Singapore’s worst-ever data breach prompted the nation to bolster its cyber defences

In 2018, Singapore suffered its worst ever data breach when inadequate cybersecurity at SingHealth saw a quarter of the population’s medical records stolen. The subsequent official review recommended remedies that should already be basic security policies. Two years after the Read More …

European Union: Regulation UE 2019/452 On Foreign Direct Investment Comes Into Application

As of yesterday, 11 October 2020, the EU Regulation 2019/452 of 19 March 2019 (“Regulation”) on the control of foreign direct investment is directly applicable in Italy. The aim of the Regulation is to establish a common system among Member Read More …

Former Uber CSO charged for 2016 hack cover-up

Uber’s former chief security officer was charged on Thursday for covering up the company’s 2016 security breach, during which hackers stole the personal details of 57 million Uber customers and the details of 600,000 Uber drivers. Prosecutors in Northern California Read More …

Twitter Could Face $250M FTC Fine Over Improper Data Use

Twitter may be facing a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) fine of up to $250 million, after the social media giant last year revealed the improper use of users’ email addresses and phone numbers. In October 2019, Twitter acknowledged that user Read More …

Many problems with cyber security of Schipihol’s border control: Court of Audit

Schiphol is very vulnerable to cyber attacks, the Court of Audit concluded after investigating the cyber security of the border control systems the Koninklijke Marechaussee uses at the airport. Two of the three systems are not properly protected against cyber Read More …