Research reveals link between developer happiness and application security, but breaches remain at troubling levels

Happy developers are 3.6x less likely to neglect security when it comes to code quality, 2020 DevSecOps Community Survey finds. 28% of mature organisations suffered an open source breach in past 12 months A new report today reveals the findings of its seventh annual DevSecOps Community Survey, which uncovers an intrinsic link between developer happiness and […]

Deepfake Danger: How to protect your business

Deepfake technology is more affordable and accessible than ever. Where they once typically resided in the porn industry, we’ve seen deepfakes now infiltrate other spaces, from politics to popular culture to fraud vectors. A recent example is well-known indie band, The Strokes, appearing as though they are 20-years-old again in their latest music video, “Bad […]

Gotcha! New Visualisation Techniques Make Fraud A Whole Lot Easier To “See” — And Stop

Written by Chris Hillman, Principal Data Scientist in the International Advanced Analytics team at Teradata. According to the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, companies attribute from 5% to as much as 20% of their claims cost to fraud. In a year’s time that adds up to a whopping total of $80 billion (£64.5 billion). As if that weren’t […]

10 tips for security teams to offer their employees to work securely when at home

Written by Paul Colwell, Technical Director, OGL Computer. There are many potential pitfalls to allowing staff to work from home – a decreased security stance being one of the most potentially significant. We’ve picked out a range of best-practice tips and working strategies to minimise this potential risk, whatever your business vertical or size…   1.    Lead […]

#Privacy: Domain registration companies take steps to combat fraudulent COVID-19 websites

US domain registration companies are taking action against coronavirus related fraud.  One of America’s largest US domain registry companies, GoDaddy has revealed that it has taken down numerous fraudulent websites as part of its “human review process.” A GoDaddy spokesperson said: “We do not tolerate abuse on our platform and our Universal Terms of Service […]