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How can IoT devices be protected within businesses?

One of Britain’s big utilities firms have begun a venture into the Internet of Things (IoT). But how do devices powered by IoT benefit businesses, and how risky are they to their security? Read about it here.

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Another Reason to Ensure You Have a Web Application Firewall Installed

Ticketmaster suffered a security breach believe to affect up to 40,000 UK customers. In tweet, firm confirmed that third-party customer support product Inbenta Technologies caused the hack and all affected customers have been contacted. Read more about it here

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Beware Memcached: how to fight off the latest wave of DDoS attacks

Invaluable advice on fighting off Memcached DDoS Attacks, from Rodney Joffe, NISC Chairman here: https://www.scmagazineuk.com/beware-memcached-how-to-fight-off-the-latest-wave-of-ddos-attacks/article/767620/

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Dixons Carphone data breach handling draws criticism from cybersecurity community

Dixons Carphone’s handling of the data breach has drawn criticism from the cybersecurity community for demonstrating a poor attitude towards data protection. Read more here https://www.verdict.co.uk/dixons-carphone-data-breach-handling-criticism-cybersecurity-community/

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Six years on from the official launch, just how secure is IPv6?

The world launch of IPv6 happened back in June 2012, and World IPv6 Day is on Friday 8 June. But just how secure is IPv6 some six years after that fanfare deployment? Read about it here: https://www.scmagazineuk.com/six-years-on-from-the-official-launch-just-how-secure-is-ipv6/article/771757/  

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Neustar DNS Shield Wins “Best Emerging Technology” at the SC Awards Europe 2018

Neustar’s DNS Shield™ solution has received the highly commended honor in the Best Emerging Technology category at the prestigious SC Awards Europe 2018. Sitting among some of the best and brightest players in cybersecurity, our Neustar EMEA team was on-site to collect the award at the black tie ceremony at the Marriott Grosvenor Square in […]

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How Prepared is Your Organisation for the EU GDPR?

How prepared is your organisation for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? Does the data privacy law spell boon or bane for your business? Read here:  https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/views-from-the-top/a-force-for-good  

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EU Data Leak Fails To Meet GDPR Data Standards

In light of the news that surfaced overnight regarding the European Commission leaking personal data on its website, which, for other organisations, would be considered a breach of the GDPR just days after the deadline came into force, Anthony Chadd, Senior Director of EMEA at Neustar commented here.

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What Should Companies’ Top Cybersecurity Concern in 2018 Be?

Industry experts give their thoughts on the cybersecurity priorities for businesses in the year ahead. Read them here  

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Microsoft and Google find New Meltdown-Spectre Security Chip Vulnerability

Spectre vulnerabilities can allow attackers to obtain access to sensitive information on affected systems. Find out more here

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