Data Protection News

AJ Thompson, CCO of Northdoor plc

Organisations are increasingly aware that they should take their own cyber security and compliance requirements seriously. However, what security measures are in place for their third parties? Securing Internal Systems Now that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come into force, organisations have become conscious of the significant legal requirements imposed by GDPR and the business risks posed by cyber security breaches. Many have begun to devote substantial resources to identifying and eliminating internal...

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1Password

1Password, a leading password manager, today announced their B2B revenue has risen more than 300% over the last two years, as businesses rush to find solutions to rampant data and privacy breaches. A recent report from the Identity Theft Resource Center identified over 1,100 breaches in 2018, exposing over half a billion passwords. Additionally, IBM research puts the average cost of a breach at a staggering $3.86 million. According to the 2018 Verizon Data Breach...

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Contis Establishes PSD2-Ready, Automated Fraud Detection In Record Time With Featurespace.

Featurespace, the leading provider of Adaptive Behavioral Analytics for fraud detection and risk management, announced the seamless, 92-day, on-premise enterprise delivery of its ARIC Fraud Hub with Contis, an award-winning banking, payments and processing solution provider. Contis selected Featurespace's ARIC Fraud Hub in late 2018 to detect and prevent transactional fraud in real-time and began its integration in January 2019. Within three months, Featurespace and Contis completed deployment and training within Contis' existing fraud prevention...

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Consumers International Statistics

Nine of out ten British consumers believe that there should be legal privacy and security standards that connected device manufacturers must comply with, according to new research. The study, conducted by IPSOS Mori on behalf of the Internet Society and Consumers International, polled over six thousand consumers across the globe, revealed that the majority (88%) of consumers believe that retailers have a responsibility to ensure the devices they sell come with solid privacy and security...

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GDPR compliant CEO mislead

Delphix, the data virtualisation platform, has found that companies in the UK are leading their CEO to believe they compliant with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), when they actually have significant amounts of unprotected personal data. This was revealed when Delphix spoke to custodians of data to hear what they have to say when it comes to balancing access to data with data security. Companies today are rushing to be more digital and for many...

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Fujitsu Consigns Passwords To History With New PalmSecure Biometric Offering.

Fujitsu today launches a new, extended range of PalmSecure-based biometric security solutions that consigns passwords to history by making biometric ID easy to use across a wide variety of day-to-day applications. Available immediately to customers in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, the expanded Fujitsu PalmSecure offering comprises four main elements1: Fujitsu Biometric Authentication PalmSecure ID Engine, ID GateKeeper, ID LifePass and ID Login V2 for access to client computing, physical access to buildings...

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Brits Still Prefer Using Passwords Over Biometrics To Log In.

30% of people say that typing in a password is still their preferred method of logging in to their online accounts according to a survey of 1,050 people in the UK carried out by email services company GMX. Compared to a similar GMX survey in 2016, this number has almost halved from 61%. Despite this, alternative login methods have not yet become widely accepted. The most favoured biometric authentication method in 2019, fingerprint recognition, is...

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UK Businesses Waste Two And A Half Months A Year Due To Poor Password Management.

UK businesses neglect poor password management practices and are failing to recognise the value of automated tools. OneLogin, the leading provider of Unified Access Management, has revealed UK businesses annually lose, on average, 2.5 months per year resetting passwords. The failure to manage passwords and mundane IT administrative tasks efficiently is costing businesses time and money. (Download the full password management report here). “The benefits of innovative technology to facilitate modern business practices is clearly...

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Reckless Personal Data Behaviour Is Putting Digital Identities At Risk.

A recent study by IDEX Biometrics ASA has revealed that consumers are prepared to share their personal information all too easily and in doing so leave their digital identities at risk of theft or fraud. Despite three-in-five (59%) consumers worrying about the security of their personal information, almost three quarters (73%) said they would be prepared to give up their name in exchange for a free coffee. Whilst consumers express concerns regarding the security of...

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The Role Of Biometrics In A Post-GDPR World.

By David Orme, Senior Vice President at IDEX Biometrics ASA Cast your mind back to April last year. Your inbox filled with email marketing from services and newsletters you signed up to over the years asking you to re-subscribe to their mailing lists – and it’s likely you took the opportunity to unsubscribe to many. This was the first time the general population had been confronted with the realities of the General Data Protection Regulations,...

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