Cyber resilience is in our sights – but there’s more to be done

by Ryan LaSalle, managing director of growth and strategy and cyber defence lead at Accenture Security for telegraph.co.uk It’s no time for complacency – but cyber resilience is on the horizon It’s a sad fact of life for those of us in cybersecurity that newsworthy security breaches are now almost a weekly occurrence. The surprisingly good […]

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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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