Customers of Sky broadband packages are being encouraged to reset and change their passwords, reports reveal. The prompts come within a broader security crackdown, as the media giant bids to mitigate risk against cyber-criminals. A number of customers have now received emails holding links to enable the password reset to take place. “We take the […]
Posted on 25th July 2019 in GDPR.
In the CyberArk Global Advanced Threat Landscape 2019 Report, only half of organisations believe they can stop cyber attacks. The report surveyed 1,000 global organisations and identified that although organisations view privileged access security as a core component of an effective cybersecurity program, this view has not yet translated into action. This is evidenced by the […]
Posted on 24th July 2019 in GDPR.
A new report by accounting company RSM announced that almost one in three European businesses are not compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation. RSM conducted a survey with the European Business Awards and spoke to over 300 companies. It was noted that medium-sized businesses are “struggling to understand and implement” GDPR. Since its implementation […]
Posted on 23rd July 2019 in GDPR.
Last week, news broke of a data breach in Bulgaria that impacted upon over five million of the nation’s citizens. The breach occurred when a hacker broke into the National Revenue Agency to steal names, income details and social security data. The hacker then forwarded 57 folders holding 11gb of data to media outlets in Bulgaria, warning […]
Posted on 22nd July 2019 in GDPR.
Slack has said it will reset user passwords that the workplace support platform believes may have been compromised during a data breach that hit the firm in 2015. At the time of the incident, the firm revealed its security defences had been breached by hackers who broke into the profile user database to access scrambled […]
Posted on 19th July 2019 in GDPR.
A tech chief has spoken out about the need for adequate data protection measures within IoT (Internet of Things) products, citing security as critical to winning consumer confidence. Jamie Siminoff, the founder and principal inventor behind the smart doorbell manufacturer, Ring, feels that the company’s devices’ success hinges on privacy safeguards and the ability to […]
Posted on 18th July 2019 in GDPR.