Why your data is more valuable than you may realise

The data trail you leave behind whenever you’re online is bigger – and more revealing – than you may think. “The lampposts are listening to me; I am sure that the adverts I see online are from a conversation I had walking down the street.” Yes, someone I know claims this is happening to them. … More Why your data is more valuable than you may realise

Uber Says Third Party Responsible for Latest Breach

As reported by govinfosecurity, an actor going by the handle “UberLeak” on Saturday posted online a number of files available for free download purporting to originate from Uber. Bleeping Computer and Restore Privacy each reported the news. Although UberLeak references Lapsus$, the files “are unrelated to our security incident in September,” an Uber spokesperson told Information Security Media … More Uber Says Third Party Responsible for Latest Breach

RSA – APIs, your organization’s dedicated backdoors

API-based data transfer is so rapid, there’s but little time to stop very bad things happening quickly. In the rush to integrate, these lightly defended computer-to-computer portals allow rapid data transfer between systems to enrich and display data across your digital fabric. But the lightly defended part can allow vast vacuuming up of data by … More RSA – APIs, your organization’s dedicated backdoors

5 reasons why GDPR was a milestone for data protection

The landmark regulation changed everyone’s mindset on how companies worldwide collect and use the personal data of EU citizens. It was May 25th, 2018, and the sun was certainly shining in many of the (then) 28 European Union member states. In the offices of many companies in (and often also outside) the EU, this was … More 5 reasons why GDPR was a milestone for data protection

Defending the data center: The time to act is now

Cyberattacks against data centers may ultimately be everyone’s problem – how prepared are their operators for the heightened risk of cyber-assaults? Why are data centers a prime target? Amid the pandemic and the rise of the remote worker, much attention in cybersecurity has shifted to the distributed workforce. The threats posed by an explosion in … More Defending the data center: The time to act is now