Travel Industry Giants Failed to Secure their Websites Despite High-Profile Data Breaches, New Research Shows

Travel Industry Giants Failed to Secure their Websites Despite High-Profile Data Breaches, New Research Shows

Major airlines and hotel chains have failed to secure their online platforms even after previous data breaches and cyberattacks exposed information of millions of customers’ and drew fines from privacy regulators. That’s ...

Another Marriott Data Breach, Zoom-Bombing, Economic Stimulus Scams

In episode 115 for April 6th 2020: The latest on yet another Marriott data breach, what you need to know about Zoom-Bombing and other Zoom privacy concerns, and new warnings about US ...
Cyber Security Roundup for April 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for April 2020

A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, March 2020.The UK went into lockdown in March due to ...
Marriott International discloses its second security incident affecting 5.2 million guests

Marriott International discloses its second security incident affecting 5.2 million guests

A security breach has exposed the personal information of more than 5 million guests that found comfort at the Marriott Bonvoy Hotel, according to an incident notification issued by Marriott yesterday. What ...
Network Security Observability & Visibility: Why they are not the same

Network Security Observability & Visibility: Why they are not the same

Guest article by Sean Everson, Chief Technology Officer at Certes Networks In today’s increasingly complex cyber landscape, it is now more important than ever for organisations to be able to analyse contextual ...

Cyber Security Roundup for July 2019

July was a month of mega data privacy fines. The UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) announced it intended to fine British Airways £183 million for last September's data breach, where half a ...
Marriott faces £99.2 million fine after hack exposed 393 million hotel guest records

Marriott faces £99.2 million fine after hack exposed 393 million hotel guest records

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (IOC) has announced its intention to fine the US hotel group Marriott International £99.2 million (US $123 million) for a data breach that exposed the personal details ...

Equifax and Marriott Data Breach Updates, Facial Recognition at the Airport, Citrix Password Spraying Attack

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for March 18th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Equifax and Marriott data breach updates, facial recognition coming to 20 US ...
US Senate to Take Legal Steps to Prevent a Repeat of Equifax, Marriot Security Negligence

US Senate to Take Legal Steps to Prevent a Repeat of Equifax, Marriot Security Negligence

Time and again, Equifax disregarded warning signs of security vulnerabilities in its IT network, displaying a clear sign of “negligence,” before and after the 2017 data breach, concluded a report by a ...
Marriott data breach cost the hotel chain only $3 million in net expenses (so far)

Marriott data breach cost the hotel chain only $3 million in net expenses (so far)

The massive data breach incurred by Marriott in November 2018 has cost the world’s biggest hotel chain only a scant $3 million so far, after the company’s insurer covered most of the ...