Life’s a Breach: Dissecting a Year of Devastating Data Breaches

Read Anshul Garg dissect the data breaches of 2016 on Security Intelligence : Several major data breaches thrust cybersecurity into the global spotlight in 2016. In the Asia-Pacific region, for example, cybercriminals stole 100 GB of government data from the Indian state of Kerala and made off with 300 GB of voter data in the […]

2016: The Year of the Mega Breach

“Excuse me, are you aware of what’s happening right now? We’re facing 20 billion security events every day. DDoS campaigns, ransomware, malware attacks …” says a woman sternly to an associate in a recently aired commercial featuring Watson and IBM Security. Read why 2016 was a the year of a mega breach on Security Intelligence.

2016: The Year of the Mega Breach

Read why Michelle Alvarez says that 2016 was the year of mega breach on Security Intelligence : “Excuse me, are you aware of what’s happening right now? We’re facing 20 billion security events every day. DDoS campaigns, ransomware, malware attacks …” says a woman sternly to an associate in a recently aired commercial featuring Watson […]

Number of data breaches rose by 86% in 2016

The findings of the Breach Level Index, released by Gemalto, have revealed an 86% increase in the number of data records compromised worldwide in 2016. The index shows that 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 billion data records being compromised last year, a huge increase in comparison to 2015. Read about the new Breach Level […]

2016 saw huge glut of data breaches, with 1.4bn files compromised

New research into the global damage of security breaches has revealed an extensive cache of stolen data records, totalling 1.4bn. Trying to quantify the number of data breaches in any particular year might seem like a tall order. Not only are SMEs unprepared for the security challenges that face them, but companies such as Yahoo are […]

2016 Saw 1.4 Billion Records Compromised in Hack Attacks: Gemalto

One thousand seven hundred and ninety-two data breaches compromised nearly 1.4 billion records last year, according to Gemalto’s Breach Level Index. The publication is the product of a global database of publicly disclosed breaches. Read more about the new Gemalto’s Breach Level Index which reveals that a whopping 1.4 billion records were compromised in hack attacks in […]

Top 4 big data and analytics trends of 2016

Like mobile and cloud, big data and advanced analytics have been reshaping organizations and business processes. In 2016, organizations increasingly moved data analytics projects into production as they sought the capability to better interrogate internal and external data to better understand their customers and drive efficiencies. Read about the top 4 big data and analytics […]

FraudBuzz: Looking ahead by looking back

Typically, at this time of year, we start to look back at the events that shaped our work lives in order to predict or hypothesize how our new year may take shape. Will fraud be worse in 2017? Perhaps many of you are wondering if we will see a new threat emerge that takes up […]

10 Biggest Security Stories of 2016

“As the denial of service (DDOS) attack against Dyn shook the internet a little over a week ago, it brought to the public forefront the changing dynamics of power in the online world. In the kinetic world of the past, the nation state equivalent was all-powerful, since it alone could raise the funds necessary to […]

Biggest Data Breaches of the Year 2016

With digital advancements you would expect some progress in halting cybercrime. But wait!! The graph of data breach statistics was trending up as the year progressed. While we hoped for a more secure year for our online world, the scammers showed us just the opposite. Read about biggest data breaches of the year 2016 on Techspective.