API Security and API Sentinel

Why APIs are Critical to Agile Development, The Security Gaps and Vulnerabilities That They Can Offer Bad Actors, and What Should Be Done. APIs can introduce security problems that make it much easier for bad actors to attack enterprises by exploiting common mistakes routinely made during app development. That’s why APIs – which simplify data sharing, system […]

Telecom Argentina Hit with $7.5 Million Ransom – Expert Commentary

Over the weekend, the REvil (Sodinokibi) ransomware group targeted Telecom Argentina, one of the country’s largest internet service providers. The group is now demanding $7.5 million in ransom, and that sum will supposedly double after three days. The incident did not cause any damage to the ISP’s customers, but the company’s official websites have been […]

Comment: England’s COVID-19 Test and Trace Programme ‘breaks GDPR data law’

BB News reported that privacy campaigners say England’s coronavirus test and trace program has broken a key data protection law. The program was launched without carrying out an assessment of its impact on privacy as conceded by the Department of Health. It involves people being asked to share sensitive personal information. This can include: their name, date of birth […]

ISC Russia Report – CISO Comments On Cyber Attacks Facing Government

Today, the ISC has released its Russia Report, which found that the UK is a target for Russian disinformation and Russia carries out malicious cyber activity in order to assert itself aggressively – for example, attempting to interfere in other countries’ elections and targeting on other countries’ Critical National Infrastructure. The ISC expresses concern that there is no clear coordination […]

Deploying Apps At Speed? Try Self-Service Security

The UK government isn’t the only organisation encountering issues between data security and app development. The pandemic is also putting pressure on businesses to develop and release apps at an increasingly rapid pace in order to meet demands for continuity. As a recent global report shows, business app sessions have increased by 105% in Q1 […]

Expert Reason For UK On Number 2nd In World For Major Cyber Attacks

A global table of major cyber attacks has revealed that the UK is second in the world for significant cyber attacks, having faced 47 incidents from May 2006 to June 2020. The USA is first with 156 incidents since May, India is third and Germany is fourth. Experts Comments July 21, 2020 Chris Ross + […]

Infoblox Survey Finds That DNS Accelerates Threat Resolution But Is Under-used By Security Teams

203 senior security and risk professionals reveal a missed opportunity to leverage DNS throughout the threat analysis and response cycle    Infoblox Inc., the leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services, commissioned Forrester Consulting, to investigate how security and risk (S&R) teams are using their DNS investments. The 203 respondents to the Accelerate Threat Resolution with DNS study reveal […]