Survey: close to 66% of organisations now hardware encrypt their data compared with half last year, but 27 % equated a lack of encryption as being a main cause of a data breach at their organisation
The US Commerce Department has temporarily relieved China's Huawei of its inclusion on the US federal Entity List, allowing the company to continue to operate with its business partners for 90 days.
An online POS skimmer used by one of the Magecart groups has been injecting an iframe that tracks the card details
Scams that offer the promise of getting rich quick though crypto-currency investments have tripled in the UK, swindling close to £28 million in the past twelve months, say the FCA and Action Fraud
Google has stopped supporting Android updates on Huawei smartphones, after the Trump administration blacklisted the company and affiliates, according to a newswire report.
European Union members including the UK have launched a new regime that imposes EU sanctions on organised crime and state-sponsored cyber-attackers.
A coordinated international law enforcement operation in Europe and the US an has dismantled the GozNym cybercriminal network responsible for some €100 million of theft from its victims.
A slew of government websites in Russia are reported to provide easy access to the personal and passport details of nearly 2.3 million citizens, including government employees and high-ranking politicians.
Brussels report finds that €56 million of fines have been handed out since GDPR enacted while UK survey reports that people in the country say businesses aren't doing enough to protect their personal data.
China responds to Huawei restrictions - tightens data privacy regulations & scrutiny of foreign firms
The Chinese government has tightened data privacy regulations, bringing cloud computing and the internet of things under the ambit of its existing "multilevel protection scheme" (MLPS), according to news reports.
Equifax estimates it has spent about US$1.4 billion (£1.1 billion) recovering from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personally identifiable information of 148 million customers.
Neurodiversity - a route to fill the cyber-security skills shortage or a necessary alternate perspective?
Neurodiversity describes those on the autistic spectrum as well as people with ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia. Increasing diversity offers different ways of thinking to stay one step ahead of cyber-attacks.
NSA tools were in use by the Buckeye group well before Shadow Brokers leaked them, research claims
Israel Defence Forces launched an air strike last Saturday against a building that it says housed Hamas cyber-forces that had recently attempted a failed offensive operation against Israeli targets.
Europol has taken down both the Wall Street Market,considered the second largest illegal online market on the dark web, and Silkkitie, aka The Valhalla Marketplace.
If the UK leads the world in cybersecurity, why does it need someone to crow about it? Brexit, perchance?
Basic cyber security features to be built into products under new rules
Move comes as social media giant sets aside $3 billion for privacy fine in US
"Exercise in a box" could help organisations to check readiness for cyberattacks
Leaked report says Chinese hardware vendor can supply "non-core" equipment
'123456' and 'Liverpool' among insecure passwords
Cyberattackers strike numerous embassies in Europe with malicious emails
Ukrainian government targetted by a spear-phishing-based malware campaign by hackers with "competent cyber-espionage capabilities" calling themselves the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR).
The European Commission has acknowledged in a public document issued this week that it possesses no evidence to support the notion that software from Russia-based Kaspersky Lab software is malicious.
Age-verification arrangements should only be concerned with verifying age, not identity say the UK government as it brings in mandatory restrictions on access to online pornography.
CISOs are turning to drink, drugs & meditation to overcome the inevitability of breaches in the face of inadequate human or financial resources to defend their organisations; as 1 in 5 are available 24/7.
The ICO fined pregnancy and parenting club Bounty UK £400,000 for illegally sharing personal data of more than 14 million people with third parties for the purpose of electronic direct marketing.
The WPA3 Wi-Fi protocol has been found to contain vulnerabilities, including time- and cache-based side-channel flaws that could ultimately allow adversaries to recover passwords.
Jullian Assange has been arrested in London today; Every Police Force in England and Wales now has a dedicated Cyber Crime Unit; Free CryptoPokemon ransomware decryptor launched
Kaspersky Lab's Singapore summit reports reveal a newly discovered sophisticated APT framework; another details the recent operations of the threat actor known as Gaza Cybergang Group1.
Yahoo has more than doubled its proposed data breach settlement payout to US$117.5 million (£90 million) after having a smaller amount rejected by a California judge in the US in January.
An Institute of Digital Technology is being established by a consortium of Milton Keynes College, Microsoft, KMPG & McAfee at Bletchley Park with £28 million from the UK government Institutes of Technology fund.
Research into the Stuxnet attacks turned up several new discoveries, including a possible 4th collaborator in the clandestine operation, as well as previously unknown versions of Flame and Duqu malware.
Israeli authorities are reportedly investigating a hacker's claims on Twitter that he successfully breached the country's voter registry in the days leading up to today's 2019 legislative election.
Locked Shields 2019, the annual NATO CCDCOE live-fire cyber exercise got underway today in Tallinn, Estonia, simulating an attack on vital services and critical infrastructure of a fictional island country, Berylia.
Today saw agreement in the European Parliament on the introduction of uniform pan-EU rules on identity cards - there are currently more than 250 different versions of identity cards and residence permits.
Facebook reverses policy of asking for passwords as Zuckerberg advocates more countries adopt GDPR-like regulation as a common framework to protect users' rights & choose how their information is used.
US President Trump's private Mar-a-Lago resort, where rich individuals pay to get access to the president, has been illegally infiltrated by a Chinese national arrested carrying a malware-laden thumb drive.
A point-of-sale data breach allegedly discovered a month ago and just now admitted, exposed two million credit cards belonging to diners of Earl Enterprises restaurants.
Dodgy scam computer fix calls from backstreet con-artists are nothing new - but now a major US repair service is fined $millions for always reporting malware, regardless of the computer's true condition
A collaborative effort by some of the world's largest insurers has set out to create a consumer ratings service for the cyber-security industry.
Companies can now develop innovative products and services that use personal data while working alongside specialist staff from The ICO to help ensure they comply with data protection rules.
Working under a court order Microsoft seized control of 99 websites allegedly controlled by the Iranian hacker group APT 35, aka charming kitten.
Security researchers have come across a waterholing campaign that has compromised four South Korean websites by injecting fake login forms to steal user credentials.
Businesses need to take action to limit the risk of potential disruption if a no deal were to happen. Some may change their existing relationships with a trusted supply chain introducing greater risk to the business.
DLA Piper is in a dispute with its insurer, Hiscox. Initial reports citied a war exclusion clause as a reason for non-payment. However a Hiscox spokesperson has told SC " its nothing to do with war exclusion."
Cyber-espionage group Elfin, aka APT33, has launched a heavily targeted campaign against multiple organisations in Saudi Arabia and the United States.
The European Union is ignoring United States calls to ban China's Huawei over cyber-espionage fears and this week recommended a set of security guidelines for the rollout of its 5G networks.
Norsk Hydro may have lost £30m following the LockerGoga ransomware attack and there's speculation about the chance of recovery, the true motivation of the attack, and the existence of a kill switch.
Survey finds that organisations are struggling with IT system complexity with nearly two-thirds of businesses (60 percent) suffering a severe certificate-related outage within the past 12 months.
Is Zero Trust really achievable given the complexity in finance service organisations?
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