#Privacy: Realising the threat of phishing and the impact it has under GDPR

By Lecio De Paula, data privacy director at KnowBe4 The GDPR has been in effect since May 25, 2018, which has sparked international organisations into a compliance frenzy. Data protection authorities have reported that the amount of reported data breaches has increased significantly. In regard to data protection law, not all data breaches need to […]

#Privacy: Mainframe shops prefer single authentication, survey finds

IBM mainframe customers would prefer a single unified authentication system that lets users securely access both mainframe and non-mainframe applications, a new survey suggests. As well as improving the user experience, the research indicates this would encourage more mainframe customers to move away from relying solely on passwords in favour of stronger protection such as […]

#Privacy: University of West Florida to help address global cybersecurity skills shortage

The University of West Florida and the Jikei College Group in Japan has announced a partnership that aims to enhance global cybersecurity workforce development. The agreement promotes educational collaboration in cybersecurity that will benefit students and strengthen workforce development in the  cybersecurity industry. The partnership includes cooperative education through the exchange of information on curricular and instructional […]

#Privacy: Over a third of US citizens have been victims of ID theft through 2019

Over one third (38%) of Americans have been victims of identity theft or data breaches in the past year, according to a survey conducted by YouGov plc on behalf of ScoreSense. The study also found that, although the majority of Americans (77%) are concerned about these threats, less than half (48%) are taking measures to protect themselves […]