The Telegraph Business – Are company boards of directors trivialising security?

Posted on 28/09/17

UK CEOs worry more about cyber threats than their global peers; but how can they effectively combat them? “At a time when businesses are facing a growing threat from data breaches, they must have a director responsible for cyber security. It’s no longer a question of if but when a data breach will occur,” says Jason Hart,…

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GDPR Report – GDPR Summit London: Should you be worried about a data breach?

Posted on 26/09/17

Reports of business data breaches have unfortunately become commonplace. This week, the corporate finance giant Deloitte has suffered a cyber-attack that compromised confidential data, including the private emails of some of its clients. More than ever, businesses need to ensure their data is protected from outside threats. Jason Hart, CTO of Data Protection at Gemalto said…

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Saudi Gazette – Identity theft leading type of data breach in first half of 2017

Posted on 26/09/17

JEDDAH – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, released the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, a global database of public data breaches, revealing 918 data breaches led to 1.9 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2017. Compared to the last six months of 2016, the number of lost,…

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Information Week – The Cyber Risk of False Confidence

Posted on 25/09/17

Companies are overly confident about their cybersecurity, and it’s leaving their data (and maybe yours too), open to some major security risks. Gemalto CTO and VP for Data Protection, Jason Hart says part of the reason for this “breach gap” – the idea that organizations think their data is more secure than it is –…

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eSecurity Planet – Massive SEC Breach Highlights Need for Broader Use of Encryption

Posted on 25/09/17

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton recently announced that a software vulnerability in its Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval (EDGAR) system “was exploited and resulted in access to nonpublic information” in 2016. Jason Hart, vice president and CTO for data protection at Gemalto, said by email that stopping breaches like these is an unrealistic…

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Help Net Security – Number of lost, stolen or compromised records increased by 164%

Posted on 20/09/17

According to Gemalto’s Breach Level Index, 918 data breaches led to 1.9 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2017. Compared to the last six months of 2016, the number of lost, stolen or compromised records increased by 164%. A large portion came from the 22 largest data breaches, each involving…

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CNET News – Smart tea kettle leaves your home Wi-Fi security in hot water

Posted on 7/09/17

When a connected tea kettle has an unchangeable password of only six characters, maybe it’s not so smart.. A smart kettle that lets you boil water from an app seems cool — until hackers decide to join your tea party. To read the full article and watch the video click here.

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Technology Blog Writer – 321: GEMALTO CTO & AWARD WINNING CYBER SECURITY EXPERT JASON HART

Posted on 22/08/17

Jason Hart is an award-winning, globally recognized expert and visionary in the World of Cyber Security. Jason continues to raise and educate the profile of Information Security risks and was instrumental in the introduction of the role CSO (Chief Security Officer) globally. Hart has devoted his time to reducing and researching the risk of password theft and…

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