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Publicly-traded companies suffering worst data breaches average 7.5% decrease in stock price

Bitglass, the next generation CASB company, has released released the findings from its latest report entitled ‘Kings of the Monster Breaches’. The company researched the three largest data breaches of publicly-traded companies from each of the last three years in...
Posted On 17 May 2019
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Cyber Risk: Key Considerations for Boards of Directors During M&A Procedures

Data breaches are a constant in today’s headlines, but in recent years the risk has been front and centre of some of the most significant M&A deals, writes Jake Olcott. In 2017, Verizon discounted its acquisition price by $350 million when Yahoo belatedly disclosed that it...
Posted On 08 May 2019
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IFSEC transforms into “integrated security event” and adopts “new industry role” addressing critical global security challenges

Security has never been a more critical subject of discussion. 2017 has been a year wherein organisations and Governments have become increasingly aware of the fact that the substance of the threat which they’re working to prevent has changed irrevocably. Europe fell victim...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017
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Joint Committee on National Security Strategy launches inquiry into cyber security

According to the 2015 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review, the impact of technology – and in particular cyber threats and wider technological developments – is one of the major security challenges facing the UK. With this in mind, the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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IRM experts outline chief concerns in detailed risk predictions overview for 2017

Political risk, cyber security, bribery and oil price and financial market fluctuations are among the chief concerns for businesses being voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2017. Nicola Crawford CFIRM, chair of the Institute of Risk Management...
Posted On 05 Jan 2017
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BSI Espion examines growing trend of Dark Web monitoring for leaked corporate data

BSI Espion believes the growth of legitimate service providers who trawl the hidden web for leaked corporate data further illustrates the complex and perplexing information security challenges organisations can face in today’s world.  The Dark Web (which is part of the Deep...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016
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500 million end users affected by suspected state-sponsored attack on Yahoo network

Multinational technology company Yahoo has reported that a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from no less than half a billion users. Yahoo, which confirmed details of the breach months after reports of a major hack, said its investigation had...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016