Fudo Security Weekly, October 22nd – 26th, 2018

29.10.2018 10:10

#artificial_intelligence

The double edged sword: AI and Machine Learning. A recent study reveals a fear of AI power which contrasts the call to embrace it. Warranted fear or just a fear to adapt to the new? Read more here.

#healthcare

HK based Cathay Pacific airlines hit by a breach exposing personal data of more than 9 million customers. To add insult to injury it took the airline over 5 months to notify passengers of the breach. A worrying tale which may cripple the reputation of the company and be yet another wake up call to organizations still not taking threats and GDPR seriously. Find out more here.

#cyberattacks

Russia likely culprit behind industrial control cyber attack.

#breach

HK based Cathay Pacific airlines hit by a breach exposing personal data of more than 9 million customers. To add insult to injury it took the airline over 5 months to notify passengers of the breach. A worrying tale which may cripple the reputation of the company and be yet another wake up call to organizations still not taking threats and GDPR seriously. Read more.

Due to recent troubles, Facebook looks to politics in search for their new global communications executive. The company has announced that former UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg will be taking over the social media’s PR.

A recent independent report by the Ponemom Institute and IBM have released the cost of a data breach in 2018. The US leads the world with a stunning 7.9 million dollars, as the average total cost of a breach.

Morrisons loses its appeal after a data breach exposes thousands of details of its employees online. Breached by an insider, Morrisons was hoping not to be held liable, yet the courts have seen fit to rule otherwise. Now headed to the UK Supreme Court, this may lead to the first class action data leak case in the UK. Find out more.

 

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