Hackers and cybercrime prevention

  • May 24, 2019 24 May'19

    Just over half of UK firms don’t have a cyber resilience plan

    Many UK firms still lack cyber resilience and data protection capabilities covering email a year after the implementation of the GDPR aimed at improving personal data protection

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    IBM’s investment in automation pays off in GDPR’s first year

    The first year of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation has demonstrated the value of IBM’s investment in machine learning-based automation and the importance of having the right strategy and systems in place, according to the firm’s data ...

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    Lapse in LinkedIn security certificate update

    A lapse in the update of LinkedIn’s security certificate has once again underlined the importance of keeping track to avoid disruptions and phishing attacks, and how even big players are failing to get it right

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    Police shut down Bestmixer bitcoin laundering service

    The Bestmixer cryptocurrency laundering service has been shut down by Dutch anti-fraud police with support from Europol after a tip off by cyber security researchers at McAfee, significantly disrupting cyber criminal money flows

  • May 22, 2019 22 May'19

    TalkTalk admits new failings in 2015 data breach notification

    TalkTalk’s failure to notify all those affected by its 2015 data breach highlights the importance of data visibility so that breach notifications are fast and accurate – a key requirement of the GDPR