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Archive for 2019
‘No More Obscurity’ – Octave Consulting’s Founder & Chairman Discusses Privacy and Online Surveillance at Summer Davos

Octave Consulting’s Founder & Chairman Niel Harper participated in a panel discussion on the impact of online surveillance on society at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions (Summer Davos), particularly looking at individual privacy rights and the power dynamic between data subjects versus corporations and[…]

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Targeted Espionage-as-a-Service Takes Hold on the Dark Web

One in four underground merchants offer advanced hacking services, once reserved for APTs and well-funded organized crime gangs. The cybercrime underground has become a service-driven, on-demand economy, including making available targeted corporate espionage services. According to an analysis, about 40 percent of Dark Web merchants offer spearphishing-as-a-service and[…]

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It’s Scary How Much Personal Data People Leave on Used Laptops and Phones, Researcher Finds

In a dusty plastic bin under my bed lies at least four laptops, six cellphones, and a half-dozen hard drives. I have no idea what’s on any of them. Most of these devices predate the cloud-storage era, and so likely contain solitary copies of photos, texts, and emails,[…]

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Hacking healthcare: A call for infosec researchers to probe biomedical devices

It is a brave new connected world out there and there is no shortage of cybersecurity risks associated with everything we do. We can’t even be sure that the technologies that keep as alive and healthy will work as intended if malicious actors set their sights on them.[…]

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Current and emerging third-party cyber risk management approaches and challenges

Managing third-party cyber risks is critical for businesses, but a lack of continuous monitoring, consistent reporting, and other blind spots are creating challenges that could leave organizations vulnerable to data breaches and other consequences. Most organizations work with hundreds, if not thousands, of third parties, creating new risks[…]

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