PwC: UK Firms in the Dark Over Cyber-Attacks

UK organizations are unprepared for cyber-attacks, lack visibility into threats and aren’t doing enough to collaborate internally and externally, according to PwC. The professional services giant’s Global State of Information Security Survey 2018 polled 560 executives from UK companies and public sector organizations of all sizes. Read about the new report by PwC which reveals that […]

Beazley publishes special US healthcare data breach insights report

Timed to coincide with the 2017 American Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) conference, leading specialist insurer Beazley has today published a special data breach report for the US healthcare sector. Read the new US healthcare data breach insights report by Beazley which reveals that unintended disclosure accounted for 41% of data breach incidents reported to […]

Curbing the impact of data breaches

Read Brad Hibbert highlight 10 steps to stop lateral movement in data breaches on ITP : First, the attackers penetrate the perimeter but more than likely, they execute a successful drive-by download or launch a phishing attack to compromise a user’s system and establish a foothold inside the network; all the while flying ‘under the radar’ […]

Cybersecurity: into the data breach

A significant issue to address as the new payments ecosystem evolves is that of cybersecurity. During the past few years, cyberattacks and crimes have increased across the globe, with corporate and financial institution entities, large and small, targeted. Read all about data breach on Banking Tech.

The silver lining on the Equifax breach

Read why Tom Pendergast says that there is a silver lining in the Equifax data breach on CSO Online : By any measure, the recent Equifax data breach was and is a disaster: in exposing the personal information of 143 million American consumers, it could cause years of trouble for all involved. It also revealed all […]

Data security and breach notification in the USA

Brittany M. Bacon, Lisa J. Sotto, Jeffrey Dunifon, Aaron P. Simpson, Ryan P. Logan and Maeve Olney’s article about the state data security and data breach notification in the United States on Lexology : Sector-specific laws impose information safeguarding requirements on covered entities in certain industry sectors. For example, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act requires financial institutions […]

What to Do When You Find Yourself in the Data Breach Club

Read Veronica Jackson’s article about what companies who have suffered a data breach can do on JDSupra : In the wake of the latest massive data breach, this one involving Equifax, more and more companies are likely wondering what they should do in the event that they are faced with a data breach that exposes the […]

Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme: draft guidance materials demonstrate that preparation is paramount

Read David Benson and Sam Fiddian explain the new data breach guidelines issued by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) on Lexology : On 29 September 2017, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) released its latest tranche of draft guidance materials. Those materials provide greater clarity as to the OAIC’s expectations of entities which […]

Where are They Now: Catching Up with 4 Past Data Breaches

Read Jocelyn Baird take a look at the past four big data breaches on Next Advisor : In the immediate aftermath of a large-scale data breach, you see and hear plenty of information about it as the story unfolds. Some data breaches remain in the news for a few months, while others fade away after just […]

Most APAC firms have suffered breach, but security still not priority at board level

Most businesses in Asia-Pacific have experienced a security breach, but 44 percent of IT decisions makers believe cybersecurity still is not a top priority at boardroom discussions. Read about the new report by Fortinet which reveals that 86 percent of organisations from APAC region had suffered a security breach over the past couple of years but […]