The Missing Mandate In Australia’s Efforts To Protect The Finance Sector From Cyber Threats

Australia’s financial services industry regulator has a new information security standard that is set to kick in from July, opening up a potential pathway to a much-needed national intelligence-led attack simulation scheme for the industry. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA) incoming CPS 234 standard on information security, which late last year was fast-tracked “due […]

Consumers Reluctant To Swap Psswords For Biometrics For Fear Of Identity Fraud

Identity Fraud Over Time

Paysafe launches new global research into consumer payment trends    Over half of consumers (56 percent) are worried that the shift to biometrics to authenticate online payments will dramatically increase the amount of identity fraud, according to new research conducted by Paysafe, a leading global payments provider. The research found that four fifths (81 percent) of consumers still favour passwords for […]

Customized Ads & What They Drop On Websites

Nation-State Cyberattacks

A surprising report from college researchers show that personalized ads are barely more successful than regulars ads. However, it is what those ads drop on the websites that could get publishers in trouble.    Expert Comments: Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust:   “An ad exchange’s third-party cookies are not the only technologies that hoover up information […]

LabCorp Breach Exposes 7.7 Mil Consumers’ PII, Health And Payment Info

LabCorp has disclosed that 7.7 million customers may have been impacted by a data breach of a third party billing provider which exposed PII, payment data and PHI.   Not just Quest: now LabCorp has confirmed a data breach affecting 7.7 million patients. — TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) June 5, 2019 Experts Comments:  George Wrenn, Founder and CEO at CyberSaint Security: “Due to […]