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Marriott data breach FAQ: How did it happen and what was the impact?

In late 2018, the Marriott hotel chain announced that one of its reservation systems had been compromised, with hundreds of millions of customer records, including credit card and passport numbers, being exfiltrated by the attackers.

Written by Josh Fruhlinger30 Sept. 19 20:00

Why the best cybersecurity lessons are from Star Trek

Brig Gen (Ret) Greg Touhill, former information security chief of President Obama and now Cyxtera Federal Group president, looks at the cult series from a different perspective

Written by Divina Paredes20 Sept. 19 12:00

US counter-spies launch campaign against 'insider' threats

The office of the top US counterintelligence official is launching a campaign to alert government employees, contractors and the general public to "serious risks" of security breaches or violence posed by "insiders”.

Written by Reuters04 Sept. 19 05:46

The Instillery and Origin unite in mega merger

The Instillery and Origin have unveiled plans to merge businesses to create a tech provider capable of challenging tier-1 incumbents in New Zealand.

Written by James Henderson15 Aug. 19 11:30

Forum aims to reach and teach Kiwi youth about cybersecurity

Cyber attacks are sent every 39 seconds which can accumulate to 300,000 new malware each day. It may be already too late but have you wondered how safe your device is? This is the key message Ytech aims to impart to Kiwi youth as it launches its first forum on cybersecurity.

Written by Divina Paredes13 Aug. 19 08:22

What do you do after a data breach?

A hacker has stolen the personal information of over 100 million people from Capital One Financial Corp in the latest high-profile breach of sensitive consumer data.

Written by Reuters01 Aug. 19 04:09