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Personal Information from 500 Million Marriott Guests Exposed in Recent Hack
Personal Information from 500 Million Marriott Guests Exposed in Recent Hack
Marriott International, a hospitality company that oversees one of the largest hotel chains in the world, recently announced that its guest reservation system had been hacked. Marriott indicated that information from approximately 500 million of their guests had been exposed in the breach, making this one of the largest cyber-incidents in history.

Specifically, guests who have made bookings...

How Disgruntled Employees Can Make You Liable for a Data Breach
How Disgruntled Employees Can Make You Liable for a Data Breach
It was a data breach nightmare for Morrisons when a disgruntled employee abused his access to the company’s payroll data. In January 2014, after copying the data onto a personal USB, the employee posted personal details of nearly 100,000 Morrisons workers on a file-sharing website. 

But what happened next was even worse. While the employee received an eight-year prison sentence, the...

This is How Much Your Customers Trust You With Their Data
This is How Much Your Customers Trust You With Their Data
Despite high-level data breaches capturing headlines and social media scams wreaking havoc on users’ personal information, recent research from the Information Commissioner’s Office’s 2018 Information Rights Survey highlights an increase in customer trust regarding organisations handling their data.

Although not yet the majority, the survey found that 34 per cent of people...

Staying Secure: Cyber Trends 2018
Staying Secure: Cyber Trends 2018
Whether it be preventing a mass data breach or finding ways to comply with the GDPR, the need for cyber preparedness and resilience is at an all-time high. However, a recent survey from the Economist Intelligence Unit revealed that only 13 per cent of organisations feel that they’ve learned from past cyber-mistakes. Have a look at the following 2018 cyber-trends to keep your organisation safe...