Data Loss Prevention

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Security

Two laptops are lost on the tube every day, says TfL

Number of lost devices has shot up by almost 80 per cent since 2010
5 May 2016
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Security

Study reveals massive shortfall in endpoint security

30 per cent of IT decision makers do not know if they have security solutions in place
15 Mar 2016
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Security

‘Worst passwords’ list 2015 topped by 123456

Annual list of most commonly used passwords included Star Wars-related terms
20 Jan 2016
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Security

Hello Kitty users hit by security breach

More than three million adults and children affected by personal data freely available online
21 Dec 2015
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Security

Jimmy Wales breaks into the mobile business

Wikipedia founder's foray into the mobile business mixes phones with social netwokring and charity
7 Oct 2015
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Credit card fraud
News

Hilton Group falls foul of credit fraud

Compromised credit cards have apparently been used at many of the hotel group's outlets
29 Sep 2015
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public sector

Blackphone 2 and GranitePhone lead wave of private devices

Manufacturers debut custom handsets built for dealing with sensitive information
28 Sep 2015
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News

Security professionals cast suspicious eye on HR and finance

Aged 35-44 and work in finance? You're the most likely person to leak company data, according to top-level management
3 Sep 2015
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News

Microsoft issues bug fix one day before Windows 10 launch

Update KB3074683 fixes Explorer crashing fault
28 Jul 2015
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Security

NYSE denies hackers crashed stock exchange

White House briefed President on outage, but stock exchange blames "internal technical issue"
9 Jul 2015
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Security

Hacking Team data leak 'reveals links to Sudan and Russia'

Cyber criminals hack spy tool vendor to 'show it sold products to UN-embargoed Sudan'
6 Jul 2015
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WhatsApp, Web app, Messaging
Security

WhatsApp among worst-rated companies in privacy study

Electronic Frontier Foundation gives messaging app one star out of five for security
22 Jun 2015
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Encryption
databases

MongoDB will encrypt your data to protect it from hackers

Database firm announces string of new features to boost security and improve search function
3 Jun 2015
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News

Businesses overestimate data theft readiness, claims report

Majority of businesses have no readiness plan
1 Jun 2015
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Security

Want your firm to be more secure? Use fewer security tools

Why less can be more when it comes to security – as long as it’s all co-ordinated
9 Apr 2015
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Opinion

Lost passwords, lost identity?

Yahoo's plans to do away with passwords highlights the pitfalls of weak authentication and the tech's surprising resilience
25 Mar 2015
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Security

Facebook complaint heads to EU court

European Court of Justice begins hearing on US accessing data stored in EU
25 Mar 2015
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business continuity
disaster recovery (DR)

Fail to plan, plan to fail: Don't neglect recovery

Despite the clear evidence of the damage caused by IT failures, it seems businesses are still neglecting their business recovery plans
19 Feb 2015
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disaster recovery (DR)

Deleted data by mistake? Here's how to get it back

Davey Winder offers some timely advice on what to do if you accidentally delete some important data
16 Dec 2014
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News

Vodafone: "Big Data is a big problem for us"

Telco firm admits it is struggling with Big Data security
5 Dec 2014
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Data loss folder
News

Grampian Health Board ordered to improve patient data safety

Scottish NHS organisation warned over mishandling of data after sensitive information abandoned in supermarket
20 Nov 2014
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Security

Bogus iCloud log-in page fools Chinese Apple users

Probably not looking for nude celebs this time
21 Oct 2014
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public sector

NHS England selects doctors’ groups for care-data pilot

Controversial data sharing programme to go ahead despite fears
14 Oct 2014
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Security

Blackphone & Silent Circle debut bug bounty programme

Two companies want to guarantee robustness of systems by encouraging users to find flaws and win money
25 Sep 2014
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