elevenM’s Cassie Findlay brings a first-hand account of how privacy considerations are playing a role in shaping COVID-19 outcomes in parts of the US. It’s no secret that the city of
News round-up Nov 2020 – Privacy Act review, ICO fines British Airways £20m over data breach and more
Privacy is well and truly in the frame this month – not least because of the Government’s review of the Privacy Act. It’s a big deal and we’ll have a bit to say about it – starting with our summary below. As the number of COVID-19 cases ease, attention is now also shifting towards the privacy provisions of COVID-19 check-in services. And turning to cyber, if you felt ransomware wasn’t nasty enough, attackers have dug deep and found more evil to draw on.
News round-up May 2020 — Ransomware formally registered as business risk and security report on cyber attackers
In our latest round-up, we get a fresh angle on some familiar threats. The rise of ransomware over recent years has seen it elevated as a formally registered business risk, while new research seeks to explain why phishing continues to work so well. A new security report also gives us insight into what’s motivating cyber attackers, and into one of the fastest growing reasons that data breaches are occurring.
COVID-19 is creating a heady and swirling vortex of news, information and disinformation. In this edition we cut through to the key privacy and security issues of the pandemic, including the Government’s contact tracing app and the new risks and scams that security leaders need to be thinking about. We also check in on how cybercriminals are attending to business-as-usual.
In this month’s round-up, which takes a slightly different form, we look at how COVID-19 is influencing the spheres of cyber security, privacy and digital risk.