Supplier risk is a growing concern today and organisations need to look at third party risk more comprehensively. Regardless of in which organisation the breach occurs, the reputational damage is borne by the firm that holds the data. Ticket Master is a case in point. The breach was caused by malware that infected a customer […]

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The Ascertus Security Thought Leadership Series Information Security Management System Adoption a Must for Law Firms For cyber criminals, law firms have proven to be a lucrative hunting ground due to the personal identifiable data and the extremely valuable intellectual property they hold. Additionally, they handle significant funds and are a key enabler in high […]

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Geroge Bertolis - Cultural Security

We are at high risk of being immune to security breaches. With new security infringements grabbing the headlines on almost a daily basis, time and again one hears IT Directors and departments resignedly admit that a security breach is a matter of when, not if. At the same time, regulation is increasing with the risk […]

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Recently, three Chinese citizens were charged in the U.S. courts after it was found that they hacked U.S. law firms and then used the stolen information for insider-trading that netted them $4 million dollars. This is a prime example of “clever” hackers earning money on the financial market, but not by hacking a bank. It […]

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