Think Like a Grandmaster, Play Like a Card Shark

My 16-year old son is currently in his final GCSE year at school and one of his chosen subjects is Computer Science. This involves a topic on IT Security and during a recent class discussion, an analogy given to the class by the teacher was that IT Security is like a...

After 2017, data breach fatigue should be a thing of the past

After the number of major data breaches in 2017, it wouldn’t be surprising to see some measure of data breach fatigue set in for both the general public and enterprises. Such an occurrence, however, would mean we missed valuable lessons from some of this year’s worst...

2017 Data Breach Total Nears 1,300, Easily a New Record

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) indicates that there have been 1,293 data breaches recorded this year through December 20 and that more than 174 million records have been exposed since the beginning of the year. The incident total is...