Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
DHSC 'satisfied' after investigating Serco contract tracers data breach. The Department for Health and Social Care has confirmed it undertook an investigation into a data breach by the major government contractor Serco, which accidentally shared hundreds of coronavirus contract tracers’ email addresses last month.
Interesting blog post, "Addressing the Privacy Paradox: Balancing Personalization with Data Privacy".
Customer data leaked to Dark Web. Conduent, a $4.4 billion by revenue (2019) IT services giant, has admitted that a ransomware attack hit its European operations — but says it managed to restore most systems within eight hours. Conduent, which says it provides services (including HR and payments infrastructure) for “a majority of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments”, was hit on Friday, May 29. “Conduent’s European operations experienced a service interruption on Friday, May 29, 2020. Our system identified ransomware, which was then addressed by our cybersecurity protocols.
Well written blog post covering security in America, "A Country in Crisis: Data Privacy in the US".
UK householders confined to their home and spending more time online fear the threat of data and financial loss due to a cyber-attack above concerns about the risks their children face while online, according to a new survey* by Irdeto. As COVID-19 grips the world, the Irdeto Home Cybersecurity Report polled more than 5,000 consumers across five countries (the UK, the USA, France, Germany and China) in a bid to understand how perceptions, priorities and general knowledge of online security are changing in these unprecedented times.
*These sites aren’t affiliated with GDPR Community and these aren’t an advertisement, they’re simply site’s we’ve thought the community might have an interest in reading.