65% of organisations have been breached by a SQL Injection attack

Ponemon Institute have released their The SQL Injection Threat Study sponsored by DB Networks. The purpose of the research was to understand how organisations respond to the SQL injection threat and their awareness about different approaches to managing this risk. The study surveyed 595 individuals who work in IT and IT security. The majority of […]

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Profile of growing attacks against the internet infrastructure – a Cisco Infographic

Cisco’s 2014 Security Report as an infographic

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Health sector needs to improve its data protection

The Information Commissioner’s Office report on how organisations providing secondary health care are complying with the Data Protection Act and highlights areas that need improvement. The report summarises the results of 19 audits, mostly against NHS Trusts. The audits looked at how personal data is handled by the organisation, and fit alongside NHS information governance guidelines. […]

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A third of Canadians are victims of financial fraud

Canadians are taking steps to protect themselves against fraud, according to a survey by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. The group’s annual look at this issue found: 72% of Canadians shred their banking and credit card statements; 68% are very uncomfortable giving out personal or financial information through email; 61% are very uncomfortable giving […]

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P2Pe, Pseudo-P2Pe, End-2-End Encryption, Linked Encryption, they are all good

This week’s Vendorcom Secure Payments Special Interest Group (SIG) met to discuss P2Pe and it became clear that there are many ways to achieve a compliant outcome. My first impression was the large number of attendees at the SIG, 50+, only one of them was a Merchant. The rest were a mixed bag of Acquirers, […]

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Increasing Security and Reducing Fraud with EMV Chip and PCI Standards an Infographic

When data is exposed, it puts your customers and your reputation as a business at serious risk. EMV chip technology combined with PCI Security Standards offer a powerful combination for increasing card data security and reducing fraud.

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Dell’s New Unknown Threats Infographic

According to Dell organisations are overlooking powerful new unknown threats. Read more here http://brianpennington.co.uk/2014/02/20/byod-cloud-and-the-internet-are-the-top-areas-of-concern-for-security-threats/

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