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Equifax breach bigger than first reported

By Warwick Ashford 03 Oct 2017

Credit rating firm says up to 145.5 million consumers may have been affected by cyber breach earlier this year Read More

Equifax breach claims another scalp

By Warwick Ashford 26 Sep 2017

The CEO of Equifax has stepped down – the third executive to leave the company after it disclosed a massive data breach Read More

Yahoo breach affected 3 billion accounts

By Warwick Ashford 04 Oct 2017

Yahoo’s personal data breach affected three billion user accounts, the company’s new owners have revealed Read More

Deloitte breach underlines need for better authentication

By Warwick Ashford 25 Sep 2017

A breach of Deloitte’s email system, which may have exposed client details, emphasises the need for two-factor authentication and the monitoring of systems administrators Read More

Millions of customer records compromised in Equifax breach

By Alex Scroxton 08 Sep 2017

Major security breach unfolded over a two-month period, and is thought to have affected 143 million customers in the US, as well as an undisclosed number of Britons and Canadians Read More

UK’s FCA to probe Equifax breach of Britons’ data

By Warwick Ashford 24 Oct 2017

The UK’s financial regulatory body has announced it is to probe the Equifax data breach believed to have affected hundreds of thousands of Britons Read More

PCI DSS compliance reduces likelihood of data breaches

By Warwick Ashford 31 Aug 2017

A Verizon report shows a link between compliance with the payment card industry security standard and an organisation’s ability to defend against cyber attacks, but nearly half are failing to maintain compliance Read More

Is it time to stop blaming organisations for being breached?

By Ed Tucker 23 Oct 2017

The IT security industry needs to look at itself and its practices before blaming organisations that have been hit by cyber attacks Read More

Security professionals name top causes of breaches

By Warwick Ashford 25 Aug 2017

Security professionals have named the top reasons for successful cyber attacks, which are affecting more than half of organisations Read More

Focus needs to shift to breach impact, says McAfee researcher

By Warwick Ashford 18 Oct 2017

Breach investigations commonly focus on the attackers and their motives, but a security researcher believes there needs to be more emphasis on business impact Read More