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Latest data breach publications


China’s new data protection law set to come into effect

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) is the body that will enforce the law and, if their previous actions against firms that fall short of data security expectations are a sign of the future, penalties will be substantial for lawbreakers.


2021 Playbook: Enforcing Zero Trust for All Identities

Adopting a Zero Trust mindset means organisations are able to ditch the outdated ‘trust but verify’ approach and instead embrace a ‘never trust, always verify’ security stance, and ensures organisations stay ahead of the security curve.


Learning from data breaches: The importance of the fundamentals

We think of data breaches as a result of hackers battling an organisation’s defence systems for hours or days, frantically typing in reams of code in order to gain access to a database. The truth is, it’s often not like that at all. Criminals are lazy. They won’t fight tooth and nail to get into a target if they can sneak in elsewhere, and oftentimes, the job is actually made quite easy for them.


9 million easyJet passenger travel details exposed in cyber attack

Nine million easyJet passengers have had their travel details accessed by hackers, the airline has announced.

The Luton-based carrier said the figure includes 2,208 customers who had their credit card details exposed.

It insisted there is “no evidence that any personal information of any nature has been misused” due to the cyber attack


Virgin Media data breach leaves 900,000 customer details exposed and accessible   

Virgin Media has apologised after a data breach left the personal details of around 900,000 customers unsecured and accessible. The company said that the breach occurred after one of its marketing databases was “incorrectly configured” which allowed unauthorised access. It assured those affected by the breach that the database “did not include any passwords or financial details” but said it contained information such as names, home and email addresses, and phone numbers.