Cyber security news, opinion and analysis

52% of UK schools and colleges are still not fully GDPR compliant

23 April 2019 | Author: Jay Jay A lack of security awareness and a lack of resources are among the major roadblocks for UK schools and

EU Parliament adopts centralised biometric database to monitor migrants

23 April 2019 | Author: Jay Jay The European Parliament recently voted in favour of creating a centralised biometric database that will be used by law

How to protect your digital assets by achieving full visibility -TEISS® : Cracking Cyber Security

Information Security / How to protect your digital assets by achieving full visibility Eoin Keary, CEO and co-founder of edgescan, discusses why organisations are still failing to get the fundamentals

How can we define risk in cyber insurance? -TEISS® : Cracking Cyber Security

Matthew McKenna, VP EMEA at SecurityScorecard, discusses the ever-growing popularity of cyber insurance and how security ratings can be used within the underwriting process to determine an organisation’s insurability, as

UK businesses suffered nearly 120,000 cyber attacks each in Q1 2019

19 April 2019 | Author: Jay Jay An average UK business suffered as many as 119,659 internet-borne cyber attacks on its systems and infrastructure in the

Supreme Court allows Morrisons to appeal data breach verdict

19 April 2019 | Author: Jay Jay The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has allowed supermarket chain Morrisons to file an appeal against the Court

Facebook imported email contacts of over 1.5 million users

News / Facebook “unintentionally” imported email contacts of over 1.5 million users 18 April 2019 | Author: Jay Jay Shortly after Facebook announced it would stop

5 steps to help mitigate privileged account risks -TEISS® : Cracking Cyber Security

Privileged accounts present a high risk to all organisations. Tyler Reese, product manager for One Identity, offers 5 tips to mitigating the risk. Administrators must have enhanced privileges to manage

DCMS leaks email addresses of 300 journalists thanks to human error

18 April 2019 | Author: Jay Jay In the second such instance of human error resulting in the breach of personal data of citizens within a

Could sovereign public cloud be a game changer for Britain’s public sector? -TEISS® : Cracking Cyber Security

Information Security / Could sovereign public cloud be a game changer for Britain’s public sector? Chris Huggett, Senior Vice President, EMEA & India at Sungard AS, discusses how sovereign public

Password security: how does your organisation compare to others? -TEISS® : Cracking Cyber Security

Information Security / Password security: how does your organisation compare to others? By Gerald Beuchelt, CISO at LogMeIn, says that businesses are struggling to quantify their own level of password

Eu says no evidence of Kaspersky Lab products posing security risks

18 April 2019 | Author: Jay Jay The European Commission has confirmed that it is not in possession of any evidence that could indicate that Kaspersky