By Steve Iddon, Lead Security Consultant, Auriga Along with other recent issues, Brexit will no doubt be laid to blame for future data breaches and subsequent fines that organisations will be liable to. The fact is that as it stands today we just do not know what the de facto standard will be for the […]
By James Henry, Consulting Practice Director, Auriga Failure to realistically appraise the risks you face is a major issue in business. Without a solid understanding of risk, which forms the foundation of the security strategy, it becomes nigh impossible to appropriately apply security controls, leaving some element of the business under protected. It’s critically important […]
By James Henry, Practice Director, Auriga When the financial services sector suffers a data breach, it costs. As one of the most tightly regulated industries in the world, the financial sector faces stiff penalties when a breach occurs but perhaps even more costly is the loss of trust and the resulting erosion of the customer […]
Source: Information Security Buzz It seems staggering that a technology provider like TalkTalk should resort to ignorance as it’s line of defence and yet that’s just what the company did when faced with the results of the investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Source: Energy Voice Drilling the web: how oil and gas companies can protect intellectual property using SOC search.
Deception is the name of the game when it comes to fraud but criminals are increasingly becoming more sophisticated in the techniques they use. From phishing to whaling and from fake cheques to invoice fraud, the problem of fraud is evolving. Yet unfortunately many businesses are poorly equipped to spot or fight fraud. According to […]
Source: SC Magazine Yahoo! and the mega breaches that keep on happening.
London, UK – 26 September, 2016 – Auriga, specialists in cyber security, technology and risk management, today warned that the time taken between detection and response, as evidenced in the Yahoo! data breach, is creating an open window of compromise. The Yahoo! data breach saw 500 million accounts compromised back in 2014 with the data […]
By James Henry, Consulting Practice Director, Auriga The compromise of the ‘Just for Men’ website last week led to a lot of head-scratching, if you’ll excuse the pun. The question was why was such a big brand so lax in its website management and what can such companies – whose core business certainly isn’t security […]