Posted on 20 July 2012 by
This week has seen yet another study highlighting the inherent dangers of securing your personal information with just a password. According to research from Experian, the average internet user in the UK has just five different passwords, despite having 26 different online accounts. Indeed, a quarter use just one password for most of their logins. […]
Posted on 20 July 2018 by
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 […]
Posted on 22 November 2019 by
Are biometrics really that powerful? As it turns out, they are. We look at three examples of how the technology can be used to tackle social issues.
Posted on 21 December 2015 by
In 2015, data breaches got much more personal than previous years with more than 53% of data breaches being the theft of personal identities and information. Expect that to continue in 2016.
Posted on 01 August 2017 by
Game of Threats identifies the new data security mindset shifting from breach prevention to breach acceptance and focus on securing the breach. Security controls need to be moved as close to the data and users accessing that data because perimeter security controls do not protect it.
Posted on 28 May 2014 by
I made my first Internet purchase in 1993, a T-shirt for the nascent music-sharing site IUMA (Internet Underground Music Archive). The founders of IUMA, all from the University of California, Santa Cruz, had thought a lot about their venture, and understood many things about the Internet, the law and risk. First of all, IUMA didn’t […]