Stored hardware leads to legacy data breach for Australian radio station operator

Australian radio station operator, Nova Entertainment, has disclosed that contents of a legacy dataset holding listeners’ information obtained over the years has been leaked into the public domain. As reported by the itnews website, the station’s CEO, Cathy O’Connor revealed in an official statement that the data had originally been collected between May 2009 and […]

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 […]

Brexit and Data Protection

The European Commission has started to implement its preparations for a no-deal Brexit and one of the eight sectors they are looking at is data protection. In the event of a no-deal Brexit, after March 29, the UK will be treated as a third country like any other country for data transfer and U.K. controllers and processors […]

Remote working poses significant security risk to UK’s businesses, new research reveals

CybSafe, London, 20 December 2018 – A third of the UK’s micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have suffered a data breach because of remote working in the last 12 months, according to new research from CybSafe, the training and data analytics platform that helps organisations improve cyber security awareness, behaviour, and culture. Remote working […]