Orange acquisition builds its cyber security offering

Orange has acquired Belgian tech firm, SecureLink in the biggest venture into cyber security in the telecommunication giant’s history. Reported in the Financial Times, it was revealed that factoring in deb, Antwerp-based SecureLink is valued at €515 million. Currently owned by Investcorp, the firm operates in eight European countries and pulled in €248 million last […]

Blockchain to be used to implement data privacy programmes

Leading enterprises in the States are turning to blockchain technology in a bid to drive cyber security and privacy, reports reveal. Ant Financial, RGAX and VMware have announced that they will partner with Israeli blockchain security company, QEDIT, to help implement privacy solutions through their blockchain networks. QEDIT has used Zero-Knowledge Proofs to help banks […]

Equifax faces Indiana lawsuit for 2017 data breach

Equifax is being sued by the state of Indiana in the US, following the effects of a huge data breach that hit the credit ratings agency in 2017. The state’s Attorney General office, said the incident hit around 148 million people, including around 4 million “Hoosiers” – residents Indiana, the Hoosier state. This latest court […]

Apple doesn’t want your data, Tim Cook says

Apple’s boss, Tim Cook, has underlined his company’s positive data attitudes again by reminding the world of the tech giant’s concern for the privacy of its users. In a recent interview with ABC, Cook told Diane Sawyer that the state of data collection across the tech sector is caught up in “crisis”, adding, “privacy itself […]