Police work is being hampered by poor data

With the rise of digital platforms and services, the evidence used in criminal investigations is becoming increasingly digital. This makes the speed at which digital evidence is gathered, sorted and analyzed crucial. However, a new report from digital intelligence company Cellebrite asserts that policing agencies are still “struggling to keep pace, process and analyze digital evidence quickly and effectively”. The …

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Poor hardware disposal practices posing a risk to data security

Many business leaders aren’t paying much attention to the way they dispose of old and obsolete hardware, opening their organizations up to possible data breaches. This is according to a new report from DSA Connect, a company that specializes in the disposal of hardware and proper deletion of residual files. Of the 1,029 people polled for the report, a fifth …

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Poor endpoint visibility exposing firms to ‘systemic ransomware attacks’

Most organizations have poor visibility into their endpoints, which makes them highly vulnerable to ransomware. Further, once the ransomware infects a network, they are almost powerless to stop it from spreading. This is according to a new report from Illumio, based on a poll of 344 IT professionals, which states that more than half (59 percent) of respondents do not …

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Insolvency practitioners could face fines for poor management of data

Insolvency practitioners that fail to properly delete data belonging to insolvent companies are risking huge fines, according to a new report from DSA Connect. The firm states that practitioners looking to sell assets that belong to insolvent companies need to ensure they do so without the bounds of the law. If data is sold that should not have been, intellectual …

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