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News and information from the Advent IM team.

CTOs Keeping Quiet on Breaches to Avoid Cyber Blame Game

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
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Nearly two-thirds (36%) of IT leaders are not disclosing breaches for fear that they may lose their job, complicating efforts to enhance security, according to new research. Keeper Security polled 1000 UK IT decision-makers at businesses of between 100 and 5000 employees to compile its 2021 Cybersecurity Census Report. Read via InfoSecurityMag. 

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BA Settles with Data Breach Victims

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

Compensation is to be paid to thousands of victims of a large-scale data breach at British Airways (BA).   A legal claim was filed against the airline over a security incident that began in June 2018. Data belonging to around 420,000 people was compromised in a cyber-attack that went undetected for more than two months. Read via […]

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Campus Still Closed as Portsmouth University Reels from Suspected Ransomware

Key IT systems at the University of Portsmouth continue to remain offline this week after a supposed ransomware attack, delaying the start of the new term. A notice on the university’s homepage doesn’t explicitly name ransomware as the cause of the “cyber incident,” but the “ongoing technical disruption” it describes is a tell-tale sign of such attacks. […]

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