Security Watch

April 9, 2019
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Security roundup: April 2019

We round up interesting research and reporting about security and privacy from around the web. This month: gender rebalance, cookie walls crumble, telecom threats and incident response par excellence.
April 2, 2019
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Password-less future moves closer as Google takes FIDO2 for a walk

For years, many organisations – and their users – have struggled with the challenge of password management. The technology industry has toiled on this problem by […]
March 20, 2019

When is it fair to infer?

Valerie Lyons looks at the emerging privacy risks from inferred data, and what this could mean for data subject rights.
March 14, 2019

Five data protection tips from the DPC’s annual report

Tracy Elliott picks out five points from the newly published annual report of the Data Protection Commission.
March 12, 2019
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Security roundup: March 2019

Interesting research and reporting about security and privacy. This month: ransomware repercussions, vulnerability volume and noticing privacy.
March 7, 2019
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Games people play: testing cybersecurity plans with table-top exercises

In this post, we look at war games and simulated scenarios as a way of testing how ready an organisation is to deal with a cybersecurity threat.
February 26, 2019

More cod than phishing: why business email compromise is a bigger risk than you think

Email scams and social engineering attacks are a huge security risk. When we describe security incidents that involve criminals scamming individuals or businesses out of money, […]
February 18, 2019

AWS Cloud: Proactive Security and Forensic Readiness – part 5

Part 5: Incident Response in AWS In the event your organisation suffers a data breach or a security incident, it’s crucial to be prepared and conduct […]