Five Solutions To The Information Security Skills Crisis

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The dearth of talent entering the cybersecurity industry paints a worrying picture. There is an acute skill shortage of three million unfilled roles according to (ISC)2’s 2020 Cybersecurity Workforce Study. Here at Infosecurity Europe we recently ran a poll to explore current issues around the skills shortage within the sector, particularly within the context of […]

Hackers Break Into ‘Biochemical Systems’ At Oxford Uni Lab Studying Covid-19

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It has been reported that one of the world’s top biology labs—one whose renowned professors have been researching how to counter the Covid-19 pandemic—has been hacked. Oxford University confirmed on Thursday it had detected and isolated an incident at the Division of Structural Biology (known as “Strubi”) after Forbes disclosed that hackers were showing off access to a […]

NPower Shutsdown App After Hackers Steal Customer Bank Info

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Energy firm Npower has closed down its app following an attack that exposed some customers’ financial and personal information. Contact details, birth dates, addresses, and partial bank account numbers are among the details believed stolen. The firm did not say how many accounts were affected by the breach, which was first reported by MoneySavingExpert.com. But […]

Sequoia Capital Discloses Data Breach – Expert Insights

The VC firm Sequoia Capital disclosed an email data breach in a DOJ notice of breach sent to affected individuals. Excerpt: “On or about January 20, 2021, we learned that an unauthorized third party had gained remote access to the business email mailbox of one Sequoia employee, with the apparent aim of conducting a wired version scam,” […]