Category: Enterprise

Take Ownership of the Keys to Your Data with Gemalto…

According to Gemalto’s 2017 Breach Level Index Report, publicly reported data breaches compromised more than 2.5 billion data records as a result of 1,765 security incidents throughout the year. North America made up the bulk of these incidents at 1,514 security events, or 86 percent of the total. The Asia/Pacific region had just 113 incidents. […]

Data Breach Affects 1.5 Million Singaporeans

A government healthcare group database in Singapore suffered a data breach that compromised the personal information of 1.5 million people. On 4 July 2018, investigators with Integrated Health Information System (IHiS) detected strange activity on one of the IT databases owned by SingHealth, Singapore’s largest group of healthcare institutions. The administrators responded by implementing additional […]

Companies Collect More Data Than They Can Analyze

On May 25, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. This long-awaited deadline ushered in a new age where confidence of data protection measures is more critical than ever. Organizations could incur reputational damage and a hefty fine, for example, if their lack of confidence coincides with GDPR noncompliance. With GDPR […]

New UK NCSC Guidelines Urge Use of Multi-Factor Authentication and…

A couple of weeks ago, the UK National Cyber Security Centre, a part of the British intelligence and security organization GCHQ, published guidelines for enterprise information security leaders on how they can implement multi-factor authentication to thwart breaches and unauthorized access to online accounts. The guidelines cover both consumer authentication to online services, such as banking […]