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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#cyberattack First up this week we look at football. FIFA has been hacked a second time this year. This will likely lead to new leaks about players, funding and other gossip. Find out more here. With recent transportation companies like Air Canada, and Cathay Pacific all breached in the last few months, Eurostar has now […]

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#enterprise Acquiring Red Hat by IBM for 34 billion dollars makes it the 3rd largest tech deal ever. And also probably the biggest for the IBM itself. How may it impact enterprises relying on the Linux biggest distro support? Read here #breach Class Action suit against Cathay Pacific! A UK-based legal firm gets much coverage […]

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#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 […]

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#cyberattacks DOD weapons password hacked. Wanna know more about it? Read more here. Third party Pentagon provider breached, over 30,000 victims at DoD travel provider. #healthcare Federal regulators have smacked health insurer Anthem Inc. with a record $16 million HIPAA settlement in the wake of a cyberattack revealed in 2015, which impacted nearly 79 million individuals. […]

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SMBs are struggling to cope with cybersecurity. They face challenges including: a lack of training and no support from management. High time to change this! Find out more here. The UK’s NCSC releases its annual review about cybersecurity and the threat landscape. Click here to read more. Insider threats at NASA. An ex contractor found […]

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Despite all that’s covered in the media, many people still don’t realize the threat that often stems from the inside. Take heed from an inside job at the Iowa state lottery and don’t let your organization fall prey to such an attack. Read more here. Healthcare remains vulnerable in the US and globally, but the […]

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Insiders are responsbile for some of the most common threats within a company. This week saw a former NSA employee sentenced for taking home classified documents. Click here. With the transition to a digital environment in healthcare, outdated legacy systems remain a hurdle which can cause damage and endanger patient safety. Read more here. Security is […]

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