While it remains to be seen how GDPR fines will play out in reality, the loss of reputation and loss of custom is something businesses would do well to keep in mind.
The IPSA breach saw private and confidential details regarding MPs – including salaries, working patterns and holiday entitlements – exposed to the public. But it wasn’t a criminal conspiracy. It was an accident.
Yahoo! users have made a wild dash to close their accounts after being warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber attacks in history could spill beyond the internet giant's services.
Insider threats – threats from people who exploit legitimate access to an organisation’s assets – now comprise more than half of all cyber security incidents. However, many businesses simply don’t have adequate safeguards in place to detect or prevent attacks involving insiders.
The Insurance Act comes into force on 12 August 2016. While this may seem a long way off, it fundamentally changes the way business insurance will be underwritten, so you should ensure you don't breach any of your future duties.
Nearly 2.2bn smartphones and tablets will be sold to end users in 2014, according to Gartner.