Posts Tagged ‘data breach’

New McAfee research reveals 61% of IT professionals have experienced a serious data breach

Candace Worley

Integration of Security Solutions and Employee Training Recognised as Top Steps to Reduce Growing Severity of Breaches McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, have released Grand Theft Data II – The Drivers and Shifting State of Data Breaches, which revealed that despite improvements in combating cybercrime and threats, IT security professionals are still struggling to fully…

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The human factor: why behaviour is the weak link in cybersecurity

The news of serious data breaches is becoming an almost daily occurrence, to the point that many companies view it as an inevitability. The scale of the issue is so great, it is estimated that more than 145 million records were leaked in June 2018 alone. To protect yourself, you may have built your cybersecurity…

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What’s keeping the Chief Information Security Officer awake at night?

What's keeping the Chief Information Security Officer awake at night?

There has never been a tougher time to be a Chief Information Security Officer. Regulatory changes across the EU have led to the introduction of much more stringent controls on how businesses should manage the customer data they collect. And any organisation that suffers a data breach will be subject to a far larger financial penalty than before – something that no CISO wants to preside over.

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Visibility is key to tackling insider threat and data breaches

There’s a lot of weight given to external threats that cause data breaches and not enough to the insider threats which is a very real issue. Whether it’s a disgruntled employee, a malicious employee, an opportunistic employee, or even an employee under pressure from a criminal organisation, the data breach will have the same consequences for the organisation – fines to pay and a bad reputation to overcome.

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Another day, another hack: fall out of the TalkTalk breach

Another day, another hack: fall out of the TalkTalk breach

Another day, another hack: fall out of the TalkTalk breach Paul German, VP EMEA, Certes Networks Yet another breach has hit the hacking headlines, but are we surprised? Too many high-profile breaches have been under speculation so far this year, and businesses are still failing to put proper security measures in place to not only…

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IT leaders: three quarters experienced a mobile data breach

IT leaders: three quarters experienced a mobile data breach

IT leaders: three quarters experienced a mobile data breach Written by Aaron Cockerill. Vice President of Products, Lookout. When you hear about major corporate breaches in the news, they don’t always originate from the same threat vector. Sony was allegedly hacked through PCs, Target through point of sale systems, J.P. Morgan likely through unprotected server infrastructure,…

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