#privacy: Visa announces new feature to prevent payment fraud

New payment security services will be added by Visa to prevent and disrupt payment fraud.  The new innovative security capabilities will break new ground in cybersecurity and fraud prevention, by detecting and disrupting fraud threats targeting financial institutions and merchants.  The new capabilities will be available to Visa clients at no extra cost or sign-up.  […]

Cloud computing and IoT perceived to pose greatest cybersecurity risk

A new report from EY have found that over two thirds of British companies feel that cybersecurity concerns prevent them from adopting new technology.  The survey of 175 C-suite executives at UK-based organisations, identified that cybersecurity fears are “thwarting” adoption in vital areas such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and IoT.  It was also […]

A third of organisations have full confidence in their disaster recovery capabilities

New research from Databarracks reveals that more needs to be done to bring business continuity higher up the agenda. The Data Health Check survey, questioned over 400 IT decision makers in the UK, regarding critical issues relating to IT, security, disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity practices.  It was revealed that just 35% of respondents […]

Almost a third of EU firms still not GDPR compliant

A new report by accounting company RSM announced that almost one in three European businesses are not compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation.  RSM conducted a survey with the European Business Awards and spoke to over 300 companies. It was noted that medium-sized businesses are “struggling to understand and implement” GDPR.  Since its implementation […]

Equifax close to paying around $700 million to settle data breach lawsuits

The credit reporting agency is nearing a deal to settle state and federal investigations into the 2017 data breach.  The Equifax data breach compromised the personal information of over 145 million US citizens. Names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers and many more personal details were among the data that had been exposed. According to The […]