Manufacturers of connected IoT smart devices will soon have to adhere to stricter security requirements under new government guidelines.
Today is Data Protection Day, and for the majority of businesses, data is becoming an integral part of day-to-day strategies.
Facebook exec and former deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has received criticism over comments suggesting that end-to-end encrypted messages sent via WhatsApp could not be hacked.
Mobile users are being warned against a new FedEx scam in the form of convincing SMS messages appearing to be from the delivery services company.
A well-placed malicious insider has the potential to cause more damage and at a greater speed than an external threat actor due to their knowledge of, and access to, a company’s IT environment.
UN human rights experts have called for an investigation into the hacking of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ phone via a WhatsApp account allegedly belonging to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
A company aiming to “trigger a data ownership and control revolution” by helping people to discover what information organisations hold on them has launched in the UK.
The spectre of an Iranian cyberattack loomed large following the assassination of Iran’s general, Qasem Soleimani, but has so far – publicly, at least – gone unrealised.
European data regulators have now issued fines totalling €114m (£97m) under GDPR, but there are far more to come, according to a report published today.
The FBI has seized the domain of WeLeakInfo.com, a website that claimed to have more than 12 billion user records on sale that had been exposed in data breaches.
2020 could see the “death of the password” according to the CEO of authentication platform Veridium.
Travelex CEO Tony D’Souza has provided an update on the ransomware attack that first took down the foreign currency firm on New Year’s Eve, stating that the “first customer-facing systems in the UK are now up and running”.
Today a court hearing in Tel Aviv, Israel, will begin what could be a defining point in the development of corporate spyware, as a judge considers whether to revoke the export license of NSO Group.
For UK healthcare organisations, cybersecurity incidents are now a very real threat, with 67% suffering from at least one in the past 12 months.
A data breach at UK-based Fresh Film Productions, which makes adverts for high-profile companies including Unilever, has exposed sensitive personal data of participants in antiperspirant brand Dove’s ‘real people’ campaign.
As of today Microsoft will no longer support its Windows 7 operating system with security updates, putting those that continue to use it at an increased risk of cyberattacks.
The UK’s decision whether to ban Huawei technology from its 5G mobile phone networks is entering a crucial period, with the government expected to reach its verdict in a matter of weeks.
Data privacy enforcement agencies around the world are ramping up judgements and penalties, while cybercriminals are doubling down with new ways to break into networks.
Dixons Carphone has been fined half a million pounds after the computer system in its tills suffered a cyberattack, affecting at least 14 million people, in what the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) described as a “careless loss of data”.
The Travelex hack that has seen ransomware cripple the foreign exchange company since New Year’s Eve has had a knock-on impact on the majority of the UK’s high street banks, raising concerns about how interconnected the international economy has become.
Security researchers found multiple security flaws in popular video-sharing app TikTok that made it technically possible to expose personal videos and data.
2020’s first major geopolitical event happened before most of us had fully recovered from the New Year festivities, with the assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani by the Trump administration.
In most circumstances, anything numbering in the billions is difficult to comprehend.
The US attack on Iran that caused the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani has led to mounting discussions of war, but for many, it is a battle that looks set to be fought as much on digital lines as physical ones, through cyberattacks on US companies and critical infrastructure.
Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and Gen Z combine to make today’s working environment a multigenerational place and it stands to reason that each group will come with their own very different work expectations.
It’s that time of year when, as the song goes, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
With the growing ubiquity of smart technology, children are, from a younger age than ever, adept at using many forms of consumer tech, from tablets to smart phones and speakers.
Cybersecurity is a fast-moving industry, and with a new decade dawning, the next year promises new challenges for enterprises, security professionals and workers.
It could be argued that 2019 was the year of the data breach, yet the list of the most common passwords suggests we still aren’t taking security seriously.
Startup Tines has announced that it has raised $11m in Series A funding to further its efforts in the cybersecurity automation space.