Former foreign secretary of Estonia calls for cyber security cooperation between governments and private sector

Estonia’s former foreign secretary, Marina Kaljurand, has urged governments around the world to take action and collaborate with the private sector to bolster international cyber-security. Ministries must “turn from public private partnership slogans to real partnerships” on the issue, Kaljurand told an audience during her keynote at the Black Hat Europe conference in London recently. […]

UK consumers threaten data breach backlash

Such is the public awareness of data security today, that customers are now prepared to pass by businesses that cannot take care of personal information, a Gemalto study finds. In a survey of 10,500 consumers, the digital security leader found discovered that two thirds (66%) of consumers would no longer do business with an organisation […]

Data protection & compliance: Q&A with Darron Gibbard, Chief Technical Security Officer for Northern EMEA at Qualys

Ahead of his talk at Data Protection World Forum, Qualys Chief Technical Security Officer for Northern EMEA, Darron Gibbard sat down with GDPR:Report to discuss the new challenges in data, compliance and security landscape. What are the big issues in data protection today? I think data protection is a big term, so it’s important to […]

Yahoo hit with $50m fine for data breach

After two years of legal wrangles, Yahoo will foot a 50USD bill in damages to victims of the biggest data breach in history, Tech Crunch reports. The internet search giant will also give free credit-monitoring services for two years to the 200 million individuals and three billion user accounts worldwide that were impacted by the […]