Recently the Panasonic Corporation reported a major data breach. Hackers had successfully gained access to the Japanese company’s internal network. On top of this the European Medicines Agency has reported that some of the data on the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine that was stolen during a cyber-attack in early December 2020 was released online illegally shortly after the attack.
Storm Internet has again set a new record at the Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) annual Awards. Taking first place in the coveted Best Hosting Provider category brings the Oxfordshire host’s total number of category wins to 9, three more than previous record holder UKFast.
As the final Quarter of 2021 is upon us and the Databasix team is delighted to provide you with visibility of our latest portfolio of products, services and free support and guidance on all things data protection.
When it comes to websites, a lot of people make the mistake of thinking that their design and functionality are good enough to last for years. Once you become complacent with your website and adopt the ‘if it’s not broken, why fix it’ mindset, you risk losing out on potential customers. If you are not always striving to improve your pages and optimise the user experience, you could be driving leads to competitors…
EquiTrace, a unique app for horses that combines identity, GPS and medical records data using a scanner, a microchip and a mobile phone, has signed an investment agreement with a syndicate of HBAN angel investors led by Brendan Nevin, CEO of Code Institute for 1million euros. Enterprise Ireland will also be investing in the company, providing 250,000 euros. EquiTrace will use the investment to grow the company, building a sales and development team as well as investing in marketing, and focus on global expansion.
In response to the ongoing chatter about working from home, and whether it’s beneficial or detrimental to employers, staffers or workplace proactivity, for example. please see below a comment from remote working expert, Sridhar Iyengar, MD for Zoho Europe, offering advice and guidance on how to improve long term WFH operations.
According to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team, cybercriminals launched nearly 5.4 million Distributed Denial of Service attacks in the first half of 2021 — an 11% increase compared to the first half of 2020.
The Wordfence-WPScan whitepaper is out, shedding light on the state of Wordpress security. But these threats aren’t just limited to Wordpress; virtually any website that uses a database, accepts user input (e.g. forms), or has a login page (for users or site administrators) is a legitimate target.
If you’re a company director or small business owner, you may have been surprised recently by a letter from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), requiring you to pay an annual ‘data protection registration fee’.