We are now approaching the one-year anniversary of the implementation of GDPR – one of the most important changes to data privacy regulations in the last 20 years. Since its implementation, what changes – if any – have businesses made to ensure the data they hold remains secure?
In our normal day to day lives we understand the value of privacy. Locking the door to our homes or closing the curtains to the outside world comes naturally. But as we live more of our lives online and become increasingly dependent on our mobile and IoT devices, why do we give so little thought to our digital privacy?
Cybercrime is a lucrative business and criminals are increasingly targeting the financial sector in their quest for quick financial reward. As cyberattacks continue to grow in both frequency and sophistication across all industries, the financial sector in particular is under relentless attack from hackers, falling victim to cyber security incidents around 300x more than [...]
We now rely on our phones to provide us with up-to-date information at our fingertips. So, when our phones start slowing down, frustration and anxiety arises. But how many people actually understand why this is happening?
In the wake of increasing privacy concerns and the arrival of new regulations, protecting intellectual property (IP) has never been more critical. While losing customer data can damage a brand’s reputation, trust, and even bottom line, losing IP can threaten a company’s very existence.
Whilst it’s clear that social media trend for ‘living out loud’ isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Users are becoming more aware of the privacy issues that have come to the forefront, as these once inherently trusted platforms face scrutiny for their misuse of personal data.
Whilst the future use and viability of Cryptocurrencies may still be up for debate, the influence Bitcoin (the most famous cryptocurrency) has had on the market is clear– with its valuation peaking at just shy of $20,000 in December 2017.
The threat landscape we see today is vastly different and infinitely more sophisticated. The days of protecting yourself from bad actors using a single antivirus solution are now behind us. Fileless network protection is a key element to device security and an important part of the layered security strategy.
With the recent revelation that Facebook tracks you whether or not you are a Facebook customer means that people had no option to opt out of this massive data collection exercise.
Cryptocurrency mining is the latest trend in hacking (also called Cryptojacking) where code is injected into web sites and is used to hijack the users’ CPU to mine cryptocurrency. This has been driven by a boom in the value of cryptocoins in general and is a way for hackers to make money.