#Privacy: Best strategy in closing the cybersecurity workforce gap

Cyberattacks have realized unparalleled heights. In 2019 alone, cyber criminals have compromised the data of hundreds of millions of users. They have penetrated Apple’s iOS, Microsoft’s Visual Studio and other systems that were once seen as impenetrable. Tens of millions of Capital One credit card applicants had their banking information stolen in one of the […]

#Privacy: Five key cybersecurity threats to look out for in 2020

To help businesses prepare their IT security for 2020, Straight Edge Technology have released a report naming five major cybersecurity threats and their solutions for 2020 and beyond. According to the report, approximately 43% of today’s cyberattacks target small businesses. This barrage of cyberattacks on small and medium-sized businesses will only increase as more data is stored […]

#Privacy: CCPA update – analysing the AG’s proposed regulations

On October 10, 2019, the California Attorney General’s office published its long-awaited proposed California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations. What are they, and what should enterprises do to achieve compliance and avoid costly fines? On October 10, 2019, the California Attorney General’s (AG) office published its long-awaited proposed California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations. The AG’s […]

#Privacy: New cyber “vaccine” promises to stand up to ransomware attacks

LIFARS, a firm specialising in cyber incident response, digital forensics, and security services has announced the release of Cyber Vaccine, a new weapon against one of the most prolific organized crime phenomena of the 21st century – ransomware attacks. Cyber Vaccine was crafted specifically for the Dridex malware strain, commonly used by the large-scale ransomware campaigns […]

#Privacy: US insurer adds CCPA endorsement to cover small-to-medium-sized businesses

Coalition, a cyber insurer for small and midsize businesses, has announced a new endorsement that broadens its coverage to protect against additional violations brought under California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Coalition is offering the coverage to help businesses comply with regulations, protect against alleged violations, and pay resulting expenses and penalties. “Like GDPR, the CCPA […]

#Privacy: NextGen cybersecurity facility to open in Melbourne, Australia

Global information technology, consulting and business process services company, Wipro Limited has announced the launch of a NextGen Cyber Defence Centre (CDC) in Melbourne, Australia. With the launch of this centre, Wipro aims to make substantial investments to up-skill its employees, hire more local resources and generate more than 100 jobs in Melbourne for cybersecurity specialists. […]