Survey of 600 UK CISOs Reveals Restricted Visibility, Intelligence, and Control

BlueFort Security is announcing the results of a new survey of 600 UK CISOs which reveals the cybersecurity challenges they have faced during the Covid-19 pandemic, their concerns about the future and their adoption of new technologies to redress the balance. Key findings of the study include: 75% of CISOs surveyed state that since transitioning […]

European Commission Plans to Make Cryptocurrency Transfers More Traceable, Expert Weighs In

Attacks on the Trust Provided by Keys and Certificates

It was reported yesterday that the European Commission regulators have proposed changes to EU law that would force companies that transfer Bitcoin or other crypto-assets to collect details on the recipient and sender. The proposals would make crypto-assets more traceable, the EU Commission said, and would help stop money-laundering and the financing of terrorism. The package […]

1,000 GB of Resident’s Data Exposed and Experts Reaction

Ethical researchers at the Massachusetts software company WizCase, discovered over 1,000 GB of data belonging to over 100 local municipalities across the Northeast in misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets. The over 1.6 million files were open to anyone. It appears that the commonly used municipal mapping program, Mapsonline.net, was storing unencrypted public data with no password or login required […]