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Cybersecurity
Experts place the human factor at the centre of cybersecurity strategies
An expert panel examines the human faces of the cybersecurity, the evolving role and responsibility of CISOs, and how shaping a cyber-aware security culture within organisations is integral to minimising the growing threat of cybercrime.
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Artificial Intelligence
Google Cloud launches new services for a unified data platform
Google Cloud has launched new services for its unified data cloud strategy.
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Malware
Equifax breach vulnerability surfaces as top network attack in Q3 2019
WatchGuard’s latest Internet Security Report also reveals significant increases in malware and network attacks, as zero day malware accounts for 50% of all detections.
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Analytics
Equifax, FICO launch data analytics tool for FSIs
The new Data Decisions Cloud is an end-to-end data analytics suite that addresses needs across risk, fraud, and marketing to allow the financial sector to meet consumer needs.
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Cybersecurity
Financial services must change mindset to contain cyberattacks
CyberArk's EMEA VP discusses evolving techniques of cybercrime in the financial sector and how businesses need to think like attackers.
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Microsoft
Is the internet getting safer?
Connecting our human selves to our digital identities is hard. How does your bank know it’s really you behind the browser opening a new account?
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Data breach
Equifax ushers new CISO as breach fallout continues
Equifax has ushered in a new chief information security officer as the fallout continues from the company’s massive US data breach last year.
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Cybercrime
Not again… Expert discusses potential SECOND Equifax breach
It was only weeks ago that one of the single largest data breaches in history was announced - now Equifax may have been hacked again.
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Cybercrime
2017 Equifax breach: Impact and lessons learned
Digital Shadows VP, Rick Holland discusses the recent breach, its impact to Equifax and what other organisations can learn from it.
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Cybersecurity
Equifax and its 143m customers just the ‘first known victims’
“Once a case like this hits the news, it ignites the fire in the cybercrime community and hackers start poking around for new opportunities."
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Cybercrime
Equifax data breach: The end of cybersecurity as we know it
One of the single largest data breaches in history was disclosed last week by the credit reporting giant, Equifax - here are three implications.
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Xero
Xero and Equifax piloting tool to help small businesses avoid bad debt
The feature will let small businesses on Xero see the credit risk of their potential customers, suppliers and partners.