The human risk behind data breaches has been highlighted in a report that says that phishing, insider theft, negligent staff, third partyy contractors and broken processes as key factors.
A recent study by the Ponemon Institute, reported in 2017 each stolen healthcare record cost the victim organisation $380, surpassing the global average of $141 per record. Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services fined Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., a supplier of medical equipment, $3.5 million for five separate data breaches that took place in 2012.
The upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which puts healthcare data at a higher level than other EU personal data, will up the ante even further.
Kaspersky Highlights Information Security In Loss Figures
To budget for information security, companies need to consider factors such as average potential losses, preferably by incident type, as well as other businesses’ average, outlays on security, Says the latest security report from Kaspersky.read more
Half Of Global Organisations Not Prepared For Cyberattacks
It is believed that more than 4,000 cyberattacks occur daily worldwide, but half of organisations across the globe admit they are not prepared for such events.read more
Secure Your Physical Business Against Data Theft
Data theft does not just happen in cyberspace, but in the physical business environment, too. Lax physical security can allow criminals to access your computers, filing cabinets, documents left on desktops, etc. Here are some tips for you to ensure your everyday working environment is safe and secure.read more
UK Launches Third NCSC Annual Review
Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office Oliver Dowden MP has launched the UK's National Cyber Security Centre's third Annual Review. In his presentation speech, he said: "Thank you, everyone, for joining us this morning. Cybersecurity is genuinely a massive priority for the government and it gives me great pleasure to launch the National Cyber Security Centre’s third Annual Review.read more