Morrisons To Provide Staff With Pay-Out Following Data Breach

News broke this afternoon that one of the UK’s leading supermarkets Morrisons will potentially be required to pay out a ‘vast’ sum to employees following a 2014 security breach which seen the payroll details of 100,000 members of staff leaked. Corin Imai, Senior Security Advisor at DomainTools: “With data breaches we are conditioned to think more about customer data […]

Cyber Crime Fallen By 30% According To ONS

Expose Underground Cybercrime

According to the latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS), cyber crime has fallen by 30% across England and Wales. The ONS’s annual Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), states there were 1.1 million estimated instances of computer misuse for the year ending June 30 2018, down from 1.6 million for […]

Facebook To Acquire Major Cyber Security Firm: Why Positive Move?

facebook and security

Reports suggest that Facebook is approaching several major cyber security companies with the intention of an acquisition, in order to improve its cyber security procedures and also regain users’ trust. In response to this, please see the below comment from Jake Moore, cyber security specialist at ESET UK, with his thoughts on why this is a […]

Industry Leaders Reaction On Healthcare.gov Data Breach

The Year the Data Breach Got Personal

It has been reported that hackers breached the following. A HealthCare.gov sign-up system and have gotten their hands on the personal information of roughly 75,000 people. The system is named Federally Facilitated Exchanges (FFE), and is managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Healthcare insurance agents and brokers use the FFE to enroll users into […]