Equifax: This Saga is Just Beginning
Equifax: This Saga is Just Beginning

News of yet another data breach, this time at credit bureau Equifax, was announced yesterday afternoon and sadly, it isn’t all that surprising. Time and again we experience ‘massive breaches’ where the hackers get away with troves of personal information. From retail to healthcare, government agencies to financial services, no industry is immune. An estimated 143 million Americans and a smaller number of Canadians and UK citizens have had...

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Are Hacked Medical IoT Devices Ransomware’s Next Target?
Are Hacked Medical IoT Devices Ransomware’s Next Target?

Shortly after IoT became a mainstream topic, the idea of device access-control falling into the wrong hands also grabbed headlines. Was it possible? What would happen? These are particularly concerning questions for healthcare organizations who deal in life-saving devices. But the notion of hacked medical devices such as defibrillators, pacemakers and insulin machines seemed more science fiction than real risk – a few years ago. Today, we know hacked...

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Yes, GDPR Applies to You
Yes, GDPR Applies to You

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching with the May 2018 deadline just a short 9 months away, and yet one in five senior executives remain the dark about GDPR and its implications. The GDPR will apply to any organization that handles the personal data of European Union or UK residents, requiring an unprecedented level of compliance from non-EU firms, and yet even within the UK, awareness...

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