Zurich insurance is subject to a $100 million damages claim by US food company Mondelez for not paying out a claim related to the NotPetya cyber-attacks with the insurer citing war exclusion clause.
"Every customer that we see is going through some form of digital transformation (so we are talking about) ... how security plays into that, and what some of the challenges are in managing digital risk."
GDPR has opened up corporate and public minds to the importance of data privacy, but even with punitive fines looming, many organisations failed to prepare, and as infractions work their way through the system, there are more serious consequences to come.
More extensive that ever: AI-driven chat-bots to Zero-day mining as a service, Fuzzing; 5G, successes & failures of GDPR, loss of faith in the public internet, the IOT, breaches, Sim-jacking, skills shortage, ROI, death of privacy, failure to evolve and a host of novel new threats and solutions.
Two strikes by FBI: multiple botnets disrupted in anti-fraud op; two indicted for £24m Iranian SamSam ransomware campaign
FBI successes: Botnet manipulating 1.7 million IPs in US and Europe taken down, and separately two Iranians indicted in US for SamSam ransomware extortion against US and Canadian victims.
"I don't ever want to get a position because I am a woman, I want to get it because I am the right person for the job." - Sian John MBE, chief security advisor, cyber-security solutions group Microsoft
SC Interview: Sian John, Microsoft - the push for security-by-design and IIOT/desktop network separation
Sian John, chief security advisor, Microsoft, took time out from Microsoft Future Decoded 2018 to explain the organisation's drive for security-by-design, and support for separating industrial and desktop networks.
UK joint parliamentary committee on national security strategy calls for greater political leadership on cyber-defence with a call for a cyber-security minister in the Cabinet to provide greater strategic direction.
The Internet celebrates its 50th birthday - an awesome system that's insecure with new insecure access devices being added exponentially. If we do want change, we have to do it now says Berners Lee.
Google knows lots about us, but it has to tread a balance between using that data to enhance services, while respecting our privacy and keeping our details secure.