#Privacy: Global cybersecurity threat outlook for 2020 published

The Information Security Forum (ISF), a resource for executives and board members on cybersecurity and risk management, has announced the organization’s outlook for the top global security threats that businesses will face in 2020. Key threats for the coming year include: The Race for Technology Dominance Third Parties, Internet of Things (IoT) and the Cloud Cybercrime In […]

#Privacy: Most cameras are operating on outdated firmware, study finds

As many as 68.4 percent—or almost 7 out of 10—cameras are currently running out of date firmware, a new study has found. According to research conducted by Genetec, outdated camera firmware, and failing to change default passwords present some of the biggest weaknesses in cybersecurity defense and as the number of interconnected security devices keeps on […]

#Privacy: Realising the threat of phishing and the impact it has under GDPR

By Lecio De Paula, data privacy director at KnowBe4 The GDPR has been in effect since May 25, 2018, which has sparked international organisations into a compliance frenzy. Data protection authorities have reported that the amount of reported data breaches has increased significantly. In regard to data protection law, not all data breaches need to […]

#Privacy: Mainframe shops prefer single authentication, survey finds

IBM mainframe customers would prefer a single unified authentication system that lets users securely access both mainframe and non-mainframe applications, a new survey suggests. As well as improving the user experience, the research indicates this would encourage more mainframe customers to move away from relying solely on passwords in favour of stronger protection such as […]