General Data Protection Regulation is three months away…

By James Pink With its threat of huge fines for non-compliance, every business must comply with this far stricter Data protection regulation by May 25th. However, the Information Commissioners Office don’t have the man power to fine every non-compliant business on day one. It will take time to get around to your business, but when it […]

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UK regulator has ‘huge concerns’ over Uber breach

By Jane Wakefield, BBC Image copyright – GETTY IMAGES It is unclear whether UK citizens’ data was breached as Uber has not said.   The UK’s information commissioner has “huge concerns about Uber’s data policies and ethics” following a breach that exposed the details of 57 million customers and drivers. Uber did not tell anyone about […]

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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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