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...
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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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...
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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...
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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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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The Data Literacy Project has just expanded its course library after data analytics vendor Qlik made 18 of its courses available. The project was...
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NAO calls UK Government Cyber Security Programme a farce

In 2016, the government announced it was to invest £1.9 billion in a National Cyber Security Strategy. The announcement came with a lot of...
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Ivanti launches new Cloud platform

Ivanti has launched the Ivanti Cloud. It is a new cloud-based platform that enables companies to combine operational and security data, insights and administration in...
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CloudBees launches the Continuous Delivery Foundation

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has announced the Continuous Delivery Foundation. It will operate under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation. Its aim is to...
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Ternio and Distributed Ledger form DLT Ventures JV for media, banking and telecom

DLT Ventures is the newly formed joint venture (JV) between Ternio and Distributed Ledger. Its objective is to develop and deploy applications for major...
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Organisations routinely delayed reporting data breaches pre GDPR

Before the arrival of the GDPR and its mandatory 72 hour reporting requirement, how well did organisations do when it came to reporting data...
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OVH announced Managed Kubernetes Service

Cloud provider OVH has announced its Kubernetes Managed Services offering has gone live. The service has been available through a private beta since October...