News, trends and insights for cybersecurity in the digital age

Compañías de seguros en Europa ¡atentas a GDPR!

El próximo mes de mayo,  las compañías aseguradoras deberán afrontar un nuevo escenario normativo en Europa, más estricto, en relación al manejo de los datos personales de los clientes. Hasta ahora, nadie se ha atrevido a adelantar el impacto real que puede tener en el  mercado; sin embargo, está bastante claro que se elevará el […]

Confidence in Canadian business data safeguards erodes as identity theft concerns rise


According to a survey commissioned by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), concerns about identity theft are rising and the protections Canadian businesses have put into place to safeguard personal information are falling. The changes in concerns weren’t dramatic, but all indicators went the wrong way According to the survey, 71 percent of […]

Com’è la tua finestra di vulnerabilità?

Le aziende sono costantemente bombardate con patch di software di sicurezza. Sembra che ogni giorno si scopra una nuova vulnerabilità che richiede soluzioni diverse. È sorprendente che riescano a tenere il passo con l’aggiornamento dei software che l’industria infligge ai suoi utenti. Secondo il database CVE (la sigla in inglese di Common Vulnerabilities Exposures), nel […]

Cybersécurité : les 10 tendances clés

La cybersécurité ne se simplifie pas. Les criminels deviennent plus intelligents. Les dommages sont de plus en plus sérieux. Et les attaques plus fréquentes. Pourtant, beaucoup trop de responsables informatiques et de cybersécurité se cantonnent  à n’être que réactifs. Grave erreur  : il est temps maintenant d’être proactif. Les incidents se produiront, donc chaque entreprise doit […]

The carrot and the stick approach to cyber resilience


The world of cyber security is maturing at a rapid pace. Commercial and public sector organisations are increasingly focusing on cyber resilience, as they realise that the impact of the inevitable must be managed.  They cannot simply focus on prevention, but also on the cure and the recovery. Efforts for greater cyber resilience are against […]

InFraud aftermath: Is your cybersecurity team big enough?

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On the 7th February, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment of 36 suspects involved in an online transnational cybercrime organisation referred to as the Infraud Organization. The DOJ claimed the group was responsible for more than $530 million in losses. The suspects worked from a number of countries, including the United States, UK, […]

IoT primes identity management for continued investment growth


IoT is slowly taking hold within enterprises and it’s often doing so as the foundation of Industry 4.0.  This is a trend that’s likely to accelerate as IoT not only transforms how consumers use and interact with the devices around them, but also promises to transform manufacturing through smarter factories. Unfortunately, as we’ve seen time […]

¿Cómo es tu ventana de vulnerabilidad?

Las empresas son bombardeadas continuamente con nuevos parches de software que intentan mejorar su seguridad. Parece que todos los días se descubre un error que obliga a buscar nuevos remedios. Hasta tal punto que cuesta imaginar que una organización se mantenga al día, con el incesante ritmo de actualizaciones de software que impone la industria. […]

When AI is used for evil


Artificial intelligence (AI) holds out the promise of solving some of the world’s most persistent challenges and pernicious problems, from disease prevention and cures, traffic-related deaths and injury, crime and terrorism, energy conservation, and chronic food shortages. On a less-dramatic level, AI and machine learning are being used to transform how enterprises operate by improving business […]

Why security matters: Lessons from Data Privacy Day 2018

Unless data privacy is your lifeblood, you’ve probably never heard of Data Privacy Day.  It’s not publicized nearly enough (in my opinion), and to be truly vigilant about data privacy and security, it will surely take more than one day out of the year to learn about it.  However, I am thankful for the one […]