US Credit Monitoring Service Breached

U.S. based consumer credit reporting agency, Equifax Inc, (one of the three largest credit agencies) has fallen victim to a data breach in which personally identifiable information of at least 143 million U.S. citizens (almost half the U.S. population) has purportedly been stolen. The company allows you to check your...

The Workforce: a threat to security

According to a report recently released by security firm Netwrix, humans are still the single biggest threat to business security. The report highlights: “100% of government entities see their own employees as the biggest threat to security” The survey was conducted across 723 organizations in over 30 industries. Every year,...

NIST focuses on IoT in new proposals

18 August 2017 – A new draft of the Special Publication (SP) 800-53, Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations has been proposed by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The publication focuses on privacy and addresses current issues of the Internet of things and...

HBO hacked: “Game of Thrones” episodes stolen

Late July 2017, HBO confirmed that it had been hacked. At the time, they were not commenting on what might have been stolen. In an email to employees they are quoted as saying “… there has been a cyber incident directed at the company which has resulted in some stolen...

IoT: The Internet of Trouble?

Back in the latter half of 2016, the website of a security advisor, Brian Krebbs, came under an extreme DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack. His website was was subsequently taken offline after receiving 620-665Gbps (Gigabits per second) of malicious traffic. This was, at the time, the largest attack ever...

Smarter Users, Better Defence

Users can be a weak link in an organization’s overall cybersecurity defence effort, but they are a vital part of the business ecosystem. As cybersecurity professionals, it has long been our job to recognise the traps and pitfalls that litter the Internet. However, many users remain unaware of the risks....

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