Firms in the legal sector are at risk of compromising information confidentiality because of poor data practices, according to new research by IS Decisions.
Corporations will take a much tougher approach to insider security threats by penalizing employees who “invite a data breach”, according to a new survey.
Reid Wightman, a security researcher, has discovered that internet-connected operational technology can ‘easily’ be attacked and damaged.
Data thieves need to receive tougher sentences, says Christopher Graham, the UK’s information commissioner, as this will be a more effective deterrent.
Wearable devices bring us a whole world of technological innovation, yet at the same time it appears as though they also bring with them a serious security risk.
Highlights from the last seven days in information security include the return of the BlackEnergy trojan and security insights from CES 2016.
The app-based taxi company Uber has agreed to pay a $20,000 penalty for poor data security practices and to reform its privacy policies.
Time Warner Cable, one of the biggest cable telecommunications companies in the US, has revealed that some of its customer data ‘may have been compromised’.
Once described as ‘Britain’s greatest online fraudster’, reformed Tony Sales has been hired by West Midlands Police in the UK to help tackle ongoing cybercrime.
Deniss Calovskis, one of the men found to be responsible for the Gozi trojan, is free to return home to Latvia after being sentenced to time served.
A number of leading shipping organizations have developed a set of cybersecurity guidelines to help the industry combat this growing threat.
Microsoft has revealed that it will notify its users to inform them that their account has been targeted or compromised by a state-sanctioned cyberattack.
A new study from HMIC concludes that the police service in the UK needs to better understand the scale and impact of digital crime.
A new survey finds that the majority of corporate information security practitioners consider employees to be the biggest risk to their company’s cybersecurity program.
Our latest recap of the last seven days in information security includes the spread of the Nemucod trojan, the importance of improving awareness of online safety in children and young people and how Star Wars offers plenty of top cyber advice.