Data breach

Tightening regulations around privacy and data breach disclosure appear to be working. Global analysis of publicly disclosed data breaches shows that in the first half of 2018 the amount of breaches disclosed grew 133 per cent on the same time last year. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter In

Google chose not to disclose a data breach that exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of Google+ users over fears of regulator scrutiny and comparisons to the Cambridge Analytica Facebook scandal, according to the Wall Street Journal. Which-50 can reveal the breach has drawn the attention of Australia’s privacy

cyber crime

As infrastructure as a service becomes more popular the number of data breaches will likely increase. However, most of the breaches will be caused by user created vulnerabilities, rather than faults from cloud providers, according to Craig Lawson, Gartner research VP. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter “We’re at

Australia’s largest bank has admitted it lost the financial statements of 20 million accounts. The Commonwealth Bank insists that customer security has not been compromised as the statements did not contain customer passwords or pin numbers. The statements did include customer names, addresses, account numbers and transaction history. The data

Nearly half of the Australian small businesses affected by the incoming data breach laws are not prepared for them, according to a new study from HP. 49 per cent of respondents in the study said they were yet to develop an IT security policy that would ensure their compliance. WHICH-50