Study finds gaps in security analysts’ malware knowledge

Low awareness of some common malware behaviours could decrease effectiveness of detection and mitigation efforts

London, UK. 14 July 2017 – Lastline, Inc., the leader in advanced malware protection, today announced the results of a survey conducted with 326 cyber security professionals that tested their knowledge of malware and current cyber threats.

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Response to the OBR’s first Fiscal Risks report

Government War on Pensioners

In response to the Office for Budget Responsibility’s first Fiscal Risk report, which found that ageing and technology cost pressures make health spending the biggest risk to fiscal sustainability, Sally-Marie Bamford, Director of Strategy and Research at the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), the UK’s leading think tank focusing on longevity, ageing and population change said:

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Securitas chief declared bankrupt after his identity is hacked

Global security group Securitas has revealed that its chief executive was declared bankrupt this week after his identity was hacked. In a statement to investors, the company said that a fraudster had made a fake loan application in the name of Alf Göransson, its 59-year-old president and chief executive. To add to the embarrassment, Securitas said the unfortunate Mr Göransson had then found himself being declared bankrupt following a false court application.

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Bupa International hit by insider data breach

Healthcare giant, Bupa, has admitted a security incident. According to a statement, an employee of its international health division had inappropriately copied and removed customer information, including names, dates of birth and.nationalities. Bupa says that customers have been contacted to alert them to the breach and to remind them to stay vigilant.

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Bupa data breach affects 108,000 customers

The latest news has found that Bupa international health insurance has been hit by a data breach. An employee from their international health division, Bupa Global, had inappropriately copied and removed some customer information from the company. Around 108,000 international health insurance policies are affected. Commenting on the attack is Andrew Clarke, EMEA Director at One Identity:

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Tripwire – Bupa data breach affects 108,000 customers

The latest news has found that Bupa international health insurance has been hit by a data breach. An employee from their international health division, Bupa Global, had inappropriately copied and removed some customer information from the company. Around 108,000 international health insurance policies are affected. Commenting on the attack are experts from the cybersecurity industry:

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