Ticketmaster ignored warnings months before data breach

Ticketmaster have become one of the first companies to have a major data breach since the arrival of GDPR. Data including payment details, addresses, names and phone numbers of around 40,000 users have all been affected by the breach. Ticketmaster say the breach was first detected on the 23rd June and affected 5% of its customers.

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TSB turmoil sees rise in phishing attacks

TSB customers have reported a significant increase in phishing attacks connected to the recent TSB IT incident. A total of 176 complaints have been made since April 30 as hackers seize the opportunity...

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Align Your IT and Business Strategies

The Successful Business "If you want to climb a mountain, start at the top of the mountain." Implicit within this analogy is an underlying need. That need is for C-Suite executives to know how each de...

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Importance of having a technology strategy

If vested interests try to sabotage the IT strategy – it’s working   An IT strategy is probably the most important document that a Chief Information Officer (CIO) produces – and the most difficult to ...

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NHS to spend £150m on bolstering cyber-security

The British government have promised to spend £150m on its cyber defences against the “growing threat” of cyber-attacks. This follows on from  WannaCry which struck last year and affected nearly 600 G...

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Largest data breach of 2018 so far and WannaCry Returns

A popular fitness and nutrition app ‘MyFitnessPal’ has suffered the largest data breach of 2018 so far affecting 150 million accounts. Hackers got away with usernames, email addresses and hashed passw...

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Data privacy issues go much further than Facebook

Data protection and privacy is expected across the internet nowadays. Data privacy concerns have been up in the air as multiple stories emerge concerning what companies do with people’s data and who t...

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