Saturday, January 19, 2019
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...
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...
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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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...
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...
Privacy

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...
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...
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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...
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...
Small merchants struggling with compliance and cyber security 

Small merchants struggling with compliance and cyber security

The latest survey from Sysnet Global Solutions claims that SMEs are struggling with PCI compliance and security. The survey was conducted across a number of acquiring organisations (e.g. banks), including five of...

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Two spreadsheets that need to come together? Consolidation might be the answer.

You may well be tasked with creating one spreadsheet that has data coming from two or more spreadsheets. This could be a daunting prospect...
Minerals

Ford, IBM and others pilots blockchain/supply chain for cobalt

Ford Motor Company (Ford), Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global plan to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals....
Google set to win in CJEU

The CJEU limits the reach of the Right to be Forgotten

Google has had a rare good result in its ongoing battles with the EU. It has received a significant decision from a senior advisor...
Scott Dally on the SOC, breaches, insiders, risk and cybersecurity

Scott Dally on the SOC, breaches, insiders, risk and cybersecurity

Enterprise Times recently went to Omaha, Nebraska. While there, we talked with Scott Dally, Director of the Security Operations Centre for the Americas Region...
Vermont State House

Vermont heads down insurance blockchain road

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation and Secretary of State are collaborating on a captive insurance blockchain pilot. The Secretary of State, Jim Condos,...
TRDB

Rivetz adds Sentinel Protocol’s threat intelligence platform

Rivetz, an embedded, decentralised cybersecurity vendor, and Sentinel Protocol (Sentinel), a crowdsourced threat intelligence platform built on blockchain technology, have announced a partnership. This...
Ardor

Jelurida’s Ardor offers Java with Ignis lightweight contracts

Jelurida, a Swiss blockchain company, is now offering the possibility for external enterprise systems to integrate with blockchain using a streamlined smart contract life...

EduHash’s Main-net blockchain reaches >1M TPS

Wisetone has certified that the EduHash Silicon Valley Labs (EduHash) Main-net blockchain, developed from scratch by EduHash, can handle 1,196,966 TPS (transactions per second)....
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Igloo targets Tesla owners with new app

Small energy supplier Igloo Energy is targeting Tesla owners with its latest app. The app will allow Tesla owners to charge their cars when...
Devvio

Devvio reveals another high tps blockchain

Devvio announced its presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by showcasing its Devv blockchain technology. This is a high-performance blockchain protocol which seeks...
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These mysterious non-printing characters. What are they?

Do you get a word document sent to you that looks badly laid out with things not sitting quite where they should be. When...

Over 200 customers for RippleNet

Ripple has added 13 financial institutions to its payment network, RippleNet. The companies include Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, JNFX, FTCS, Ahli Bank of Kuwait,...

Blockchain-based informed medical consent via Rati-Fi 

Rational Surgical Solutions (Rational) is offering its Rati-Fi blockchain-based process for confirmation of informed consent for surgical or medical interventions. Rati-Fi extends blockchain technology deeper...

Transmute launches blockchain decentralised app engine

Transmute has launched an initiative to bring the power of distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the enterprise. Along with the launch, Transmute also announced it...