#privacy: New cyber-security enterprise drive comes to Singapore

Multinational cyber-security companies of all sizes which chose Singapore as their base will be able to harness the Republic’s technical expertise, workforce and networks, the city state’s Senior Minister, Teo Chee Hean has said. The coordinating Minister for National Security, Mr Teo underlined how the firms that come to Singapore can take advantage of global […]

#privacy: UK university to lead doctoral training programmes in cyber-security

EIT Digital, the European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation, is supporting the development of the new programmes. University of London’s Artificial Intelligence Research Centre (CitAI) and Institute for Cyber Security (ICS) will lead two new Doctoral Training Programs (DTPs), supported by the European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation EIT Digital. Starting in the 2019-2020 academic year will be a DTP […]

#privacy: New server promises to improve security and data auditing

A new server created by IBM will provide more security in data storage while making information auditable wherever it is held, reports reveal. The global IT firm’s new z15 mainframe has been engineered to support customer data privacy through hybrid multi-cloud ecosystems. The enterprise platform is the culmination of four years’ development – a journey […]

#privacy: Research reveals the most popularly-searched cyber-security terms

Almost 18 months into the era of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, cyber-security has seldom been out of the media headlines. It makes sense that associated terminology, such as ‘fraud’, ‘cyber-crime’, ‘data breach’ and ‘cyber-security’ have increasingly crept into the lexis of the average consumer – a trend to which Google can testify. This […]

#privacy: British Airways accused of avoiding responsibility over data breach

Lawyers have accused British Airways (BA) of “swerving responsibility” through their efforts to cap compensation sums issued to victims of the data breach suffered by the carrier. Last year, a cyber-crime incident at BA led to the exposure of around 600,000 customers’ personal details, after online fraudsters took advantage of weaknesses in the airline’s website. […]

#privacy: Study shines light on Cybercrime-as-a-Service

Cloud security-as-a-service provider Armor has released its annual Black Market report which shows that cybercrime-as-a-service is thriving, with cybercriminals staying ahead of the game by offering a raft of new goods and services – and even after-sales support. Armor’s Threat Resistance Unit (TRU), part of the company’s Security Operations Centre (SOC), which specialises in gathering knowledge about […]

Two-way deal: Privacy Pioneer Max Schrems talks data transfers at PrivSec Dublin

Coming to Dublin’s Convention Centre on 23rd and 24th September 2019, PrivSec Dublin will bring together a global audience of senior decision-makers and privacy specialists to explore the bonds between data privacy and security.   As Brexit negotiations continue, confusion lingers over how companies that transfer personal data beyond British shores can continue to do […]

#privacy: UK reminds UN security group that global cyber-security fight needs collaboration

Britain’s representative to a United Nations cyber-security group has spoken out about the need for more money to be directed into cyber defence capacity. The representative also called for greater respect to be paid to international law processes within digital transformation, in an address to the UN Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) held to develop information […]