Optical Center Fined €250,000

Optical Center gets €250,000 fine from the CNIL

French data protection authority, CNIL, has published the details of a €250,000 fine against Optical Center. It relates to a complaint filed with the CNIL in July 2017. The complaint alleged...
AIG Europe reports big jump in cyber insurance claims

GDPR to drive next wave of cyber insurance claims

The latest research report from insurer AIG Europe makes for sober reading. 2017 was a record breaking year in terms of cyber insurance claims. The total number of claims during the year...
Cyber security professionals want more money

What are cyber security professionals worth? 

Exabeam has published its 2018 Cyber Security Professionals Salary and Job Report (registration required). While the survey pool was low at just 481 respondents, the results are interesting none the less. Given...
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ABN AMRO struggles with DDoS attack 

Dutch banking giant, ABN AMRO has tweeted to users that it is experiencing a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack at the moment. The impact of the attack is that some customers...
Whitbread data breach at Costa and Premier Inn

Whitbread data breach at Costa and Premier Inn

Whitbread has admitted that its recruitment system has suffered a data breach. The breach affects the personal data of anyone who applied for a job with Costa Coffee or Premier Inn. The...
SilverTerrier raises the bar for BEC sttacks

SilverTerrier uses malware to drive BEC attacks

Unit 42, part of Palo Alto Networks, has been tracking the rise of Business Email Compromise attacks from Nigeria for several years. It has monitored the evolution of the old fashioned...
NCA outlines 2018 analysis of serious and organised crime threats 

NCA outlines 2018 analysis of serious and organised crime threats 

The National Crime Agency(NCA) has delivered its annual assessment of serious and organised (SOC) crime threats to the UK. This is the fifth time it has published this report and it...
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NTT Security says UK manufacturing was top hacking target

NTT Security, the cyber security division of NTT has released its Global Threat Intelligence Report 2018 (registration required). There are a number of surprises in this report including the top targets...
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VPN’s sharing data with Facebook

Using the Internet can be dangerous. There are lots of people who like to intercept messages and steal data. The solution, we've been told for years, is to use a Virtual...
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Rimini Street moves to add business value

Rimini Street has announced the addition of two new and one extended solution offerings to its portfolio of services. Historically the company has offered maintenance services around ERP solutions such as Oracle...

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Malware is totally under control

At the Panda Security user conference, PASS2019, held in Madrid, attendees were told "Malware is totally under control." As statements go its about as...
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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
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Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
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BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
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CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
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Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
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FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...