LORCA unveils 11 cyber innovators tasked with tackling the industry’s biggest challenges

The London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (LORCA) today announces the 11 scaling cyber companies that will form its second cohort. Selected by industry leaders, these businesses represent the most promising solutions to the two biggest cybersecurity challenges identified at LORCA last year. The second LORCA cohort is focused on user-centric security and securing supply […]

Regulatory compliance will have a positive impact on European organisations, says poll

A recent survey reveals that while four in five data experts and IT professionals believe that the requirement to comply with stronger, more stringent data management regulations (like GDPR), will be a long-term benefit to their organisations, only one in five were fully confident in their business’ level of compliance with current data protection legislation.  The […]

Man arrested over major data breach in Germany

A twenty-year-old man is reported to have confessed to being behind a recent data breach which saw links to the personal information of hundreds of Germany’s politicians, journalists and celebrities posted online.  The incident, which is among the most severe cases of a data leak to hit the German nation, played out at the start […]

Data leak puts German politicians’ details into the public domain

The private data of hundreds of German politicians and leading public figures has been leaked through a Twitter account. Among the pieces of information compromised in the incident are private communications, credit card numbers, personal phone numbers, addresses and party documents, the Guardian reports. The unauthorised access and publication of the information is thought to […]

Marriott: History’s biggest corporate data hack could lead to half a billion dollars’ worth of costs for hotel chain

Countless data breaches hit the headlines through 2018, but none so dramatic and potentially far-reaching as that disclosed by Marriott International at the end of November. Latest analysis taken from a risk model created by AIR Worldwide now suggests that the incident could cost the global hotel group up to $600m, Computer Weekly reports. The […]

Celebrity Twitter accounts hacked by vigilante security firm

Hackers have infiltrated a number of celebrity Twitter accounts with the intention of highlighting weaknesses in the social media giant’s defences, according to reports. Among the high-profile users whose accounts were broken into are documentary expert, Louis Theroux, and TV presenters, Eamonn Holmes and Saira Khan. Last week, Insinia Security placed a message on targeted […]