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‘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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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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ISACA issues new audit programs for blockchain, CASBs and GDPR

Auditors face an onslaught of new technologies, systems and regulations to incorporate into assessments. New audit programs from global technology association ISACA give auditors additional frameworks for toolkits to provide assurance for blockchain, cloud access security brokers (CASBs) and the EU GDPR. The Blockchain Preparation Audit Program helps organizations[…]

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Businesses have cybersecurity best practice guidelines but fail in practice

Almost 70% of companies have cybersecurity best practice guidelines in place but neglect to take the necessary steps to secure their business. A staggering 44% of businesses admitted to not securing removable devices using anti-virus software, leaving their IT systems exposed to cybersecurity risks and GDPR fines, according to[…]

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