This week's ICYMI column looks at a tea shop data breach, analysis on the Venom flaw and concerns over 'burnt-out' security professionals.
A famous cartoon once said, "On the internet, no one knows you're a dog". But millions of users of online dating site Adult Friend Finder may discover that far more is known about them than they would care to admit.
The ICO has called for a more 'practical' approach to data protection regulation in light of advancing technology, limited resources and the incoming EU Data Generation Protection Regulation - and this might result in more 'tellings off' and less fines.
The directors of Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate have pledged to harden security on the Bettys.co.uk website and keep customers informed, after details of 122,000 customers were lost in a data breach.
A new report into the ethics of security professionals reveals some eye-opening findings on hidden data breaches, and how incidents are being used to push for bigger budgets.
March's landmark ruling by the London Court of Appeal that just three UK persons could sue Google over cookie privacy violation has far reaching consequences as far as breach compensation is concerned.
The latest ICYMI column looks at the latest WordPress XSS flaw, costly data breaches and the return of the controversial "Snooper's Charter".
New research suggests that the rapid digitisation of consumer's lives, combined with increasing cyber-crime activity, will push data breach losses up to US$ 2.1 trillion (£1.34 trillion) globally by 2019.
Geofencing can restrict access to devices or applications while inside a company's perimeter, making it impossible for devices outside the perimeter to access the network explains Roman Foeckl
Senior heads of security don't trust cyber-insurance products, viewing with scepticism the chances of getting a payout in the event of a cyber-attack, according to research from KPMG.
A team of cyber criminals has given Michael O'Leary something to get seriously upset about. A malware scam has relieved the Irish budget airline of $5.5m and researchers say that the banking malware Dyre Wolf is to blame.
Three researchers from Iowa State University have studied brainwaves in a bid to find out which employees are the biggest liabilities when it comes to information security.
US President Barack Obama's emails were stolen by Russian hackers, according to new claims.
European and Asian organisations were targeted by the CozyDuke advanced persistent threat (APT) attack, revealed an executive with Kaspersky Lab.
This week's ICYMI column looks at the top stories on SC from the last week, from the breach blame game and Anonymous hackers to the discovery and patching of critical SSL and Magento flaws.
Information is the lifeblood of modern business, no less so than in the lofty eyries of the legal eagles, where sensitive client information is analysed and monetised.
Discovery of data theft leads to Google pulling more than 200 dodgy extensions from Chrome Web Store.
Linux Australia president Joshua Hesketh, says that a "malicious individual" had used a RAT to access Linux Australia's main conference database resulting in a data breach.
The British government has teamed up with the Royal Bank of Scotland and insurance broker Marsh to help develop the local cyber-insurance market, after its own report indicated that few businesses are covered in the event of a data breach.
This week's In Case You Missed It column looks at the top five articles on SC this week, including new Facebook flaws, 'Freak' attacks and the trade-offs with 'smart' cities.
Two new studies reveal that despite a third of UK businesses suffering a breach in the last year, most organisations severely overestimate their readiness to respond to an incident.
The latest ICYMI columns looks at the top five stories on SC this week, from our exclusive on the cyber-security skills gap to the TalkTalk breach affecting four million customers.
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SC Magazine UK Articles
- Scone: Bettys Tea Shop loses 122,000 customer records in data breach
- Cyber-security now the top concern for financial services
- Update: GCHQ and police hackers protected by revised Computer Misuse Act
- UK web admin tool infected to access 'gold mine' of data
- 'Burnt-out' security pros hide breaches, demand bigger budgets
- ICYMI: Tea-loving hackers, Venom flaw and overworked CISOs
- Leaky Bluetooth smartphones & wearables can be tracked from 100m away
- 'The best defence is a good offence' in evolving security, networking market
- BSI targets security of internet-enabled health apps
- UK's FCA rejects new EU guidelines on online payments