Personal data is used to launch cyber attacks against us. Instead of just playing defense, we can take the fight to the criminals.
Common sense tells us it is wasteful to own things but not know where they are, or how they are being used.
Google lowers its costs by advocating for laws that prevent telcos from invoicing Google. Meanwhile, academics are failing to state how much money they receive from Google.
Nice Systems insecurely configured an Amazon cloud server used to hold data about calls made to Verizon’s contact center.
SS7 has security issues, but perhaps they have been over-publicized.
One of the people arrested blamed engineers at MTN headquarters for taking advantage of weak IT security.
Execs would be foolish to disregard downside risks whilst overstating the extent they can monetize data.
Kenyan consultant Joseph Nderitu has been appointed RAG African Agenda Coordinator. This signals a change in who should lead the global development of risk and assurance practices.
It might take another two and a half years before Vodafone’s bill complaints reduce to the level of other UK telcos.