Hard Rock Breach


Following the news about the Hard Rock and Loews Hotel breaches, Ermis Sfakiyanudis, Cybersecurity Expert and CEO at Trivalent commented below. Ermis Sfakiyanudis, Cybersecurity Expert and CEO at Trivalent: “The Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos and Loews Hotels breaches highlight the critical need for better data protection across all industries—particularly those that utilize personally identifiable information (PII) data, […]

Avanti Food Kiosk Hack

Council Hit by Ransomware Attack

Avanti Markets, which own snack and drink vendor machines across the US, has suffered a breach and has admitted that hackers might have compromised not only customers’ credit card accounts,but also the physical biometrics associated with those accounts. A security researcher has characterized this hack as a classic case of an IoT threat where a […]

6 Predictions On Cybersecurity For The Rest Of 2017


Privileged access hacks will continue Data breaches as a result of compromised privileged access are widespread. It’s all about privilege—hackers need high level access, which they get through targeting privileged users like IT professionals, CEOs and vendors via phishing or malware to achieve their financial goals or other motivations. These users are targeted by the […]

Senior Managers Are Key To Unlocking The Potential Of Big Data

Out with Big Data, in with Public Cloud

While big data scientists are often perceived as the key to unlocking the potential value of big data, research conducted by the University of Kent indicates a different view. Dr Maggie Zeng from Kent Business School, in collaboration with Professor Keith Glaister from the Warwick Business School, investigated the use of big data within five Chinese […]