The Five Myths Of GDPR.

By Frank Krieger, Vice-President, Governance, Risk and Compliance, iland May 2019 will mark the first anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and early numbers make clear that its implementation has been a success as a breach notification law. As such, GDPR has affected multiple aspects of a business. It has created increased requirements for businesses to deal with issues such as security, compliance, data ownership, training and data…

May 20, 2019
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SecureLink Launches SecureDetect Intelligence To Provide Digital Risk Protection Through Strategic Partnership With Digital Shadows.

SecureLink, one of Europe’s most respected independent cybersecurity and managed service providers, has partnered with Digital Shadows, the leader in digital risk protection to launch SecureDetect Intelligence. This will provide the industry’s best cyber threat intelligence and digital risk protection as-a-service, and will be immediately available to European enterprises in countries including the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden. The new service enables enterprises to minimize their digital risks from…

May 20, 2019
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Forcepoint Names John Sorensen As Vice President Of Global Sales Strategy And Execution.

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today announced John Sorensen has joined the company as Vice President of Global Sales Strategy and Execution. Sorensen will report to Chief Revenue Officer Kevin Isaac. In this role, Sorensen will head up a new department to help Forcepoint scale and achieve its growth targets through an enterprise-class customer experience. Sorensen will be part of the team taking Forcepoint’s Converged Security Platform to CISOs and security…

May 20, 2019
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ExtraHop Announces New Panorama Partner Program To Accelerate Enterprise Security Modernization.

ExtraHop, provider of enterprise cyber analytics from the inside out, today announced the new ExtraHop Panorama Partner Program. The Panorama Program is designed to enable global channel partners to accelerate the adoption and integration of network traffic analysis (NTA) to help enterprise customers modernize their security operations. Fueled by 10x growth in cybersecurity, ExtraHop is expanding its global channel program, working with global reseller, distribution, managed services, and integration partners…

May 20, 2019
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23% Of Global Domains Targeted By Cyber-Attacks, Says MarkMonito.

Almost one-quarter of brands have had their domain targeted by cyber criminals. This is according to the latest global research report released by MarkMonitor, a world leader in enterprise brand protection. The report also highlighted that 62% of brands reported that cybercrime impacted their business in the last year. Almost half of the sample believes brand infringement has increased over the last year, while 46% said that cyber threats influenced…

May 20, 2019
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Javvad Malik Joins KnowBe4 As Security Awareness Advocate.

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced the appointment of the well-known industry commentator and prolific blogger, Javvad Malik, as Security Awareness Advocate to its EMEA team. Javvad joins KnowBe4 from AT&T Cybersecurity where he was a Security Advocate and takes up his position with immediate effect. “Javvad is held in high-regard across the information security sector and is a person…

May 20, 2019
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New SANS Cyber Security Skills Test And Roadshow Aim To Highlight Training Needs.

SANS Institute has launched a new campaign in EMEA to encourage people to test their cyber security knowledge and to help highlight the cyber security skills gap. Starting with a short, fun testcovering topics such as encryption, two-factor authentication, hashing, penetration testing and incident response, the Level Up websiteaims to attract potential new cyber security professionals into the industry. The website also aims to give existing industry professionals an idea…

May 20, 2019
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Infosecurity Europe Exhibitor Line-Up Brings Together The ‘Who’s Who’ Of Leading Cyber And Information Security Professionals.

This year’s Infosecurity Europe – Europe’s number one information security event – is raising the bar for 2019 with over 400 exhibitors set to attend, featuring some of the most forward-thinking, innovative cyber security companies from around the world. To allow visitors to make the most of the event, Infosecurity Europe has introduced the new LaunchPad, an interactive one-stop-shop for visitors to listen and explore some of the new exhibitor…

May 20, 2019
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UNESCO promotes gender equality in AI.

UNESCO produced in collaboration with EQUALS Skills Coalition listed a set of recommendations designed to promote gender equality and eliminate stereotypes in AI applications. The new publication advises companies and governments to end the practice of making digital assistants female by default, explore the feasibility of developing a gender neutral “machine gender” voice assistants and program digital assistants to discourage gender-based insults and abusive language, according to the “I’d Blush…

May 20, 2019
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Trump’s U.S. Golf Association account hacked, hackers add fake game scores.

Hackers accessed President Trump’s U.S. Golf Association account and added four fake golf scores for games allegedly played at two courses. After being alerted to media reports, “as we dug into the data it appears someone has erroneously posted a number of scores on behalf of the GHIN user,” Golfweek cited Craig Annis, the managing director of communications for the USGA, as saying. Source: SC Magazine Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

May 20, 2019
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