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Data Breach Reports See 75% Increase In Last Two Years

Reading Time: 3 minutes Data breaches are up 75% in two years, finds a report from the Information Commissioner (ICO). The study, carried out by Kroll, took into account an array of personal data, including health, financial and employment details. Access to this… Read More

Don’t Undermine Data Security Investments by Dismissing Data Governance

Reading Time: 3 minutes The current state of data privacy is grim and consumers don’t believe that anyone is doing enough to protect their data. The constant deluge of data privacy mishaps from giants like Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, and the major Equifax… Read More

New Privacy Laws Require Security Professionals To Up Their Game

Reading Time: 3 minutes Two recent privacy laws — GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (AB-375) – focus more attention on protecting the digital privacy of individuals. Both laws will require security professionals to up their game. In this post I will… Read More

Tesla Data Theft Case Illustrates the Danger of the Insider Threat

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tesla filed a lawsuit against a former employee this week after it learned he made changes to company source code and exported gigabytes of proprietary data to unknown third parties. Tesla CEO and business magnate Elon Musk learned a… Read More

Most European organisations not ready for GDPR

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new PAC/CXP Group study finds that only 19 per cent of European organisations are ready for the full roll-out of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The report “Moving beyond the GDPR” is based on briefings with more… Read More