The Alien Eye in the Sky - Friday 9th September

September 9, 2016 | Javvad Malik

A roundup of the week’s news, commentary, and observations.

The ICO has a report on UK data incident trends. Healthcare is by far the worst sector with 232 incidents. In second place is local government with 62. The most common data security incident type was ‘data posted or faxed to incorrect recipient’. The most common Cyber Incident type was ‘cyber security misconfiguration’.

Changing Business, and Risks of the Supply Chain. Does your company adapt its posture as the risks change?

Roger Thornton, AlienVault CTO was interviewed by Dark Reading on five key questions on Threat Detection.

Does this take employee monitoring too far? Do employees have a right to privacy when in the workplace? The employee badge that monitors where you are and who you are talking to.

A nice article on Pokemon Go – hacking, and personal moral dilemmas.

Javvad Malik

About the Author: Javvad Malik

The man, the myth, the blogger; Javvad Malik is a London-based IT Security professional. Better known as an active blogger, event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security. Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a senior analyst with 451 Research providing technology vendors, investors and end users with strategic advisory services, including competitive research and go-to-market positioning.

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