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.
By William Afrifah, Senior Cyber Security Consultant, Auriga What do you do when an insider walks off with the data that forms the very foundations of your company? That was the unenviable dilemma facing analytics firm, Hitsniffer, this week when one of its programmers took the customer databases with him when he left. The theft […]
Submersive Security: How The Data Protection Efforts Of DCNS Were Torpedoed – Information Security Buzz
Source: Information Security Buzz What could shipbuilder DCNS have done to better protect its sensitive documents detailing the build specifications for the Scorpene submarine? James Henry, Consulting Practice Director for Auriga, looks at the lessons we should all take from the incident.
By James Henry, Consulting Practice Director, Auriga In an age where technology is continually evolving and improving, we still seem no closer to achieving the nirvana of threat-free computing. Why? It’s now thirty years since Brain A, the first PC virus, was created, spawning a myriad of attacks that seek to identify and exploit software […]
Source: Energy Voice What’s your motivation? That’s the common question asked of many an actor but it’s also a highly relevant one in the cyber security industry – particularly when it comes to protecting critical infrastructure. Understand the reasons for an attack and you’re more likely to be able to narrow down the field and focus […]