Breach Disclosure

April 13, 2018
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Security newsround: April 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: privacy palaver at Facebook, a cyberattack with explosive intent, […]
January 16, 2018
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Reporting for duty: how sharing information helps to tackle cybercrime

In the physical world, people report burglaries to law enforcement all the time. Although some individual crimes may go unsolved because of size or volume, reporting […]
April 18, 2017

Time to remove ‘cyberattack’ from the infosecurity incident response manual?

In March, editors at the Associated Press Stylebook officially proclaimed that the word cyberattack is “greatly overused”, and clarified that the term should only be employed […]
January 12, 2016

Data thieves – ignore, slap on the wrist or jail?

I wrote yesterday about Onur Kopcak and the arguably draconian prison sentence he received for engaging in a spot of identity theft, concluding (in my own […]
July 6, 2015

Hacking Team: 5 Tips For Recovering From The Alleged Breach

Hacking Team, an Italian company that helps governments spy on its own citizens has apparently been hacked itself. As the story is such big news today I’ll […]
June 5, 2015

Majority Of Data Breach Incidents Not Reported To ICO

According to ViaSat UK, a specialist security and communications company, the number of breaches of the Data Protection Act reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office only represent a tiny […]
July 18, 2014

The First Rule Of Data Breach Response Is…

I would like to think that the first thing any company would do in the wake of a data breach is to crack open its incident response plan and start […]
February 26, 2014

New Breach? 360 Million Credentials For Sale On The Black Market

Information security firm Hold Security says it has uncovered credentials from 360 million compromised accounts for sale on the web’s equivalent of the black market. The […]