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Cybersecurity Considerations for E-Commerce

On August 4th, Octave Group’s Chairman Niel Harper was one of the featured speakers on the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s ‘Practical Considerations for E-Commerce in the New Normal’ webinar. Mr. Harper discussed the online retail landscape, e-commerce threats, key e-commerce fraud scenarios, and protecting the e-commerce[…]

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European police hacked encrypted phones used by thousands of criminals

In one of the largest law enforcement busts ever, European police and crime agencies hacked an encrypted communications platform used by thousands of criminals and drug traffickers. By infiltrating the platform, Encrochat, police across Europe gained access to a hundred million encrypted messages. In the UK, those messages[…]

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EU admits it has been hard to implement GDPR

The common reasoning has been that the GDPR is only successful if regulators are issuing fines and penalizing companies. We think this line of thinking is flawed. Its success can be measured by how it has been driving cultural change regarding privacy/data protection within EU domiciled and global[…]

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Updated expert insights on cyber threats and security, with Niel Harper

It is only a matter of time before an organisation experiences some kind of cyber incident. In this podcast with ICT Pulse, our Founder & Chairman Niel Harper discussed, among other things, how the threat landscape is changing in the Caribbean, what should be included in a good[…]

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‘Sloppy’ Mobile Voting App Used in Four States Has ‘Elementary’ Security Flaws

MIT researchers say an attacker could intercept and alter votes, while making voters think their votes have been cast correctly, or trick the votes server into accepting connections from an attacker. A mobile voting app being used in West Virginia and other states has elementary security flaws that[…]

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