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...
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...
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...
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Free Cybersecurity Risk Assessment tools

According to the 2015 Information Security Breaches survey carried out by PWC 90% of large organisations suffered a security breach over the previous year, up from 81% in the 2014 report....
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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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Kaspersky warns fake FaceApp installing MobiDash

Cyber criminals are distributing a least one fake version of the viral FaceApp age challenge warns security company Kaspersky. Those users downloading and installing...
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EnCirca starts pre-registrations for blockchain domain names

EnCirca is now accepting applications for Ethereum's .ETH domain names. The deadline for applications is August 10, 2019. Encirca believes it is the first...
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90% of UK eCommerce startups fail within 120 days

The vast majority of eCommerce startups are set to fail within their first 120 days of operation, new research has revealed. A survey of...
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Kimble targets Australia with new team

Kimble Applications has announced the opening of a new office in Australia and the appointment of Steve Litsos as General Manager for the region....
Mihoko Matsubara talks about Cyber Security strategy at NTT 

Mihoko Matsubara talks about Cyber Security strategy at NTT

A cyber security strategy has to encompass the entire company. For many businesses, it is a fragmented set of policies, procedures and approaches that...
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Givex launches POS system in partnership with Brazil’s Ofner

Givex, a solution provider for gift card, voucher and loyalty services and Ofner, a traditional coffee chain in Brazil, announced a partnership in the...
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Why is empathic explainable AI so important ?

Peter van der Putten is the Director of Decisioning Systems at Pega Systems. Enterprise Times spoke to him during the PegaWorld conference where the...
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Deutsche Telekom and Software AG to create global Internet of Things platform

Deutsche Telekom and Software AG have announced a partnership to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) services on a global scale. Deutsche Telekom’s enterprise customer...
Matthew Gyde takes over at NTT Security

Matthew Gyde takes over at NTT Security

NTT Security has announced Matthew Gyde is its new Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Gyde's previous job was as Group Executive...
Facebook gets derisory $5 billion fine

Facebook gets derisory $5 billion fine

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has voted to fine Facebook US$5 billion. News of the fine came from the Wall Street Journal who...
BlackBerry goes threat hunting with CylanceGUARD

BlackBerry goes threat hunting with CylanceGUARD

BlackBerry has announced CylanceGUARD, the second new product from the security company it acquired earlier this year. CylanceGUARD is a Managed Detection and Response...
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New LastPass study finds 92% of businesses experience identity challenges

LastPass by LogMeIn today announced the results of a new study conducted by Vanson Bourne into the state of identity and access management (IAM). The report...
Amazon Alexa to dispense NHS advice

Amazon Alexa to dispense NHS advice

NHS England has signed a deal with Amazon to provide health information via its Alexa voice assistant. The deal is aimed at two groups....
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Worldpay partners with University of Cincinnati to help close skills gap

Worldpay Inc and the University of Cincinnati (UC) are on a mission to help fill a widespread skills gap, while creating career opportunities for...