Tag: cyber incident

Verifone confirms corporate network was hacked

US stores hit. Global payments processor Verifone has confirmed its corporate network was hacked by unknown attackers targeting the company's merchants. Verifone spokesperson Andy Payment told iTnews the "cyber incident" took place around two months ago, and affected two dozen American service station convenience stores. The attack was revealed by infosec journalist Brian Krebs, whose ...

Despite its complexities, insurers and companies can get to grips with cyber risk, Swiss Re sigma says

Cyber threats are evolving rapidly due to the growing digital transformation of society, the widespread use of internet-enabled devices and processes, and the changing profile of hackers. Recent high-profile cyber attacks demonstrate that the extent of associated possible losses is also broadening, increasingly comprising both physical and financial damage relating to data privacy breaches and ...

Cyber incident response guide published

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) has released its 2017 Cyber Incident & Breach Response Guide. The ninth annual guide provides organizations with tools to enhance data protection, adopt responsible privacy practices and help to detect, mitigate and effectively respond to a cyber incident. OTA's 2017 Guide has broadened to include the wider impact of cyber ...

Business interruption tops the list of top ten global business risks

Business interruption remained the top fear globally for the fifth straight year, with multiple new triggers emerging, including non-physical damage disruptions caused by political violence, strikes and terror attacks. Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has published its 6th annual Allianz Risk Barometer, which provides a list of the current top ten global business ...