ComputerWelt – 4,5 Milliarden Datensätze im ersten Halbjahr 2018 kompromittiert

Posted on 12/10/18

Der Gemalto Breach Level Index ist eine globale Datenbank für gemeldete Datensicherheitsverletzungen. Laut der aktuellen Ausgabe stieg die Zahl der verlorenen, gestohlenen oder kompromittierten Datensätze im ersten Halbjahr 2018 um 133 Prozent im Vergleich zum Vorjahreszeitraum. „Ganz offensichtlich standen in diesem Jahr die sozialen Netzwerke an erster Stelle beim Missbrauch personenbezogener Daten – eine Entwicklung,…

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Security Asia – Data breaches compromised 4.5 billion records in 1H 2018

Posted on 11/10/18

The Breach Level Index, a global database of public data breaches, reveals that 945 data breaches led to 4.5 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2018. “Obviously, this year social media has been the top industry and threat vector for the compromise of personal data, a trend we can expect…

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Finanical Times (UK) – Data breaches persuade companies to raise cyber security budgets

Posted on 10/10/18

Companies spend more on securing cloud computing and cyber analytics High-profile data breaches will lead two-thirds of companies to raise their budgets for cyber security by at least 5 per cent over the next year. Companies are increasingly allocating money to securing cloud computing and towards analytics software that can monitor their networks and detect…

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ITWeb – Social media becomes biggest data breach threat

Posted on 10/10/18

Social media incidents accounted for over 56% of the 4.5 billion data records compromised worldwide in the first half of 2018. This is according to Gemalto’s latest Breach Level Index, a global database of public data breaches. “Obviously, this year social media has been the top industry and threat vector for the compromise of personal data, a trend we can…

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FindBiometrics – Social Media Has Become Key Threat Vector in Data Breaches: BLI

Posted on 9/10/18

The disturbing trends continue in Gemalto‘s latest update from its Breach Level Index, a database aimed at recording global data breaches. n a report summary, Gemalto CTO and VP Jason Hart explained that this year, social media has been “the top industry and threat vector for the compromise of personal data,” with six social media data…

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Information Age – Data breaches compromised 4.5 billion records in the first half of 2018

Posted on 9/10/18

According to the latest figures from the Gemalto Breach Level Index, 4.5 billion records were compromised in just the first six months of this year. “Obviously, this year social media has been the top industry and threat vector for the compromise of personal data, a trend we can expect to continue with more and more…

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Financial Times (UK) – AI is not a ‘silver bullet’ against cyber attacks

Posted on 26/09/18

Artificial intelligence is emerging as a useful cyber security tool, but experts are warning companies not to view the technology as a “silver bullet”. Many elements of cyber defence — particularly monitoring large amounts of data — can be better handled by machines than humans. At the moment AI is fantastic at notifying users they…

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Information Age – A CTO guide: Cyber security best practice tips

Posted on 25/09/18

As part of Information Age’s Cyber Security Month, we have provided three CTO guides on cyber security: the challenges, the technology and the best practices. This is the last one, and will focus on cyber security best practice tips, with some insights on how CTOs, or CISOs or those in charge of security, can protect their organisation from the growing list…

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