PlayStation social media accounts briefly hacked

Sony became the latest entertainment company to suffer at the fingertips of hackers after their PlayStation social media channels were temporarily hacked on Sunday evening. A group called OurMine claimed credit for the compromise that targeted the company’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. Sony quickly regained control of the accounts but not before the hackers had posted a … More PlayStation social media accounts briefly hacked

Cybersecurity leader ESET set to build new global headquarters

ESET announced its plans to build a new company headquarters in Slovakia, the central European country where the company was founded nearly 30 years ago and the current home of its global headquarters. The new campus will be designed to house 270,000 square feet of office space for approximately 1,400 employees. The site, formerly occupied … More Cybersecurity leader ESET set to build new global headquarters

Buying encryption? Five good questions to ask before you do

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with the growing number of data breaches are the most pressing reasons why small and medium businesses are implementing data protection technologies – including encryption. However, with limited time and the market flooded by various products, it can be a difficult task for companies’ owners and decision-makers to find the right fit … More Buying encryption? Five good questions to ask before you do

Gmail now warns iOS users about suspicious links in fight against phishing threats

Should you really be clicking on those links you just received in your email? Despite all the headlines about zero-day threats and state-sponsored attacks, the rather less dramatic truth is that the majority of security incidents start with a user simply clicking on a malicious link or opening a dangerous attachment – threats that we’ve … More Gmail now warns iOS users about suspicious links in fight against phishing threats

Fines of £17m for unprotected UK firms

The UK Government’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced that firms could face fines of up to £17m or 4% of global turnover if they fail to protect themselves from cyberattacks. The introduction of such financial penalties will be carried out by the data protection regulator, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), following … More Fines of £17m for unprotected UK firms

It’s a five out of five for ESET Endpoint Security

As threats continually evolve, so too must security.  Today, businesses need solutions that can stand up to the targeted and complex methods hackers deploy, if they are to prevent the very real prospect of falling victim to a data breach. Yet while many IT security companies claim they can deal with the changing threat landscape, … More It’s a five out of five for ESET Endpoint Security

Avoid getting lost in encryption with these easy steps

Encryption can be the answer to many data security issues faced by small and medium businesses. Not only can it protect sensitive information from unauthorized use and minimize the risks arising from data breaches, implementing this technology can also represent another step towards compliance with legislation, especially with respect to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). But in … More Avoid getting lost in encryption with these easy steps