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Multiple web app security issues found in all top 10 US credit unions

Financial services are big targets for cybercrime and with the average cost of a US data breach at US$8.64 million, it’s a detrimental price to pay for not taking security seriously. As the world shifts from physical to online, credit unions are doubling down on web applications to improve access and ensure vital financial services […]


Making a mark in retail with a robust cybersecurity approach

Pedro Borracha, Head of Information Security at Depop, discusses the fashion marketplace company’s need for security awareness training within the workforce, and tells us about how KnowBe4 is now very much embedded into Depop’s cybersecurity maturity roadmap. Founded in 2011, Depop is a peer-to-peer, global fashion marketplace with over 27 million users buying, selling and connecting. Headquartered in London, the company […]


Duosystem achieves ISO / IEC 27001 Certification for information security

Duosystem, a technology company, specialized in intelligence and health innovation, has just achieved ISO / IEC 27001: 2013 Certification, an international reference for the management of information security systems. The certification attests that Duosystem has a high maturity level in its processes. The implementation of the controls recommended by the international standard ensures that Duosystem […]


Darktrace transforms educational foundation’s cybersecurity posture

Computer-speed attacks like ransomware are launched at educational institutions on a regular basis and the sector is having to find ways to tackle them and fight back at the same speed. Richard Jenkins, Global Head of Security & Risk, International Baccalaureate, tells us how Darktrace Antigena has dramatically improved the institution’s cybersecurity posture and helped […]


Booking.com fined for delay in reporting data breach

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a €475,000 fine on Booking.com because the company took too long to report a data breach to the DPA. When the breach occurred, criminals obtained the personal data of over 4,000 customers. They also obtained the credit card information of almost 300 people. In a telephone scam […]


Viasat opens Network Operations Centre and Cybersecurity Operations Centre in the UK

Viasat UK has announced the opening of its state-of-the-art Network Operations Centre (NOC) and Cybersecurity Operations Centre (CSOC) in Aldershot, UK. The facility will support defence, government and commercial organisations who rely on the guaranteed resilience of their networks and who are targeted by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks from a growing number of adversaries. The NOC […]


Forcepoint NGFW helps Buró de Crédito achieve dramatic business transformation and growth

Consumer and business credit reporting and credit risk management solutions agency, Buró de Crédito, needed its network security to scale to meet the business challenges brought about by growing demands for Digital Transformation. Rene Salinas, CIO and CSO, tells us how the company has implemented Forcepoint NGFW to meet the requirements. Buró de Crédito is […]


US agency bolsters data and cybersecurity needs of Philippine bureau

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for technical assistance to upgrade its digital infrastructure and enhance services for millions of Filipinos. USTDA’s assistance continues a successful, decades-long partnership that has advanced priority information and communications technology infrastructure across the Philippines. “USTDA is […]


Norwegian Parliament is target of a cyberattack

Norwegian Parliament, The Storting, has been the target of a cyberattack. The attack by unknown hackers was linked to a “vulnerability” in Microsoft’s Exchange software, the parliament said, adding that this was an “international problem.” Marianne Andreassen, Secretary General of the Storting, said: “We know that data has been extracted, but we do not have […]


Digital census raises concerns around storage of personal data and cyberattacks

With data security top of mind, new research by Exabeam, the security analytics and automation company, has revealed that a significant proportion of people in the UK are concerned about how the government will use and store the data it collects from the 2021 census. Research commissioned by Exabeam, the security analytics and automation company, […]


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