scale training exercise at six separate sites in order to prepare for the possibility and to test responses. This will be the city’s first drill that simulates […]

Navy is the latest to implement biometric ID system for base access control

The Navy is overhauling the access control systems at its bases. The service is jettisoning the outdated system in favor of biometric technology. Called the Defense Biometric Identification System, the new technology “is designed to boost access control security at Navy bases through database updates on credential and personnel status changes, force protection conditions, law enforcement warrants and […]

Cybersecurity For Small Businesses: A Primer

Read George Saliba’s cyber security primer for small and medium businesses on New Jersey Business Magazine : Cybersecurity is among the most profound concerns facing businesses today, and this is particularly true for small businesses which may have limited budgets and lack the staff and/or expertise to appropriately address the topic. Read his full article […]

CISO’s fail to keep pace with data breaches

A new survey by cloud computing firm ServiceNow has revealed that the majority of chief information security officers (CISOs) are unable to keep pace with data breaches. ServiceNow commissioned Oxford Economics to survey 300 CISOs and found that more than 80% believe data breaches in their company are going unaddressed. Read about the new survey by […]

64 Percent of Security Pros Can’t Stop a Mobile Data Breach

Sixty-four percent of security professionals doubt their organizations can prevent a breach to employees’ mobile devices, a recent Dimensional Research survey of 410 security leaders found. The survey, sponsored by Check Point Software, also found that 20 percent of businesses have experienced a mobile breach, and another 24 percent don’t know, or can’t tell, whether they’ve […]

Aussie enterprises reactive to security needs to combat data breaches

And Australia and a majority of its Asia Pacific counterparts — 55% to be precise — do not conduct risk assessment studies as a precautionary measure and say they will only do so if there was a security breach or suspected breach. Read about the new study conducted by Frost & Sullivan which reveals that […]