The Cybersecurity Checkup: Is The Healthcare Industry Doing Enough?
It is no surprise that hackers will always target high value, critical data, so amongst some of the most targeted industries is healthcare; the highly sensitive patient data stored in this industry creates a playground ready for waiting hackers to exploit. In the past five years alone, healthcare breaches have grown in both frequency and …
"Most Sophisticated Botnet", Dubbed Torii, Targeting IoT Devices
It has been reported that security researchers at Avast have uncovered “the most sophisticated botnet that they have ever seen”, and it is targeting IoT devices. This new IoT malware strain/botnet labelled ‘Torii’ has spread over poorly secured Telnet services, with the attack coming from Tor exit nodes. The malware captures data from IoT devices, and gives attackers remote …
Facebook security and privacy issues revealed
Last week saw Facebook dealing with security and privacy issues, while the Port of San Diego got hit with a ransomware attack and researchers discovered two Linux kernel bugs.
Why data scientists need to understand the business
At the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration, Angela Zutavern of AlixPartners explained how data scientists can provide the most value for their companies.
Security Think Tank: Security governance key to outcomes-based approach
What is the first step towards moving from a tick-box approach to security to one that is outcomes based, and how can an organisation test if its security defences are delivering the desired outcome?
Tesco Bank gets first cyber-related FCA fine
UK’s financial watchdog issues its first cyber-related fine to Tesco Bank in connection with a multimillion-pound cyber fraud in 2016.