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Post Equifax breach, rival TransUnion ups the ante

A month after Equifax reported a massive data breach, the credit-reporting agency TransUnion hired a full slate of new cybersecurity-focused lobbyists in Washington D.C....

Australian state Victoria appoints its first CISO

The Andrews Labor Government in Victoria on October 9, 2017 appointed John O’Driscoll as its first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). While making the announcement,...

The Atlantic suffers phishing scam; at least 50 job seekers targeted

The Atlantic magazine recently became a victim of a massive phishing scam, in which job seekers and freelance journalists were targeted. The magazine staffers...

US NSA contractor under radar over pilferage; Russia denies involvement

Days after the U.S. Senate barred the federal agencies from using products from Kaspersky Lab, Russian hackers have reportedly stolen data from the country’s...

Deloitte hack: Iranian hackers lured firm’s employee via Facebook ‘honey trap’

It has been revealed that Iranian hackers were behind the major data breach at Deloitte, one of the ‘big four’ accountancy firms. They pulled...

Cybersecurity continues to threaten CIOs: Survey

An annual global survey conducted on September 3, 2017, during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Ontario revealed that issues such as cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence (AI)...

More than one-third of UK SMBs not allocating cybersecurity budget: Survey

Even as cybersecurity remains one of the top threats, protection against the same is surprisingly not a major issue for UK-based small and midsized...

Information and technology governance needs more work: ISACA Research

There is lot more to be done in information and technology governance, suggested a new research led by Information Systems Audit and Control Association...

Massive breach: Data of over 6,000 Indian companies affected

In one of the biggest data breaches ever reported in India, Seqrite Cyber Intelligence, a unit of BSE-listed Quick Heal Technologies, on Tuesday, October...

All 3 billion Yahoo accounts hacked in 2013 data breach, says...

In December 2016, Yahoo had claimed that more than one billion accounts were compromised in the infamous 2013 breach. However, Verizon Communications that acquired...

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