HMIC finds over a third of police forces require improvement in how they investigate crime

In light of news that HM Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) Zoe Billingham has found over a third of police forces require improvement in how they investigate crime and manage offenders, Johann Hoffmann, Head of Griffeye commented to @DFMag: “The findings from Continue reading HMIC finds over a third of police forces require improvement in how they investigate crime

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation Is Now Law. Here’s What You Need to Know.

You are back in the office after the long holiday break and busy catching up. Did you miss the story about the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) receiving final approval?  Some are calling it a “milestone of the digital Continue reading The EU General Data Protection Regulation Is Now Law. Here’s What You Need to Know.

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prpl Foundation reveals vision for a secure Internet of Things

The prpl Foundation, an open-source, community-driven, collaborative, non-profit foundation supporting the next gen connected devices industry, has announced availability of a new document entitled Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Embedded Computing that lays out its revolutionary vision for a secure Internet Continue reading prpl Foundation reveals vision for a secure Internet of Things

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Tripwire on BlackEnergy Malware being used in Other Sectors

Researchers  have discovered that hackers have evolved the Black Energy Malware to infiltrate other sectors. It was first seen when hackers used BlackEnergy to take down the Ukrainian Power grid affecking more than 1 million Ukrainians. Now Trend Micro is Continue reading Tripwire on BlackEnergy Malware being used in Other Sectors

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Identity thieves obtain 100,000 electronic filing PINs from IRS systems

The IRS has released some details on a data breach that involves personal data of taxpayers who use the IRS’s e-file website. The personal information was first obtained from another, unidentified source(s) – not the IRS – and was then Continue reading Identity thieves obtain 100,000 electronic filing PINs from IRS systems

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