GUEST OPINION: For many organisations, creating an effective data protection strategy to support the adoption of remote work and cloud infrastructure is becoming increasingly urgent.
Company News: Snowflake, the data cloud company, today announced it has completed an Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) assessment confirming that Snowflake's Data Cloud has achieved the Australian Government security status of 'Protected' on selected deployments.
Payment security compliance has declined for the second year in a row, with organisations based in the Americas lagging behind worldwide counterparts, including the Asia Pacific region, according to a new report from US telco Verizon which reveals that only 1 in 3 companies globally make the grade on compliance and just 1 in 5 in the Americas.
A report on card payment security issued by the US company Verizon has revealed that almost half the organisations surveyed for the 2017 report were not compliant with all the regulations laid down for secure transactions.
If you handle money via credit/debt/EFTPOS/cards you need to comply with the demanding security requirements of the new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) updated in April 2015.
Too many businesses that use the PCI security standard put themselves at risk because of a failure to maintain ongoing compliance, says a new report.
Ever left a credit card behind at a restaurant or pub? A new Aussie smartphone app called Clipp solves that.
How are breaches detected and what should be done to assist the process? Mark Goudie from Verizon offers some thoughts.
At the end of yesterday's report, it was speculated that the Global Payments breach represented only part of the story. This is becoming a strong probability.
Earlier reports of a breach involving 10 million credit cards were somewhat exaggerated - it was only 1.5 million.
BalaBit unveiled Reliable Log Transfer Protocol (RLTP)TM technology to help companies achieve 'Zero Message Loss' and comply with even the most stringent regulations. The syslog-ng trusted logging solution became the de-facto industry standard for logging within the last decade and is now used by 650 000 companies world-wide
University researchers have found 98.8% of network switches are either inadequately patched or insecurely configured. To make matters worse, all of the organisations studied were subject to regular security audits from reputable firms!
Symantec's latest "State of Enterprise Security Study" shows frequent, effective attacks on businesses around the world.
Based on 62 intrusion investigations undertaken by the company, 7Safe describes a number of common themes in their report.
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