Thursday, January 28, 2021
Facebook admits to circumventing GDPR (Image Credit: Glen Carrie on Unsplash)

Facebook admits to circumventing GDPR

Facebook has told a court in Vienna that: "We don't need user's consent ." It went on to say that since May 25, 2018, it has been collecting and processing data...
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...
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Business Leader interview with Wendell Brown – CEO at Averon

Wendell Brown is the founder and CEO of Averon. Averon is the developer of the world’s first fully automatic and ultra-secure mobile identity verification standard that works on both Wi-Fi and...
Who owns the VPN you use? 

Who owns the VPN you use?

After several months of misinformation, email messages, claims and allegations from VPNpro and a former member of its staff, Enterprise Times has removed this article from the site and will no...
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...
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...
ABN AMRO Head Office entrance

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...
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...
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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Expensify reveals how business expense changed in 2020

Expensify has published the Annual Spend Trends Report. It looks at how businesses expense patterns evolved during 2020. The pandemic massively impacted the report...
Three active exploits hit Apple mobile users (Image Credit: Jan Antonin Kolar on Unsplash)

Three active exploits hit Apple device users

Apple has released iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 to address three vulnerabilities that have been actively exploited. The company has provided very little detail...

ECB, EC and other European institutions ramp up involvement in CBDCs and digital settlement

European institutional proactive involvement in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) has ramped up in the past two weeks. The Banque de France announced that...
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ServiceNow aids NHS Scotland for vaccination program

NHS Scotland plans to vaccinate 5.5 million people in 90 days with the assistance of a vaccine management solution built on the ServiceNow Platform....
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Zadig & Voltaire launches back office systems with Aptos centralised planning platform

High-end fashion retailer Zadig & Voltaire has recently gone live with Aptos’ Allocation & Replenishment and Commercial Buying Session solutions. The implementation provides Zadig...
IBM i marketplace continues to expand (Image Credit: johannes groll on unsplash)

IBM i marketplace continues to expand

HelpSystems has published its seventh annual IBM i Marketplace Survey. It shows that use of the IBM i platform has surged during the pandemic. What makes...
Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools (Image Credit: AHMED HINDAWI on Unsplash)

Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools

Malware connecting to servers hosted in Russia has been found on laptops provided to schools. The malware was found when laptops provided by the...
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Forter publishes new report on retail revenue loss

Forter has published a new report identifying a major problem that could be costing retailers millions every year. The report, ‘Are new shoppers falling...
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Acquia launches digital commerce solution

Acquia has partnered with commercetools and Lucidworks to launch Acquia Digital Commerce. The solution supports marketers to integrate data, content, commerce, and digital merchandising...
SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software (Image Credit: XPS on Unsplash)

SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software

Firewall and network security vendor SonicWall has issued a set of security advisories since Friday. It has warned: "SonicWall identified a coordinated attack on...
Reputations (c) Reputation

Less is more as becomes Reputation

0, the leader in reputation experience management, has rebranded to Reputation. It has simplified its logo at the same time whilst retaining a nod...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up for Week 3

This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 3. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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Namogoo launches intent-based promotions solution

Namogoo, a provider of digital journey continuity platform, has launched an Intent-Based Promotions solution. The solution helps retailers of all sizes with automated incentives...
Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible (Image Credit: Ohme)

Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible

Ohme has launched the Ohme App, a free smart charging app for electric vehicles (EV). The app contains many of the features currently only...