#Privacy: Check Point’s ZoneAlarm suffers data breach

Confirmed by The Hacker News, the forum site of ZoneAlarm has suffered a data breach exposing user discussions.  ZoneAlarm, the internet security software company, owned by Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Technologies, offers various protection solutions for users to protect themselves online, such as antivirus and firewall. Ironically, hackers were able to exploit a known […]

#Privacy: Internal passwords belonging to Orvis leaked twice

A report has revealed that Orvis.com, an American retailer, leaked hundreds of internal passwords on Pastebin.com. According to Krebs On Security, the leaked credentials related to backend management, firewall administration, router settings and database servers.  Krebs received a tip from Hold Security in late October about the data breach, stating that there was a large […]

Welcome to European Data Protection Summit Manchester, opening today

Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th of November will see Manchester’s Victorian Warehouse host two days of networking, industry discussion and top-level insight into data protection, privacy and security. Over two days, European Data Protection Summit (EUDPS) Manchester will examine the challenges, opportunities and solutions on a complex data privacy landscape, where international regulation is rapidly […]

#Privacy: Lack of automation can undermine cybersecurity through digital transformation, report finds

A new study has revealed that enterprises slow to abandon manual processes – despite being short staffed – and that the lack of automation, increasing network complexity, and limited visibility contribute to costly misconfigurations and increased risk. FireMon’s 2019 State of the Firewall report, features feedback from nearly 600 respondents, including nearly 20% from the executive ranks, […]

#Privacy: Data, privacy and analytics are primary concerns for financial enterprises

Data, privacy, analytics and customer service are top finance priorities, says a new Protivity report. The Today’s Finance Priorities: Security, Data, Analytics and Internal Customers, shows that CFOs and finance leaders are focused as much on strategic matters ad operational issues. The report says they are more focused on robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), […]

#Privacy: Global Commission on Stability of Cyberspace releases new report

The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) has issued its final report Advancing Cyberstability, as part of a panel held at the 2019 Paris Peace Forum. Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, and David Koh, Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, launched the report and placed the […]

#Privacy: US Department of Energy holds fifth CyberForce competition

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host its fifth CyberForce Competition™ on Nov. 16. The event, held at 10 of the DOE’s National Laboratories across the United States, will challenge 105 college teams to defend a simulated energy infrastructure from cyber-attacks. During the competition, teams will compete to defend their simulated infrastructure from attacks […]