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MGM Resorts announces it has been victim of a cyberattack

MGM Resorts recently announced it has been the victim of a malicious cyberattack. The organisation published a statement on its website: ‘MGM Resorts recently identified a cybersecurity issue affecting certain of the company’s systems. Promptly after detecting the issue, we began an investigation with assistance from leading external cybersecurity experts. We also notified law enforcement […]

Ransomware is indiscriminatory – prepare for everything to fail

Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Veeam, guides businesses in fearlessly taking control of their defence. Ransomware attacks continue to grow in frequency. As well as being more common, ransomware is also getting more potent. As per Veeam’s 2023 Ransomware Trends Report 21% of companies paid the ransom but could not recover their […]

ICO reprimands NHS Lanarkshire for sharing patient data via WhatsApp

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a reprimand to NHS Lanarkshire, following staff’s unauthorised use of WhatsApp to share patients’ personal data over the course of two years. Between April 2020 and April 2022, 26 staff at NHS Lanarkshire had access to a WhatsApp group where patient data was entered on more than 500 occasions, […]

Norfolk and Suffolk Police suffer data breach

Norfolk and Suffolk constabularies have identified an issue relating to a very small percentage of responses to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests for crime statistics, issued between April 2021 and March 2022. A technical issue has led to some raw data belonging to the constabularies being included within the files produced in response to the […]

Staff data error leaks personal information of every Northern Ireland police service officer

Every police officer in Northern Ireland has had their personal details leaked, leaving officers and their families ‘frightened’, following a staff data breach. The names, work locations and ranks of all officers were leaked in response to a freedom of information (FOI) request. Police Service Northern Ireland Assistant Chief Constable, Chris Todd, said the breach […]

Electoral Commission admits to suffering major cyber breach

The Electoral Commission has revealed that it has been struck by a ‘complex cyberattack’ which saw cybercriminals access electoral registers. The initial breach occurred in August 2021 as ‘hostile actors’ gained access to copies of electoral registers, but the attack was not identified until October 2022, over a year later. The Electoral Commission admitted that […]

Report exposes extent of net income drop post data breach

ExtraHop has released a new report analyzing the financial impact of several high-profile data breaches. According to the findings, public companies profiled saw net income drop an average of 73% roughly one year following the announcements of a data breach. The analysis examines the costs associated with data breaches at six organizations, calculating the sum […]

Enterprises to spend US$12.9 billion on private 5G network security by 2023

Trend Micro, a global cybersecurity leader, has announced new research revealing that most enterprises invest 5-10% of their IT budgets specifically on private 5G network security, despite an assumption that the technology is secure by default.  “When it comes to private 5G network technology, there’s no such thing as ‘secure by default’, so it’s reassuring […]

Estée Lauder experiences cybersecurity incident

The Estée Lauder Companies has identified a cybersecurity incident, which involves an unauthorised third party that has gained access to some of its systems. After becoming aware of the incident, the company proactively took down some of its systems and promptly began an investigation with the assistance of leading third-party cybersecurity experts. The company is […]

Rubrik unveils integration with Microsoft 365 Backup to boost cyber-resilience and recovery

New integration provides comprehensive management of Microsoft 365 and expands Microsoft 365 Backup offering. Rubrik, the Zero Trust data security specialist, has announced a new integration with Microsoft 365 Backup. The announcement is an extension of Rubrik’s long-standing relationship with Microsoft and comes on the heels of last month’s confirmation of the joint collaboration to integrate Rubrik […]

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