Securitywatch

November 6, 2015

TalkTalk hack 'only' affected 157,000 customers

Things at TalkTalk are bad. Real bad. But not quite as bad as first thought. I am of course referring to the news that ‘only’ 157,000 […]
November 2, 2015

Communication key as UK and US banks prepare for Operation Resilient Shield

Following on from the two Waking Shark trials conducted over the last few years, the largest UK banks are once again set to face a simulated cyber […]
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 […]
April 28, 2009

Fight for Kisses – Lessons for Infosec

A friend emailed me a link to the video below.  It is a very amusing advert for a gents shaving product highlighting how babies can monopolise their […]
January 29, 2009

More Details of Heartland's Breach Emerge

More details available as to how the breach occurred at Heartland resulting in potentialy the biggest breach ever of nearly 100m credit card transactions.  Investigators discovered […]
January 19, 2009

Plane Security

At this stage you no doubt have heard about the miraculous emergency landing of the US Airways Flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson river.  Thanks to the […]
September 29, 2008

Estonian Government Releases Cyber Strategy Paper

The Estonian Government has released a strategy paperon enhancing cyber security.  This is an interesting read as we can all learn from the lessons of the […]
May 22, 2008

A Tale from the Estonian CyberWar

Last year Estonia fell foul to a major DDOS attack that crippled many of that countries Internet infrastructure impacting on online banking, government and media websites.  […]