A week in security (July 30 – August 5)

A roundup of the security news from July 30 – August 5, including cryptomining, big data, social engineering, and more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: big databreachcryptominingfacebookmalwarerecapredditSocial Engineeringspamsteam cryptominerweekly blog ...
Is Your Conveyancing Practice Secure From Hacking?

Is Your Conveyancing Practice Secure From Hacking?

The recent media reports of fraud against conveyancing practices suggest that professionals should be taking measures for protecting their businesses from cyber attacks. Cybercriminals primarily rely on an email-based attack know as ...
Breach at Electronics Retailer Might Have Exposed 10M Data Records

Breach at Electronics Retailer Might Have Exposed 10M Data Records

A 2017 breach at one of the largest consumer electronics retailers in Europe might have exposed 10 million records containing personal data. On 31 July, Dixon’s Carphone issued an “Update on Investigation ...
Larry Bianculli

Podcast: CISO Speak – Incident Response

This months podcast features host Larry Bianculli speaking with guest CISO Agim Bracovic from Rabobank, as well as our very own Matthew Pascucci, cybersecurity practice manager, at CCSI, on Incident Response. How ...

Sextortion Scam Luring Victims in with Breached Passwords – Don’t Pay!

If you haven’t been targeted already, you might have at least heard about the latest “sextortion scam” that surfaced a couple weeks ago. I’ve been seeing the email scam making its rounds ...

A week in security (July 16 – July 22)

A round up of the security news from July 16 – July 22, including the release of our quarterly Cybercrime tactics and techniques report, breaches, airport security, bug bounties, and more. Categories: ...

The danger of third parties: ads, pipelines, and plugins

We take a look at the perils of the tools and services embedded into the websites you use on a daily basis, thanks to the development help of third parties. Categories: FYI ...
Data Flow Mapping Tool teaser

Does an organisation’s size matter when it comes to data breach fines?

In June, the UK ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) began investigating a data breach at Dixons Carphone that affected almost 6 million payment cards and 1.2 million records containing non-financial information such as ...

2017 was a big year for data breaches – What will 2018 be like as GDPR finally kicks in?

Last year many companies had to deal with data breaches and cyber threats. Hardly a week passed without an organisation like Uber, Xbox and Yahoo suffering a major data breach and many ...

Can we trust our online project management tools?

Online project management tools can be not only useful, but a lifeline for developers and PMs who juggle multiple tasks with competing deadlines. How can we use them in a secure way? ...
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