IT Security and Compliance Blog

Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on IT security and compliance from industry experts New Net Technologies.

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has still failed to implement over a third of the recommendations noted by government auditors after the devasting breach the organization faced in 2015.

Healthcare giant Anthem has agreed to pay a $16 million settlement to the United States government following the 2015 data breach that affected almost 80 million customers.

Today the UK government released a new Code of Practice (CoP) intended to drive security-by-design in the manufacture of IoT products.

The latest research from Blueliv has found that the number of compromised credentials detected in North American botnets grew 141% from the last quarter.

Google is shutting down its Google+ social network following the disclosure of a software glitch within Google+ that resulted in the exposure of personal-profile data belonging to hundreds of thousands of Google+ users.

The FBI & DHS issued a joint statement alerting businesses and consumers that cybercriminals are increasingly exploiting the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) administration tool.

European regulators are awaiting details from Facebook regarding last week’s data breach involving an estimated 50 million Facebook users.

The Port of San Diego issued a statement on Wednesday claiming to have experienced a “serious” cyber-attack.

It was announced today that ride-sharing giant Uber will pay $148 million and tighten the company’s data security protections after failing to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information.

According to Akamai’s recent report, “2018 State of Internet/Security Credential Stuffing Attacks”, worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise.

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