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 […]
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 […]
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 […]