Home
Insightful &
Helpful Articles

Here is what we're working on and
thinking at Hedgehog security.

Trump names as the Worst Password Offender

Trump names as the Worst Password Offender

2017 has been quite a year for hacking headlines and data breaches and it seems that despite all the warnings and advice some people, who really should know better, are still putting themselves and others at risk.


What to do if you are the victim of a data breach

What to do if you are the victim of a data breach

It seems that every day there’s another story about a data breach, with innocent people the world over having their personal information released online – so would you know what to do if you were a victim?


Chewbacca Malware

Chewbacca Malware

Security researchers have discovered that a piece of malware named after the Star Wars character Chewbacca has been used to steal payment card and personal information 49,000 payment cards stored by 45 retailers in 11 countries.


Unprecedented breach at Tesco Bank

Unprecedented breach at Tesco Bank

On Sunday, Tesco Bank confirmed that 9000 customers had had funds removed from their accounts, in an attack which the banking regulator has described as "unprecedented in the UK".


Patching Humans

Patching Humans

In 2009, back when I was the Chief Information Security Officer for Gala Coral Group, I wrote that one of the hot topics for many Chief Information Security Officers was reducing the potential for Data Loss.


Protect your business

Protect your business

We are living in interesting times as far as information security is concerned.


Maintaining your compliance policies

Maintaining your compliance policies

Brows ruffle in anticipation for the days of inspection. Will we pass or will we fail? A statement heard in many an office in Britain.


Bank Of England   Cyber Risk Update

Bank Of England Cyber Risk Update

Financial Policy Commitee / BoE Cyber Risk Update. On 1 Jul 15, the independent Financial Policy Committee (FPC) at the Bank of England, released its biannual Financial Stability Report of which the cyber risk category received an update.


New Adobe Flash update

New Adobe Flash update

In a bulletin published yesterday (August 11th), Adobe announced a new patch release of Flash player addressing more than 30 reported vulnerabilities.


Proposed EU Cyber Security Law

Proposed EU Cyber Security Law

How the New Proposed EU Cyber-Security law will Impact Internet Firms.