Following a record year of sales growth, Fudo Security is truly earning the title of “the fastest growing PAM vendor in the world.” The company experienced a stunning 83% year-over-year growth in Fudo PAM sales between H1 2018 and H1 2019. In addition to this, the company also saw its customers increase by 42% […]

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It’s near-impossible to travel anywhere today without submitting to the most extensive of security checks. We know of the pat-downs, the metal detectors, the shoes off, the interviews at airports. Increasingly, biometric fingerprint and facial scans are being implemented to add “convenience” for travellers. Opting out can be prohibitively difficult. Sometimes there is no choice–if […]

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On Black Friday, 2013, millions of shoppers went to Target stores around the U.S. They picked out what they wanted, stepped up to a cashier, swiped their credit cards and left happy. Except they shouldn’t have been happy. Months earlier, hackers broke into Target IT systems through a small, third-party HVAC contractor to the company. […]

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The number of reported instances of data breaches in different organizations increases with each passing day. Businesses are feeling the frustrations that follow such occurrences. In 2019 during the World Economic Forum, cyber attacks and data breaches ranked fourth and fifth respectively for two consecutive years as the globe’s most dangerous risks. A practical case […]

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We hope you have enjoyed some family time during the holiday season – as we did! Now it’s time for a double dose of our cybersecurity news – grab your coffee and start the latest review with us! #InsiderThreats All available summaries of 2018 hacks will have a slight hangover about the apparently false news […]

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NASA suffers data breach An intruder gained access to a server containing the information of current and former NASA personnel, including social security numbers. Possible insider abuse! EU diplomatic communications hacked for years Thousand of diplomatic cables have been intercepted, over a period of several years. Breach discovered by a private security firm and evidence […]

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First GDPR fine in Germany It is the country’s first instance of GDPR as a regional state regulator slaps a fine on a German chat platform. Although the hack affects over 800,00 email addresses and over 1.5 million passwords and usernames, the tech company has gotten away without a hefty fine. The penalty will be […]

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Quora breached, over 100 million users affected The popular question-and-answer portal has been breached by an unknown third party. The amount of data is impressive, fortunately Quora implemented some basic security policies like hashing the passwords and segmenting the data. If you have a Quora account – beware of  phishing attempts! Australia passes some controversial […]

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Uber fined for breach by ICO/GDPR After being hit by a cyberattack, Uber fumbled the attack both in the failed preventative measures and the way it conducted itself afterwards. The UK’s data protection regulator as well as the Dutch fined Uber for the incident. With the breach affecting over 2.7 million customers and drivers and […]

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Radisson Hotel Group suffers breach One of the world’s largest hotel groups Radisson has suffered a breach. The chain with over 1,400 hotels, present in over 70 countries has been compromised. Members of the firm’s loyalty and rewards scheme are affected and personal data i.e. phone numbers, emails and addresses have been stolen. With the […]

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