Russia’s central bank disclosed on Friday that hackers had made off with the equivalent of $6 million from a Russian bank last year by co-opting the banking industry’s global payments messaging system known as SWIFT, Reuters has reported. The cyberattack at the unnamed bank took place at some point last year, according to the news wire, … More Millions bagged in two bank cyber-heists
As we approach Data Privacy Day 2018, consider this question: how much risk do you believe theft or exposure of private data poses to human health, safety, or prosperity? ESET security researchers posed that exact question to over 700 US adults last year. Respondents were asked to rate the risk on an eight point scale … More Data Privacy vs. Data Protection: Reflecting on Privacy Day and GDPR
I hope you’re reading this at a time when you’re not in the midst of a response to an actual breach, but rather for your own edification, during a time of relative peace and quiet. If people are out there doing internet searches on “what to do after a breach” to learn what to do … More Now is the best time to craft your breach response
Over the past few years, ESET Ireland’s cybersecurity experts have been regular guests at various institutions, organisations and special events, discussing various aspects of the increasingly complex world of IT security. ESET Ireland’s most recent major appearance, with an explanation of major data threats and means of protection, was at an event in Bunratty, organised … More ESET Ireland consistently raising awareness about cybersecurity issues
When we give privacy or security advice, we usually talk about strong passwords, backing up your data, using security applications, keeping systems up to date, and avoiding default settings. In general, these are the most basic and essential precautions any systems manager must consider. However, depending on the system you want to protect, there are … More Five tips for keeping your database secure
Enforcement of General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR) is now just few months away. The media have intensively examined and written about this topic from practically every angle since it became legislation. Businesses continue to struggle with both understanding and implementation of what they need to do to be compliant. WeLiveSecurity sat down with ESET’s Tony Anscombe, to … More Businesses and GDPR: What they need to do to be compliant?
The countdown is on. In just over eight months’ time, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force and this will have huge implications for businesses – of all sizes and in all countries – which handle the personal data of EU citizens. Billed as the largest piece of privacy legislation for 20 … More Is your SME ready for GDPR?