What do mobile workers think of visual hacking when they're working out of the office? The Ponemon Institute surveyed professional mobile workers about their perceptions of visual hacking when they're working in public spaces.
The incoming implementation of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the biggest factors affecting how companies think about their data security in today's business environment.
Employees who access corporate data via their mobile devices could be putting their business at risk of a data breach by not taking strong enough measures to protect their gadgets.
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Many businesses need to be doing more to ensure sensitive data is protected when it is accessed on mobile devices, as these gadgets have been identified as one of the biggest threats to firms' data security.
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Data security in Government and public sector departments is an increasing priority and it's more important than ever to ensure all devices are adequately protected.
The education sector must have effective data classification and access policies in order to prevent breaches.
Medical professionals need to be wary of the risk of visual hacking, as this is one of the most common causes of healthcare data breaches.
Visual hacking is a growing concern as more employees are accessing confidential company information when they work away from the office.
The average cost of a data breach in the UK is £2.2m, and that’s why it’s more important than ever to ensure that all your devices and confidential data are adequately protected.
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The recent boom in mobile working means executives working on the move are more susceptible than ever to the threat of shoulder surfing and in many cases are either unaware, or ignoring the problem.
In a number of industries open plan offices environments and hot desking are common place and none more so than in the banking and finance industry.
Data security in the financial services sector is a growing issue and with potential fines and the affect on share prices for data breaches and failure to adequately protect customer data.
In regard to employees who regularly work off-site, the FSA commented that “if not properly managed or secured, customer data can be lost or stolen very easily”.
Data Security in the financial services sector currently falls under the remit of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Data security in the legal sector is an increasing priority and it’s more important than ever to ensure all devices are adequately protected.
The UK government has been urged to do more to support the country's financial services sector when it comes to cyber security and data protection .
As new technology becomes more widely used across organisations of all types, ensuring these new tools and ways of working are secure is more important than ever for IT managers.
More than 420 billion records were stolen in 2016 as criminals became more adept at bypassing security measures.
When you access personal or sensitive content in a public place, you're exposing it to prying eyes and visual hacking.
The findings reveal how easy it is for a visual hacker to obtain sensitive information using only visual means.
A number of leading legal industry authorities have begun to recognize the issues that data insecurity across the sector poses.
Solicitors, barristers and the courts system have all recorded significant rises in data breaches over the last three years, according to figures from the ICO.
Schools and universities must not rely on one method to protect sensitive data, according to an industry expert.
More than three-quarters of banks have experience a data breach in the last two years, according to a new report.
A culture that does not take information governance seriously is among the issues facing many councils when it comes to data protection.
Thousands of students at the University of Greenwich have had personal details leaked online following a hacking attack.
90 per cent of IT pros at financial services firms feel they are vulnerable to data breaches.
The ICO has fined Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust £185,000 for inadvertently disclosing the details of more than 6,500 employees
Only a third of businesses have a clear information security policy in place for remote and flexible workers.
A report from the Information Commissioner's Office reveals that the healthcare sector is the biggest target for data breaches.
A convert experiment exposes how easy it is to capture sensitive company information
Online exams present a massive challenge for both schools & universities
Accessing confidential patient data from the NHS is a very real risk
The government’s SPF is clear – unauthorised individuals overlooking confidential data is a threat to the public sector and has to be stopped.
Here are three common scenarios where your data could be at risk, along with some useful facts
FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) has the ability to fine companies for serious infringements
Chief operating officer at NHS Digital Rob Shaw said that while the security threats the NHS face are the same as for organisations in any other sector
The effectiveness of the government's approach to digital security has been heavily criticised in a report from the National Audit Office (NAO).
Organisations in the education sector are the most-targeted and least-protected when it comes to data security issues.
Some 73 per cent of leading law firms in the UK have fallen victim to data security breaches in the last year, PwC finds.
The majority of IT executives incorrectly believe the mobile apps they use are secure, it has been stated.
Information security is a major concern for many solicitors, with more than a third wanting more training in how to protect data.
The number of data breaches reported by UK local governments has fallen by 20 per cent, but there is still work to be done.
CFOs lack understanding of the implications of new data protection rules, a new survey finds.
A large number of businesses now expect their staff to use personal mobile devices for work, even though few have a clear strategy for managing this.
With the mobile working population due to increase to 1.3 billion in 2015, the opportunity for unauthorised individuals to access confidential data is greater than ever.
The facts make sobering reading, the top causes of data breaches in the UK involve negligent employees, who account for 37 percent of cases and there have been more than 2 million serious NHS data breaches logged
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We wanted to know just how easy it is to steal confidential information from a business, just via visual hacking. So we conducted a global study with the Ponemon Institute in order to find out.
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A parliamentary inquiry into cyber security has commenced following the attack on TalkTalk’s website.
Many people are unclear about whether or not their employer has cloud storage policies in place, new research has revealed.
The NHS needs tighter protection for sensitive patient data, a healthcare official has said.
Financial watchdogs in Europe are planning to tighten the rules surrounding the use of big data.
Customer data is the Finance industry’s most important resource and protecting it is absolutely critical.
With an increasing number of online e-examinations replacing traditional paper based tests, protecting on-screen information in the Education sector is a growing issue.
Data security in the legal sector is an increasing priority with a growing number of members of the legal profession.
Data security in the healthcare sector is a growing issue, with an increasing number of breaches of the Data Protection Act.
With the mobile working population due to increase to 1.3 billion in 2015, the opportunity for unauthorised individuals to access confidential data continues to rise.
Data security in Government and public sector departments is an increasing priority.
Ever wondered how 3M Privacy Filters work? Each Privacy Filter contains thousands of MicroLouvre™ layers, which black out the view of anyone sitting side by side with the device user, protecting their confidential information.