Ransomware attacks skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2019, according to the Beazley Breach Response (BBR) Services team, which reports a 105% increase in the number of ransomware attack notifications against clients compared to Q1 2018.
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The Cyber Security Breaches Survey is a quantitative and qualitative survey of UK businesses and charities.
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The GDPR Effect The phenomenon that is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has demonstrated one thing above all else: people's interest in and appetite for understanding and controlling use of their personal data is anything but a reflection of apathy and fatalism. While a series of Eurobarometer surveys in recent years have catalogued...
On 25 May 2018 new data breach notification laws came into force across Europe which fundamentally changed the risk profile for organizations suffering a personal data breach.
Six months on from the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") coming into force, GDPR is having the desired effect with a largely positive impact on consumer opinion in relation to personal data being collected and stored by organisations. This report discusses the impact GDPR is having on organisations and how consumer perceptions and...
More than 8,000 data breaches have been reported in the UK since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in May, the information commissioner has said.06 Dec 2018
A German privacy regulator has issued its first GDPR fine after a hacker stole unencrypted data on hundreds of thousands of customers of a local chat app.
In recent months, Beazley Breach Response (BBR) Services has seen the number of reported ransomware incidents climb again. The varieties of ransomware and the differing technical abilities of the criminals make effective response especially challenging. Breach response services, such as forensics and legal counsel, are often necessary in ransomware...
Recently, the French Data Protection Authority (the "CNIL") published a statistical review of personal data breaches during the first four months of the EU General Data Protection Regulation's ("GDPR") entry into application. View the review (in French).