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Safeguards needed to prevent glitches, say experts

Aug 23, 2019 News by admin
Airports are part of the critical national infrastructure and procedures must be in place to prevent system disruptions, says Cybersecurity Malaysia’s responsive services division senior vice-president Dr Aswami Fadillah Mohd Ariffin. In an unforeseen first-ever disruption of its airport management system, the operations of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) came to a halt for hours,
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Will cyber policies cover huge GDPR fines facing British Airways and Marriott International?

Aug 6, 2019 Reading by admin
The Information Commissioner’s Officer (ICO) is intending to fine the Marriott International hotel group £99.2m for breaching data protection law after exposing 339 million of its guest’s personal data, discovered last November. In a statement released online, the ICO said it intended to impose the fine for infringing GDPR and that it will “consider carefully the representations
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GrabCar fined for leaking data of 120,000 customers

Aug 6, 2019 News by admin
Ride-hailing firm GrabCar has been fined S$16,000 (RM48,750) for the unauthorised disclosure of the names and mobile numbers of 120,747 customers in marketing emails. The 2017 incident arose from an email mismatch where the affected customer’s data was disclosed to only one other individual in each case. Tan Kiat How, the Commissioner for the Personal
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Global cybercrime costs US$600bil annually: study

The annual cost of cybercrime has hit US$600bil (RM2.35tril) worldwide, fuelled by growing sophistication of hackers and proliferation of criminal marketplaces and cryptocurrencies, researchers said.  A report by the security firm McAfee with the Centre for Strategic and International Studies found theft of intellectual property represents about one-fourth of the cost of cybercrime in 2017,
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