Cybersecurity lessons for 2020 and beyond

We need to pause and take stock after a year of big breaches Image: Avi Richards on Unsplash 08 Nov 2017 William H. Saito, Special Advisor, Cabinet Office (Government of Japan) for World Economic Forum   Good cyber-security has tremendous potential to improve society, business and services we use every day. Because of its very nature, though, […]

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NHS ‘could have prevented’ WannaCry ransomware attack

 Written by BBC GETTY IMAGES (C)WannaCry was the biggest cyber-attack that has affected the NHS to date NHS trusts were left vulnerable in a major ransomware attack in May because cyber-security recommendations were not followed, a government report has said. More than a third of trusts in England were disrupted by the WannaCry ransomware, according to the […]

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Equifax confirms march struts vulnerability behind breach

by Chris Brook for Threat PostSeptember 14, 2017 , 4:00 pm Equifax said the culprit behind this summer’s massive breach of 143 million Americans was indeed CVE-2017-5638, an Apache Struts vulnerability patched back in March. The bug was widely assumed by experts to be the “U.S. website application vulnerability” implicated by the company last Thursday, especially after an […]

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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

The GDPR will bring data protection law up-to date to reflect modern behaviours and values. It is critical that our customers, who are all business owners or key IT decision makers, should start thinking about compliance now! Pink Connects End-Point Security Partners ESET have a lot to offer in terms of both resources to prepare […]

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Is your business GDPR compliant?

By Comms-Dealer Almost a third of organisations questioned in the Veritas 2017 GDPR Report said they were compliant with the upcoming data laws until asked about specific details that brought to light the likelihood of non-compliance. Jason Tooley, VP Northern Europe, Veritas, said: “More education is needed on the tools, processes and policies to support […]

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How to Prevent a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware is malware that locks your computer and mobile devices or encrypts your electronic files. When this happens, you can’t get to the data unless you pay a ransom. However this is not guaranteed and you should never pay! Here are the basics: Back-up! Back-up! Back-up! Have a recovery system in place so a ransomware infection […]

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Hackers are using hotel Wi-Fi to spy on guests, steal data

The DarkHotel hacking group has returned — but this time they’re focusing on a different target, using a new strain of Inexsmar malware. By Danny Palmer | July 20, 2017 – zdnet.com The DarkHotel campaign takes aim at high-profile targets using hotel Wi-Fi.Image: iStock An advanced hacking and cyberespionage campaign against high-value targets has returned. The so-called ‘DarkHotel’ group […]

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