The Information Commissioner’s Office has released its annual report for 2017-8. GDPR is a major focus, as are record monetary penalties.
Month: July 2018
Dixons Carphone breach almost 10x bigger than initially thought
Revising its June estimates significantly upwards, Dixons Carphone now says that 10 million customers were involved in last year’s data breach.
Tenable closes IPO, raises $251 million
Cyber risk management company Tenable Holdings has gone public after filing for an IPO at the end of June.
New Kronos variant found in wild
A new variant of the Kronos banking trojan has been discovered. Researchers suspect it may have been rebranded ‘Osiris’.
Awake Security appoints former Cylance CTO as new CEO
Awake Security has appointed former Cylance CTO Rahul Kashyap as its new CEO.
Imperva to acquire Prevoty for $140M cash
Imperva has signed an agreement to acquire DevOps security company Prevoty in a deal worth $140 million.
Insurer: computer and electronic crime rider doesn’t cover bank’s $2M+ cyberattack losses
Following two separate cyberattacks in eight months, The National Bank of Blacksburg is suing its insurance provider, which has determined that the bank’s computer and electronic crime rider does not apply.
LoginRadius announces $17M Series A round
Customer identity and access management company LoginRadius has raised $17 million in a Series A financing round.
‘Leafminer’ threat actor observed targeting Middle Eastern government and banks
A threat actor known as Leafminer has been targeting Middle Eastern public and private sector organisations since at least early 2017, according to researchers at Symantec.
Siemplify raises $14M Series B financing
Security orchestration, automation and response company Siemplify has raised $14 million in Series B financing.