The Biggest Data Breaches of 2018

The Biggest Data Breaches of 2018

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Online security label manufacturer Seareach.plc.uk who specialise in asset labels and asset tracking, has collated some of the biggest data breaches of 2018.February150 million MyFitnessPal app users had their details leaked in a data breach including usernames, email addresses and passwords.MarchOrbitz had 880,000 customers payment card details, stolen by a ... Read More
Microsoft Windows 7 & Windows 2008 End of Life

Microsoft Windows 7 & Windows 2008 End of Life

Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 End of Life is fast approaching. 'End of Life' is the point where the operating system will be no longer supported with security patches, unless you (as a business) take out a rather expensive extended warranty agreement with Microsoft.As a home user, you ... Read More

Cyber Security Conferences to Attend in 2019

A list of Cyber and Information Security conferences to consider attending in 2019. Conference are not only great places to learn about the evolving cyber threat landscape and proven security good practices, but to network with industry leading security professionals and likeminded enthusiasts, to share ideas, expand your own knowledge, ... Read More
What does Cybersecurity have in store for 2019?

What does Cybersecurity have in store for 2019?

A guest article authored by Tom Kellermann, Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Carbon BlackIn every intelligence industry there’s often a central aim: predicting the future. We collect and analyse, dissect and interpret, looking for that essential nugget that will give us the edge over our adversaries by indicating what they’ll do next ... Read More
Cyber Security Roundup for December 2018

Cyber Security Roundup for December 2018

The final Cyber Security Roundup of 2018 concludes reports of major data breaches, serious software vulnerabilities and evolving cyber threats, so pretty much like the previous 11 months of the year.5.3 millions users of "make your own avatar" app Boomoji had their accounts compromised, after the company reportedly didn't secure ... Read More
Cyber Security Predictions for 2019

Cyber Security Predictions for 2019

A guest article authored by Jim Ducharme, Vice President of Engineering and Product Management at RSA1. Prepare for IOT, the “Identity of Things”From personal assistants, to wearables, smartphones, tablets and more, there is no shortage of connected devices. The explosion of IOT has finally reached a tipping point where the ... Read More
All I want for Christmas: A CISO's Wishlist!

All I want for Christmas: A CISO’s Wishlist!

As Christmas fast approaches, CISOs and cyber security experts around the world are busy putting plans in place for 2019 and reflecting on what could have been done differently this year. The high-profile data breaches have been no secret - from British Airways to Dixons Carphone to Ticketmaster - and ... Read More
Why other Hotel Chains could Fall Victim to a ‘Marriott-style’ Data Breach

Why other Hotel Chains could Fall Victim to a ‘Marriott-style’ Data Breach

A guest article authored by Bernard Parsons, CEO, BecryptWhilst I am sure more details behind the Marriott data breach will slowly come to light over the coming months, there is already plenty to reflect on given the initial disclosures and accompanying hypotheses.With the prospects of regulatory fines and lawsuits looming, ... Read More

Cyber Security Roundup for November 2018

One of the largest data breaches in history was announced by Marriott Hotels at the end of November. A hack was said to have compromised up to a mind-blowing "half a Billion" hotel guests' personal information over a four year period. See my post, Marriott Hotels 4 Year Hack Impacts ... Read More
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Marriott Hotels 4 Year Hack Impacts Half a Billion Guests!

A mammoth data breach was disclosed by hotel chain Marriott International today (30 Nov 18), with a massive 500 million customer records said to have been compromised by an "unauthorized party". The world's largest hotel group launched an internal investigation in response to a system security alert on 8th September ... Read More
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