GDPR readiness: Education sector rivals technology industry in race towards General Data Protection Regulation compliance

New research has shown that the education sector is rivaling technology for the top spot when it comes to GDPR preparedness.  The research from Clearswift surveyed 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany and Australia. When asked whether firms currently have all of the necessary processes in place to be […]

88 percent of Java apps susceptible to widespread attacks from known security defects

Over the past 12 months, several high-profile breaches in Java applications were caused by widespread vulnerabilities in open source or commercial components.These are the findings from the 2017 State of Software Security Report, a comprehensive review of application security testing data from scans conducted by CA Veracode’s base of more than 1,400 customers. One example of […]

Cybersecurity experts forecast future threats and proactive countermeasures

CompTIA today has launched its whitepaper, Cybersecurity Landscape – 2017 and Beyond: A Report, which looks at the current and future threats, based on input from cybersecurity specialists and chiefs including global giants HP Enterprise, IBM, Protection Group International, Intrinsic and Dr. James Stanger, a renowned authority on IT security who leads CompTIA’s cybersecurity education […]

The UEA emails sensitive personal information

The University of East Anglia accidentally emailed sensitive personal information such as the details of health conditions, family bereavements and personal issues were sent to 298 students. The email was sent in June to all American Studies students containing the personal data of relating to 191  undergraduates listing the extenuating circumstance for why essay extensions and […]

GDPR Summit London: The road to compliance

Today, the GDPR Summit London will take place at 155 Bishopsgate which is a dedicated event to the General Data Protection Regulation. The summit boasts an impressive line-up of expert speakers from major global companies ready to guide delegates through the complex journey of compliance. Attendees are fully aware of the consequences of non-compliance, as […]