Information Age: A CTO guide: The main challenges facing the cyber security industry

Posted on 11/09/18

In this guide, five CTOs provide their view on the main challenges facing the cyber security industry, with insights on how to overcome them. Jason Hart, CTO at Gemalto, also says that the biggest challenge facing the cyber security industry is the growing cyber skills gap. “There’s no shortage of young people capable of pursuing a career…

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Silicon Republic – How do I protect my accounts? A guide to multifactor authentication

Posted on 1/09/18

Protecting your online accounts is an essential part of life on the internet. This guide to multifactor authentication can help. Data security is a top priority whether you are a CIO of a large company or an individual who wants to keep their emails private. As cyber-threats evolve and change, a single password system just…

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CRN Online – Black Hat 2018: 10 Execs On The Top Cybersecurity Threat America Faces Around The 2018 Midterm Elections

Posted on 9/08/18

Voting Under The Microscope The November 2018 midterm contests have generated more scrutiny from a cybersecurity perspective than any election in recent memory due to the unprecedented high-profile data leaks and Russian-backed social media disinformation efforts during the 2016 election cycle. In addition to a potential reprisal of all the issues from 2016, some observers fear that…

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ID Bulletin: EXPERT PANEL: Is replacing the password realistic and should we even try?

Posted on 3/08/18

Passwords have always been like Japanese Knotweed – once you have introduced them it is almost impossible to get rid of. But is this still the case? Is trying to replace passwords realistic? Or should we all just get better at managing them? We asked the experts for their opinion… “The simple truth is, no…

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GDPR: Report – Reddit hack: data held in 2007 exposed

Posted on 2/08/18

Reddit, the website supporting discussion and content ratings, has confirmed it was subject to a data breach, affecting all data held in 2007 and before and email digests sent in June of this year. “Although it was a serious attack,” said Reddit in a statement, “the attacker did not gain write access to Reddit systems;…

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Silicon: Reddit Confirms ‘Serious’ Hack Of User Data

Posted on 2/08/18

Reddit knew of ‘security incident’ since 19 June but only alerted users more than a month later More than a month since it happened, Reddit has this week confirmed that it has suffered what it is calling a ‘security incident’. “Network intrusions like this are inevitable,” explained Jason Hart, CTO of data protection at Gemalto. “The Reddit…

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Vanilla+ : Businesses collect more data than they can handle, reveals Gemalto

Posted on 19/07/18

With pressure to ensure consumer data is protected mounting, Gemalto, the provider in digital security, released the results of a global study which reveals that two in three companies (65%) are unable to analyse all the data they collect and only half (54%) of companies know where all of their sensitive data is stored. Compounding this uncertainty, more than…

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Digital Insurance: Businesses avidly gather data and then fail to use it, a new study finds

Posted on 16/07/18

Like a compulsive shopper who continually purchases items that will never be used, most businesses are collecting far more data on their customers than they can ever analyze—or even properly classify. And like that shopper who’s in danger of mounting credit card debt, businesses engaged in uncontrolled data gathering also face a costly risk that…

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