Expert comment: Tips to ensure you’re GDPR-ready

Organisations of all sizes now have less than two years before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline. The deadline for organisations to meet new regulations around the treatment of personally identifiable information (PII), combined with expected volumes in data growth, could have huge implications for any business that  processes personal data. Here to comment on […]

Why Are We Still Discussing Passwords and What Can the Users Actually Do?

Following the breaking news that 65 million passwords and emails have been advertised for sale online since the major security breach at Tumblr, three years ago. Paul Trulove, VP of product management at SailPoint discusses below why we are still discussing password management today and the steps users can take to strengthen logins, when websites fail to do […]

Expert Comments on MySpace and Tumblr Hit by ‘Mega Breach’

Following the news that hundreds of millions of hacked account details from social networks MySpace and Tumblr have been advertised for sale online, IT security experts from MIRACL, AlienVault and ESET provide commentary and advice: Brian Spector, CEO at MIRACL: This incident provides us with another reminder of just how vulnerable passwords are to being hacked. The […]

Tripwire Comments on Katy Perry Twitter Hack

A hacker broke into Katy Perry’s Twitter account today and sent out a number of tweets  – some that included profanity and slurs before they were discovered and taken down. Tim Erlin, Director of IT Security and Risk Strategy at Tripwire commented below. Tim Erlin, Director of IT Security and Risk Strategy, Tripwire: While there’s plenty […]

ANNOUNCING THE CYBERSECURITY 500 LIST FOR Q2 2016

The Definitive List of the World’s Hottest and Most Innovative Cybersecurity Companies Cybersecurity Ventures announces the Q2 2016 edition of the Cybersecurity 500, a global compilation of leading companies who provide cybersecurity solutions and services. The Cybersecurity 500 is online at www.Cybersecurity500.com The Cybersecurity industry is growing from $75 Billion in 2015 to $170+ Billion in […]

Apple Exposed as Failing to Patch Major Application Vulnerability

iOS Malware

Apple has yet to patch a major vulnerability that they have known about since January 27 and was exposed at Hack in the Box last week. Using software exposed yesterday at Black Hat Asia, an attacker can swap out legitimate versions of apps, developed with the said certificate, in order to spy on users and gain […]

Should SSL Slow You Down?

For most of us, when we think “encryption,” we do not immediately think “high performance” or “easy.” However, advances in TLS (the successor to obsolete SSL) and other protocols as well as cipher implementations have greatly reduced the workloads associated with encryption—all while commodity processing power and capabilities continue to increase, despite apparent slow-downs in […]