Here is our round up of some of the news throughout this week.

Toyota’s second data breach of the year. This articles takes the view that multinational organisations like Toyota would appear not to have good enough visibility of their infrastructure making it more likely for data breaches to occur. Toyota have stated that they will be implementing tougher security measures but questions must be asked as to why these weren’t already in place.

Facebook in the news again but this time its after a call from its founder for a “common global framework” for data privacy and protection. Mark Zuckerberg goes on to say that governments should have a more active role in updating the rules for the internet, he believes this will help to “preserve what’s best about it”.

At Assuredata we have been talking quite a bit in recent months about the importance of c-level buy in when it comes to IT security infrastructure spending.  This article seems to report that exactly the opposite of this is happening with organisations stating that their IT security budgets are falling year on year. This is quite frightening when you read on and learn that, according to Gartner, cybercrime is “costing the global economy $5.2trillion”!

See you next week.

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