Half Of US Retailers Have Seen A Data Breach This Year

Data Breach Responsibility

Following research from Thales eSecurity that has revealed that 50 per cent of US retailers have experienced a breach in 2018, up from 19 per cent last year, Ross Rustici, Senior Director of Intelligence Services at Cybereason, explains why this increase has occurred. Ross Rustici, Senior Director of Intelligence Services at Cybereason: “This jump is most likely a […]

Downtime On Prime Day (Est. $75mil In Lost Sales, Comparable To Self Invited DDoS Attack)

In response to the latest reports on the Amazon’s downtime during this week’s Prime Day including estimates that the outage potentially resulted in ~$75 million in lost sales and was comparable to a self-invited DDOS) attack, Corero Network Security offers comments. Sean Newman, Director Product Management at Corero Network Security: “Although Amazon appears to have been a DDoS […]

Bank’s Routers Hacked To Steal $1 Million

Cybercrime than Economic Failure

The notorious hacker group, MoneyTaker, has stolen roughly $1 million from a Russian bank after breaching its network via an outdated router. Ken Hosac at Cradlepoint discussing how SDN can prevent this issue. Ken Hosac, VP of IoT Strategy & Business Development at Cradlepoint: “Software-defined Networking (SDN) enables IoT devices, such as routers, to be […]

Warning All Airline Passengers, The Most Insecure Airports Identified

Board Level Cybersecurity Literacy

Research has been released identifying San Diego International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County (CA) International Airport and Houston’s William P. Hobby International Airport as America’s most cyber insecure airports. Commenting on the news and offering advice to travellers is Lane Thames, Senior Security Researcher at Tripwire. Lane Thames, Senior Security Researcher at Tripwire: “When traveling, there are always […]

Human Resources Company ComplyRight Suffers Data Breach

It has been reported that cloud-based human resources company ComplyRight said this week that a security breach of its Web site may have jeopardised sensitive consumer information — including names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and Social Security numbers — from tax forms submitted by the company’s thousands of clients on behalf of employees. Florida-based ComplyRight began mailing breach notification letters […]