Commercial espionage, cybercrime and sabotage are among others the greatest challenges for governments, the law enforcement and enterprises. The computer networks of governments, enterprises, financial and multilateral institutions, as well as foundations are under constant attacks. The scenarios […]
“World’s Biggest Data Breaches. Selected losses greater than 30,000 records” is a beautiful interactive visualisation by David McCandless of the world’s biggest data breaches from 2004 till today. You might configure different aspects of the visualisation that either […]
Many of the attacks reported in our news were mainly meant to steal some type of asset and only incidentally they ended damaging intangible or economical assets: these were somehow cascading and unwanted effects of the attack, probably […]
The head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has warned that a major cyber-attack on the UK is a matter of “when, not if”, raising the prospect of devastating disruption to British elections and critical infrastructure.
DARK Reading reported an interesting news on a direct measure of the damages that a data breach has on an intangible asset: “Equifax’s 25% reduction in share value and other industry-wide stats show that consumers aren’t so apathetic about […]
Accenture has published its 2017 report on the costs of cybercrime.
The report offers interesting insights about the topics Hermeneut research on, highlighting that:
- Social engineering is lowering costs of cybercrime;
- Discovering attackers […]
According to the Guardian, Deloitte, an accountancy firms providing auditing and cybersecurity advice to banks, companies and government agencies, was hit by a cyber-attack that compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of its clients.
Equifax, one of the “big-three” U.S. credit bureaus, reported that a data breach at the company may have affected 143 million Americans, by providing criminals with full names, Social Security […]