‘Pinkware’ poses the biggest cyber security risk for organisations

Cyber security expert, Nick Holden, has said that “pinkware” poses the greatest data protection and privacy threat to charities today. Speaking to an audience in Liverpool recently, Holden said that people – or pinkware – were responsible for the biggest security weaknesses in most businesses. Holden, who works with security and risk company, NexusProtect, said: […]

Freedom Mobile breach update reveals financial data exposure

Earlier this week, news broke that researchers were able to access a database used by Canada’s fourth-largest telecommunications firm. The potential exposure meant the data of thousands of customers could be put at risk owing to the information being “totally unprotected and unencrypted”. The data at risk comprised email addresses of customers, phone numbers, residential […]

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 […]