With the advent of cloud services and the proliferation of high end mobile devices (think iOS devices and Android phones), the workforce is moving inexorably to a mobile one where managers and employees are no longer tied to the office. What initially started as a movement to the mobile phone/tablet work style has spilled over…

A new report from Juniper Research found that the cost of data breaches will rise from $3 trillion each year to over $5 trillion in 2024, an average annual growth of 11%. This will primarily be driven by increasing fines for data breaches as regulation tightens, as well as a greater proportion of business lost…

The challenge of securing data has seen a dramatic shift in complexity in recent years due to an increasing number of threats frequently appearing. However, this complexity will always be an addressable and scalable issue with the right solution in place. Additionally, the rapid advent of new and evolving technologies is presenting opportunities where organizations…

In April 2018, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook announced the launch of a bug bounty program focusing on the misuse of private information. The social media giant has been offering between $500 and tens of thousands of dollars for reports of apps that collect and transfer personal data. This program has now been expanded…

Among organizations that engage third parties to provide business services, 83% identified third-party risks after conducting due diligence and before recertification, according to Gartner. Gartner’s survey of more than 250 legal and compliance leaders reveals that the standard point-in-time approach to risk management is no longer effective in today’s landscape of fast-paced, rapidly changing business…

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported this week that Huawei technicians helped the two African governments intercept communications and social media activity of their opponents, while also tracking their movements. The article also reported that Huawei operated a video and cyber surveillance system in Algeria, which the company denied. Algeria’s foreign ministry did not respond…