#Privacy: Corporate billing cycle under remote working exposes huge risk to sensitive data

Now that major parts of the US are under stay-at-home orders, unprepared corporations face a huge data control problem as they go into their first major billing cycle carried out by employees working at home, according to the International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM). Thousands of U.S. companies are relying on employees untrained in […]

#Privacy: Invasive malware increase experienced through end of 2019

Network cybersecurity and intelligence company, WatchGuard Technologies, recently released its Internet Security Report for 2019, which recorded unprecedented levels levels of evasive malware being spread through global computer networks through the tail end of last year. Over 65% of the malware picked up by WatchGuard’s security appliances through Q4 2019 managed to get past signature-based antivirus […]

#Privacy: Increase in cybersecurity concerns behind growth of global surveillance camera market

The global surveillance camera market accounted for US$ 21.82 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.7% over the forecast period 2019-2027, to account for US$ 45.93 billion in 2027. The increase in cybersecurity concerns and rising infrastructural developments and significant rise in adoption of IP […]

#Privacy: New COVID-19 phishing trick warns users before they’ve been infected

Cybersecurity and awareness training specialists, KnowBe4, have revealed their discovery of a new breed of phishing trick being used by fraudsters taking advantage of panic caused by the current COVID-19 outbreak. The malicious warning tells people they have come into contact with a friend, colleague, or family member who has been infected with the coronavirus. The […]

#Privacy: Harvard experts call for standardised cybersecurity legislation for greater consumer protection

As the scope and power of data have increased, recent legislative efforts to improve consumer financial data privacy and security at the state level have sparked a national discussion about what more can be done to ensure consumers are protected. An overwhelming 97% of consumers saying they are somewhat or very concerned about their data […]

#Privacy: Incidents management software available to US banks amid pandemic

Software firm, 360factors, which creates risk and intelligence software for banks and financial services organisations, has announced it will be offering its Pandemic Issues & Incidents Management application free to US banks, as the COVID-19 battle intensifies. With a no-cost, pre-configured Pandemic Issues & Incidents Management is a form and workflow application. The software is ready to […]

#Privacy: Body temperature cameras fuse security with virus screening technology

Cybersecurity and visuals tech company, Platinum CCTV, has unveiled a new thermoptic cybersecurity camera designed to help screen individuals before they enter a facility, to guard against cyber threats and the spread of infectious diseases. The PT-BF5421-T Thermal/Visible Hybrid IP Security Camera is the next generation in business cybersecurity, providing accurate body temperature readings of plus/minus 0.3 degrees […]