With 62% of law firms falling victim to cybercriminals in the last year, and only 35% with a mitigation plan in place in the event of an attack, experts are warning that practices need to be doing more to address the real and present threat from online fraudsters. Cybercriminals targeting the legal sector do so for three main reasons – […]
With the imminent arrival of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), media conversations about the potential implications continue to incite panic among marketers. The relationship between marketing and data has continued to grow alongside digital development, to the point where it is now difficult to imagine maintaining relationships with customers without a heavy reliance […]
Google has announced that they are downgrading the level of trust that it has in Symantec certificates following an investigation that revealed ‘a continually increasing scope of misissuance’ by Symantec over a period of several years which has exposed users to significant dangers. Google Chrome developers plan to restrict transport layer security certificates sold by […]
Two US technology firms have been tricked out of $100m (£80.3m) through an email phishing scam. A Lithuanian man has been charged in his home country last week after deceiving the firms from at least 2013 up until 2015. Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48, posed as an Asian-based computer hardware manufacturer used a series of email phishing attacks, […]
The vast majority (92%) of organisations in the UK have limited visibility of the impact DNS performance is having on their internet users and visitors to their online resources, according to real-time information services provider, Neustar. Although DNS is a fundamental utility supporting the internet and relied upon by all businesses, the report found that […]
New research this week by National Crime Agency and National Cyber Security Centre revealed that a particular kind of security breach, ransomware, has grown significantly over the past year, with the popularity of internet-connected gadgets increasing the risk of attacks for consumers. The report stated that more devices connecting to the internet means that criminals have […]
Apricorn, a leading manufacturer of software-free, hardware-encrypted USB drives, today announced new research highlighting that a lack of rigor and consistency when it comes to protecting data poses significant security risks, as 70 per cent of IT decision makers agree that securing corporate data is an ongoing battle.
A poll out today from ICSA: The Governance Institute and recruitment specialist The Core Partnership finds that almost 60% of organisations polled have faced increased exposure to cyber risk in the past 12 months, with 77% of boards now regarding it as a board issue. ‘Cyber crime is one of the fastest growing crimes in […]