The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned people with diabetes that certain Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps have potential cybersecurity risks. The FDA revealed that it had become aware of an unauthorised person that could “potentially connect wirelessly to a nearby MiniMed insulin pump with cybersecurity vulnerabilities”. This vulnerability could allow a person to change the pump’s […]
Posted on 2nd July 2019 in GDPR.
Generation Z, the generation that has grown up with technology in its pocket, are said to be the most likely to be the ones to cause a security breach. In a survey of 500 Irish office workers by DataSolutions in May 2019, Gen Zers topped almost every category as the most concerned group in relation to hacks […]
Posted on 1st July 2019 in GDPR.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), has published a new strategy calling for better compliance by public authorities. Named “Openness by Design”, the strategy sets out five goals in regards to the suite of access to information legislation regulated by the ICO: Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015, and […]
Posted on 28th June 2019 in GDPR.
A recent study has found that more UK consumers are valuing their security over convenience when making online purchases. The report shows that over half of all respondents (55%) chose security, while 43 per cent selected convenience. The research has been conducted prior to the release of the next stage of PSD2 coming into effect mid-September. […]
Posted on 27th June 2019 in GDPR.
Research from Claranet finds that the majority of retailers are jeopardising their customers’ data by not implementing security controls in the application development processes. Retailers are putting their customers’ data at risk by failing to incorporate proper security controls in their new application development practices, according to the latest research from Claranet. While the vast majority of […]
Posted on 26th June 2019 in GDPR.