10 Apr
2014

Last month, I called out the Top 5 Data Breach Trends for 2014. Trend 1—Revenue Loss Means Board Room Focus Trend 2—Retail Breaches: An Easy Target Trend 3—Cloud and Big Data= Big Target for Cybercriminals Trend 4—Government and Healthcare: High Risk Trend 5—Compliance Will Grow Bigger Teeth Since then, supermarket chain Morrisons suffered an insider attack through stolen staff payroll systems that were published online which links back to trend 2; retail data breaches an easy target. Also surfacing this week—18 […]

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While we’ve since learned it was a relatively unsophisticated attack, the Target data breach remains anchored in the headlines and, thanks to the more recent security breach reported at giant grocery chain Morrisons in the UK, we can’t get away from the risk posed to business by the ‘Insider Threat’. Events of the last few months have thrust the dangers of privileged user abuse into the spotlight. However, while these security incidents do vary in terms of scale and impact, […]