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Cybersecurity Salaries 7% Up In 2018 0

Salaries for cybersecurity specialists are set to rise by 7% this year, according to the Robert Walters 2018 Salary Survey. That will be the highest wage raise among IT professionals,

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Web analytics outfit Mixpanel slurped surfers’ passwords 0

Library update slip means it’s time to reset the ‘Days since last big breach’ counter to Zero Website analytics outfit Mixpanel has admitted to harvesting passwords. Mixpanel provides a suite

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Data breach class actions – be careful what you Which? for 0

Should somebody tell the Consumer’s Association – the august campaigning charity and publisher of Which? – about the law of unintended consequences? In particular, should it rethink its calls to

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GDPR Will Impact Data Management In The USA 0

With Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation set to take effect on May 25, 2018, IT and data management leaders across the world, including those in the United States, should be

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Thought of the Day: Will DPOs get the blame if there is a data breach? 0

Being the Data Protection Officer of a company is a big responsibility. But what happens if there’s a data breach at a company – will the DPO be fired? Clearly,

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Is it fair to target companies instead of hackers? 0

The GDPR can penalise companies up to €20 million or 4% of global annual turnover for certain infringements and data breaches.  Regulatory bodies will investigate infringements to ascertain the level

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Cyber Risk Insurance: A View From The Prudential Regulation Authority 0

Cyber risk is increasingly prevalent in insurers’ thinking, both in considering new product lines and in assessing the risks to which they, and their insureds, are already exposed. In recent

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Cybersecurity Tips For Smaller Businesses 0

Small businesses and self-employed people are big targets for hackers, and the financial implications can be crippling. Gone are the days of thinking “It’ll never happen to us”. A total

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How big or small will the first GDPR fine be? 0

One of the biggest points to note about the General Data Protection Regulation is the potential of massive fines. It is certainly an eye-opener. But how much will the first

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Can breaches through hacking really be prevented? 0

‘Hackers vs cybersecurity’ is like an evolutionary arms race between cats and mice. As the mice become faster and better at evading the enemy, the cats get better at hacking.

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