This is how to keep mobile devices safe in the workplace
Keeping your mobile devices safe in the workspace is very important, but many organisations don't have enough focus on mobile security. Apple recently released patches for the iOS and the Safari web browser, they patched vulnerabilities that gave cybercriminals full access to your device. Android i... Read more
Security pros are often pressured not to disclose data breaches
A new study finds that nearly half of security practitioners are being told to ‘keep data breaches under wraps’.
A new study published this week shows almost half of cyber security professionals are pressured to keep data breaches secret, according to ITPro.
The survey of 400 IT and secur... Read more
Employer services company Sequoia suffers personal data breach
A data breach at Sequoia has resulted in personal information being exposed.
Sequoia lost customers' sensitive and private information due to a data breach. The organization informed customers and those impacted by the breach. The incident occurred between September 22 and October 6, according t... Read more
Dutch privacy authority reports growing number of data breaches
The Dutch privacy authority (AP) signalled growing numbers in its data breach report of 2021. Attacks on IT suppliers are increasingly impacting the supply chain.
The data breach report for 2021 shows that 24,866 breaches were reported in the Netherlands last year. According to the AP, organizat... Read more
Data breaches get bigger, do people still care? We need cyber resilience
There was a time when an enormous data breach would concern people. People were afraid when someone stole their credentials. That feeling seems to have disappeared. Data breaches are as ordinary as DDOS attacks. People don't seem to care anymore. It also means that it has become harder for cybercri... Read more
300 million daily Zoom users, new vulnerabilities discovered
Videoconferencingapp Zoom reached more than three hundred million daily users according to CEO Eric Yuan. For Zoom this is all-time high and fifty percent more users since the beginning of this month. At the same time, yet another security breach was discovered.
Since the outbreak of the corona... Read more
Formjacking cause three-quarters of all data breaches
A report by F5 Labs shows that formjacking, in which cybercriminals falsify online forms, caused almost three-quarters of all data breaches in the past year.
The technique is used by criminals to forge login pages, online shopping carts and similar online forms. In this way they try to get their... Read more
“Uploading to malware-scanning websites leads to data leaks.
Companies accidentally leave confidential files on the Internet that are open for third parties to download. This is done by uploading files to malware-scanning websites, which then publish everything.
White-hat hackers at security company Cyjax report that, for example, IT personnel and security... Read more
“Pen tests regularly cause leaks of sensitive data
According to BlackBerry Cylance research, pen tests regularly lead to the leakage of sensitive information. The company's research team was able to find confidential information about air traffic control in a semi-public malware environment, among other things.
In the report, called "Thin Red Line: ... Read more
Personal Data Authority received 20,000 privacy complaints in first year after GDPR
In the first year after the introduction of the European Privacy Act (GDPR), the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) received almost 20,000 complaints about possible breaches of privacy. In the first five months of this year, the watchdog also received almost 8,000 reports of data breaches, writes... Read more