Uber's European operation has been fined GB pound 385,000 ($491,500) by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for failing to notify customers that details of 35 million users had been stolen, after the company's servers were hacked in 2016.
The likelihood of a "major cyber attack" on the UK is a case of "when, not if," according to an assessment by the National Cyber Security Centre that is cited in a new report published by a parliamentary committee.
The moment we have all dreaded has come: the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) act is upon us, and there's no doubt it will have a huge impact on digital business, as well as on any other business that has an online presence.
Plexal, home to many up-and-coming startups in London, has been chosen by the UK government to run the Cyber Innovation Centre, which will support many later-stage cybersecurity startups as they scale up.
Cyberattacks cost an increasing amount of money, which is why the cybersecurity sector is investing so much in fighting the aggressors. A new service, SmilePass, is using biometric authentication -- in the form of a selfie -- to combat the reported GB pound 30 billion loss to British business from cybersecurity breaches.
Alphabet, Google's parent company, has launched a new cybersecurity firm named Chronicle with which it aims to shake up the cybersecurity business. Like many other companies, Chronicle uses advanced machine learning algorithms to help companies better understand their own security data and therefore prevent and predict cyber attacks. The difference is ...
Gemalto, the digital security analysts, has found that 95% of global companies have adopted cloud services, but there is a broad gap that defines how firms from different countries secure data and regard security precautions as necessary.