Trustwave Report: Malware Continues to Exploit Unsecured Vendor Access

Unsecured remote access accounted for 29.7% of network compromises in 2016, more than double than the year prior, according to findings from the Trustwave Global Security Report.

Source: 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report

The number of incidents in corporate and internal network environments increased from 41% in 2015 to 43% in 2016, indicating companies need to review and improve network security controls to ensure their data is guarded against cyber-attacks.… Read on

EU Data Protection reform and its implications on remote access

EU Data Protection DirectiveIn December 2015 the EU Commission put forward a reform of Data protection regulation that aims to “to make Europe fit for the digital age.” The regulation will take effect on May 25, 2018.

“And so what?” you might ask. I contend that this regulation will have much more impact on society worldwide than the effect of the Millennium challenge, Y2K.… Read on

Hackers Hit Albertson’s, Community Health Systems

hackedIt’s been a busy couple of days in the world of cybersecurity.  On Friday, two of the largest grocery store chains in the United States – Albertson’s and SuperValu – announced that their payment systems had been hacked.  … Read on