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Are you ready to handle the Crisis Comms when you get breached?

Neil Stinchcombe, Co-founder,

You are just about to go to sleep when you get a text from your SOC team: code RED. They have discovered your company has suffered a serious breach and you need to decide what to do.  At this point, you are either in the position of having prepared for such an event and your team will follow checklists and ... Read More »

CISO Chat – Rick Orloff, Chief Security Officer at Code42

Rick Orloff, Chief Security Officer,

Ever wondered what the role of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) encompasses? To put it simply, they are the guardians and protectors of everything information security related to a business. However, the tasks are far from simple as their teams work around the clock to respond to incidences that directly affect the safety of the company and its data. ... Read More »

The digital transformation roadblock: existing IAM solutions are creating major barriers to digital technology adoption

Digital transformation is a much-hyped business buzzword, driven by the adoption of cloud IT services around the world. This hype has seen enterprises scramble to become more digitally agile in a fight to stay competitive. In fact, a new study by OneLogin[2], the industry leader in Unified Access Management, reveals that 92% of UK enterprises have developed a digital transformation ... Read More »

Healthcare will become digitised by 2030 to keep services alive, experts predict

Within ten years your medical check-up could involve more interaction with sensors, cameras and robotic scanning devices than human doctors and nurses, as healthcare organisations re-build services around the Internet of Things (IoT), according to a new report by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.   The ‘Building the Hospital of 2030’ report, features the results of interviews carried out ... Read More »

Internet of Broken Things? 10 key facts about IoT

Ian Kilpatrick, EVP (Executive Vice-President) Cyber Security,
Nuvias Group

A recent survey shows 64 percent of organisations have deployed some level of IoT technology, and another 20 percent plan to do so within the next 12 months. This means that by the end of 2018, five out of six organisations will be using at least a minimal level of IoT technology within their businesses. This is an astonishing fact ... Read More »

Facebook’s data scandal – the impact

When news broke that Facebook was found to be mishandling user’s data, the company’s stock plummeted as both the social networking site and its owner, Mark Zuckerberg lost billions. A whistle-blower informed that millions of Facebook users had their data exploited by the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica which is accused of improperly using the data on behalf of political clients. ... Read More »

Indian Government websites being hacked

On April 06, India’s official ministry of defence (MoD) website——was reportedly hacked. Instead of the homepage, visitors to the site saw the following message: “The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later.” Alongside the error warning, a Mandarin character—meaning either “Zen” or “home”—appeared at the top of the page, media reports said, fueling conjecture that Chinese hackers were ... Read More »

Finland suffers third largest data breach

Over 130,000 Finnish citizens have had their credentials compromised in what appears to be third largest data breach ever faced by the country, local media reports. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Hacker News Read More »

Dark Net being used by terrorists to plot and hide

Terrorist organisations and individuals are evading security services and intelligence agencies by “hiding in the shadows” of the darknet, using encrypted messaging services, to communicate and anonymous cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin to generate funds. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian Read More »

Hacker group exploit Cisco Flaw and target Iran and Russia

The message “Don’t mess with our elections” followed by a U.S. flag appeared on Iranian and Russian screens after a hacker group exploited Cisco Smart Install Client on vulnerable machines. The hackers claim to have targeted only the computer infrastructure in Iran and Russia during the attack on Friday night. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: CSO Online Read More »