Taiwanese police handed out malware-laden USB sticks as prizes for a security quiz given during an infosec conference in December 2017.
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Economic hardship, availability of the dark web and the concentration of critical data in the workplace and have combined to create new opportunities for insiders.
With less than a year to the GDPR's honeymoon period ending, companies are working towards compliance but seeking help with commercial entities.
Increase in use of printers as an attack vector for hackers: recommended that purchasing decisions include security considerations, not just price.
Rik Ferguson, special advisor to Europol and a luminary of the cyber-security industry, told a keynote audience that there is reason to be just a little hopeful about ransomware.
In a room full of people selling boxes to help with GDPR compliance, SC was told there is no box that can make you GDPR compliant.
Veteran journalist Jeremy Paxman's speech focused entirely on the General Election and said nothing about cyber-security at InfoSecurity Europe 2017 .
Although not addressing cyber-security per se, Dame Stella Rimington's keynote opening speech at InfoSec Europe 2017 painted a warts-and-all picture of MI5, offering some lesson's to today's information security industry.
People are now officially the strongest link in cyber-security and this people-centric approach demands that vendors make their tech easier to use, and organisations implement policies that people will choose to follow.