Kemi Badenoch admitted to hacking another MP’s website as a prank, before she was elected. But while she may have been forgiven for the deed, it has flung the?CMA back into headlines.
The mass hack crisis that befell Tesco Bank is a text book case of a modern data breach storm.
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.
The revelation that O2 customer data is now for sale on the dark web has brought the issue of mandatory data breach reporting firmly back into the spotlight – as well as the importance of setting secure defences.
When we think of cyber security threats, we almost always visualise an outsider threat: a competitor, a hacker, or some other third-party adversary. However, when we look at the cyber security breaches that have done the most damage, we repeatedly see inside jobs as well— from the recent breach of Ashley Madison to Edward Snowden’s release of NSA records over two years ago.