Security budgets stable or increasing at financial firms

June 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment

Article Author: Angela Moscaritolo Compliance and insider threats drive growth. Despite the global financial crisis, information security budgets at financial institutions generally are staying stable, many even have increased, according to a study conducted by accounting and consulting firm Deloitte. The seventh annual survey of security spending and priorities at financial institutions worldwide, released Thursday, … read on

Council staff helping selves to data

June 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment

Article Author: Sarah Bee Official claims that “your data is safe with us” suffered another body blow at the weekend with revelations of a dramatic rise in hacking of the UK’s tax and benefit mega-database by council staff. In most cases, councils appear to have concluded that the appropriate penalty for such unlawful prying into … read on