Cybersecurity and threat news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
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Building customer trust is paramount as data breaches become more common
Digital trust is no longer solely about firewalls and encryption. It reflects an organisation’s character.
08 May 18
Is risk at the top of your digital agenda? Here's why it should be
Don’t be left without a plan of action when an attack occurs.
07 May 18
Vector to take Stuff to High Court; media agency refuses to hand over confidential breach data
"Vector now considers it has no choice but to take legal action to ensure its customers’ private information is secured and protected."
04 May 18
Vector's Outage app hit by data breach last month - personal info stolen
The breach happened on April 26, 2018. On April 27 the company posted a FAQ section that detailed an API vulnerability in its Outage app.
04 May 18
CommBank says no evidence customer data was compromised in 2016 breach
The breach occurred in May 2016 when the bank couldn’t confirm that two magnetic tapes were destroyed, despite being scheduled for destruction.
03 May 18
A four-step-plan towards cloud resilience in an age of data security
The ramifications of having a data breach are ten-fold for government agencies who handle sensitive information.
23 Apr 18
2.5 billion data records exposed - most from human error
More data records were exposed due to human error in 2017 - a 580% increase over the previous year.
12 Apr 18
IT decision makers unsure about their security maturity
Respondents in APAC put forth highest IT budget allocation to security, but overall executives allocate security less than 10% of their budget.
11 Apr 18
Despite a 60% breach rate, Australians have firm grasp on cybersecurity
60% of Australian respondents polled in this year’s Telstra Security Report 2018 say their business has been interrupted due to a security breach.
10 Apr 18
175 days to detect a network intruder in EMEA - just 77 in US
A study has revealed the median time for an EMEA business to detect an intruder is more than double that in the US - and it's much worse in APAC.
07 Apr 18
New report delves deep into cybercrime - and forecasts its future
Now in its tenth year, Trustwave has released its encyclopaedic report that details both current and future threats that are crucial to be aware of.
06 Apr 18
Facebook is finally making changes to its data sharing controls - but is it too little, too late?
“Given the scale and sophistication of the activity we’ve seen, we believe most people on Facebook could have had their public profile scraped."
06 Apr 18
1.5 billion confidential data files publicly available - that's more than 12 petabytes of data
Credit card data, medical records, payroll data, intellectual property and tax information are all available publicly online with no data protection.
06 Apr 18
OPINON: Counting the broader cost of Facebook’s data dilemma
Barracuda SVP Chris Ross talks about the results of a recent survey they ran following the Facebook fallout to determine the true cost.
05 Apr 18
Experts weigh in on Australia's Notifiable Data Breaches scheme
Australia’s new mandatory data breach disclosure law has already shown just how regularly organisations are experiencing data breaches.
05 Apr 18
The 475-day siege: APAC firms' breach detection times are getting worse
“Defenders have to get it right every single time, while threat actors only need to get it right once.”
05 Apr 18
SURVEY: 70% of customers would leave a business after a breach
A recent study from Gemalto proves it’s not just data that is lost following a breach – you’ll lose most of your customers too.
26 Mar 18
Zuckerberg admits “we made mistakes” in Facebook data breach
Mark Zuckerberg has issued a statement following the bombshell that Facebook's data of 50m people has been misused to "change audience behaviour.
23 Mar 18
Facebook breach of 50 MILLION profiles: What we know so far
A whistleblower has uncovered the practices of his illicit company, which include stealing the details of 50m Facebook users to help Trump's campaign.
19 Mar 18
Beyond the breach: How to preserve your customers’ trust
Transactions happen online between two entities that will never see each other. This means trust matters even more as physical interactions disappear.
14 Mar 18
Engineer says Emirates is virtually handing customer data to hackers
After the allegations about Emirates' customer data policies emerged, High-Tech Bridge ran a test on the site's security - with interesting results.
09 Mar 18
Expert: Farce involving Russia’s US elections breach needs resolving
Multiple US officials have announced the intelligence community had evidence that states had been compromised by Russia but didn't tell anyone.
05 Mar 18
Australian CIOs well aware of internal security risks and plan to do more
The battle of the breach continues to play out and at least 87% of Australian CIOs have experienced a breach in their own company.
26 Feb 18
EU companies least prepared for GDPR with just 26% fully compliant
Despite the low level of compliance, Forrester Research says these numbers are in fact 'encouraging' for a number of reasons.
20 Feb 18