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Egress Survey: “Human error remains primary cause of personal data breaches”

Figures obtained via a Freedom of Information request and subsequently released by Egress, the provider of people-centric data security solutions, highlight rather concerning statistics on human error remaining the main cause of personal data breaches. The figures show that, of...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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WatchGuard’s Q2 2018 Internet Security Report reveals password inadequacy still a top threat

New research conducted by the WatchGuard Threat Lab shows the emergence of the Mimikatz credential-stealing malware as a top threat and the growing popularity of brute force login attacks against web applications. The research also reveals that 50% of Government and military...
Posted On 27 Sep 2018
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Superdrug hacking episode signals need to move to “passwordless” society

Following the recent hacking episode suffered by Superdrug, Jesper Frederiksen (head of the EMEA region at identity management specialist Okta) has argued the incident shows that, despite living in the era of the requirement for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Cyber criminals jailed for National Lottery intrusion in wake of NCA investigation

Two cyber criminals have been sentenced for committing offences against the National Lottery after a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation. Daniel Thompson, 27, and Idris Kayode Akinwunmi, 21, were jailed for eight months and four months respectively at Birmingham Crown Court...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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WatchGuard’s Internet Security Report pinpoints cyber criminals focused on credential theft

Criminal tactics used to access user credentials are growing in prevalence and sophistication. That’s according to the findings of WatchGuard’s latest quarterly Internet Security Report, which explores computer and network security threats affecting SMBs and distributed...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017