False sense of security: more than two-thirds of SMBs claim they can protect their data, but almost half suffer data breaches

Despite a lack of resources and funding, growing companies are achieving great efficiencies by using applications to help manage projects, sales and customer service operations. But with customer data a core element of these solutions, are businesses effectively safeguarding it…

More than 2.5 billion records stolen or compromised in 2017

More than 2.5 billion records stolen or compromised in 2017 Gemalto Breach Level Index highlights improperly secured databases in the cloud and internal threats were the fastest growing security risks for companies Singapore – April 10th 2018 — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the…

2018 Thales Data Threat Report: 94% of organizations using cloud, IoT and other transformative technologies, data breaches at all-time high

2018 Thales Data Threat Report: 94% of organizations using cloud, IoT and other transformative technologies, data breaches at all-time high As businesses embrace new environments, data breaches have become the new reality SINGAPORE– Jan. 26, 2018 – Thales, a leader in critical…

Gemalto releases findings of first half 2016 Breach Level Index

Gemalto releases findings of first half 2016 Breach Level Index Data breaches up 15% and compromised data records up 31% compared to previous six months Identity and personal data theft account for 64% of all data breaches Healthcare organizations account…

IBM & Ponemon Institute: Cost of a Data Breach Dropped 10 Percent Globally in 2017 Study Cost in U.S. Continued to Rise as Europe Declined; Regulatory Differences May Dramatically Impact Breach Costs

IBM Security and Ponemon Institute released the annual Cost of a Data Breach report, a global study examining the full financial impact of cybersecurity events to an organization as well as factors that impact the total cost. The 2017 global…

ServiceNow Survey Finds Over 80% of CISOs Say Data Breaches That They Know About Haven’t Been Addressed

ServiceNow Survey Finds Over 80% of CISOs Say Data Breaches That They Know About Haven’t Been Addressed ServiceNow Survey Finds Most Companies Unprepared to Protect Customers Against Data Breaches or Respond to Hacks SINGAPORE – April 21, 2017 – A…

2016 – yet another ‘year of the data breach’?

2016 – yet another ‘year of the data breach’? Digital Shadows Data breaches and credential compromise are nothing new. It seems every year for the past three years has been declared the “year of the data breach,” in some hope…

The Industrialized Uses of Breached Data

The Industrialized Uses of Breached DataMichael Marriott, security research at Digital Shadows We have defined industrialization as the growing sophistication of criminal business models, characterized by the automation and replication of previously manual processes. This can be achieved by either…

Gemalto Releases Findings of First Half 2016 Breach Level Index

Gemalto Releases Findings of First Half 2016 Breach Level Index – Data breaches up 15% and compromised data records up 31% compared to previous six months – Identity and personal data theft account for 64% of all data breaches –…

Exploiting Data Breaches

Exploiting Data Breaches By Michael Marriott, Digital Shadows security expert High profile data breaches are regularly in the news and, seemingly, businesses and are losing the battle to protect their intellectual property (IP), corporate, and customer data from the threats…

Learnings from Dropbox’s data breach: The best defense against data breaches is diligence and proactive protection

Learnings from Dropbox’s data breach: The best defense against data breaches is diligence and proactive protection Recently, Dropbox announced that 68 million user credentials have been exposed in a data breach. While actions have been taken to remedy the situation,…

Five tips to build your data breach shield

Five tips to build your data breach shield Kane Lightowler, Managing Director, Asia Pacific & Japan, Carbon Black 2016 has proved itself to be a prolific year for cybercrimes. Cyber criminals are leaving no stones unturned as we witness a…

IBM Launches New Blockchain Cloud on World’s Most Secure Server

IBM Launches New Blockchain Cloud on World’s Most Secure Server– New cloud environment for business-to-business networks allows companies to test performance, privacy and interoperability of blockchain ecosystems– Everledger taps IBM Blockchain to track diamonds and other valuables SINGAPORE – 14 July…

IBM & Ponemon Institute Study: Data Breach Costs Rising, Now $4 million per Incident Results Show “Time is Money” When Responding to a Data Breach Incident Response Teams Lead to Significant Cost Savings

IBM & Ponemon Institute Study: Data Breach Costs Rising, Now $4 million per Incident Results Show “Time is Money” When Responding to a Data Breach  Incident Response Teams Lead to Significant Cost Savings Image : Sailpoint.com SINGAPORE – 16 Jun 2016 – IBM…

Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report finds cybercriminals are exploiting human nature

Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report finds cybercriminals are exploiting human nature April 27, New York – Cybercriminals are continuing to exploit human nature as they rely on familiar attack patterns such as phishing, and increase their reliance on ransomware,…