Cyber attack Cyber breach reported by marine firm James Fisher

Marine services provider James Fisher and Sons Plc (JFS) said on Tuesday that hackers had gained unauthorised access to its …

Breach Top domain name registrars suffered data breaches in August

Domain name registrars Web.com, NetworkSolutions.com, and Register.com were at the receiving end of a data breach in August this year …

Breach UniCredit data breach compromised over 3 million customer records

UniCredit, an Italian bank and financial services provider, has announced that it suffered a data security incident that led to …

Data protection ICO handed out 110 data breach fines totalling £12.6m since 2010

Research carried out by The SMS Works has revealed that the ICO issued more monetary fines for data breach offenses …

Bug bounty Bug bounty programmes could have prevented costly data breaches in the UK

Four major data breach incidents that took place between 2015 and 2018 and inflicted losses of £265 million to the …

Human factor How can gossip impact a data breach?

Dr Sandra Bell, Head of Resilience Consulting, Sungard Availability Services, explains how dysfunctional behaviour during response and recovery can be …

Breach Home Group data breach affected 4,000 customers all over England

Home Group, one of the biggest housing associations in the UK, recently suffered a data breach that may have compromised …

Breach NordVPN & TorGuard suffered VPN server breaches in 2017

Popular VPN service provider NordVPN announced on Monday that one of its data centres located in Finland was infiltrated by …

Threats House antitrust probe report likely by ‘first part’ of 2020

The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to have a final report on its probe of big technology companies and …

Google Mass claim in London court against Google over iPhone data

The Court of Appeal in London gave the go-ahead for action against Google. This is over claims it collected data …

Data leak DoorDash data breach impacts nearly 5 million customers and merchants

Food delivery service DoorDash has announced that it recently suffered a data breach involving a third-party service provider that compromised …

Resilience Be prepared, be proactive and practise, practise, practise!

Cyber security incident response plans require frequent workouts if they are to be fit for purpose. Businesses are more aware …