TechTarget News - Week of Jul 25, 2021

Coveware: Median ransomware payment down 40% in Q2 2021

Coveware CEO Bill Siegel said that the efficacy of using data leak threats to obtain ransomware payments has gone down because 'you don't get anything in return when you pay.'

Gartner: 'Weaponized' operational tech poses grave danger

New research by Gartner analyst Wam Voster warns that while attacks in the IT world can lead to loss of information, attacks in the OT world can lead to loss of life.

Channel roundup: Who’s gone where?

Logicalis lead the way with announcements about changing its corporate structure, but there are also moves at Cellhire, Uberall and Noname Security

Box Sign gives business users built-in digital signature tool

Box's $55 million acquisition of SignRequest in February yields a native digital signatures feature for Box Business and Enterprise cloud content management users.

Qualcomm claims world first for 5G mmWave data connection

Showcasing what it believes will be features required in anticipated 5G mmWave roll-outs in China, mobile comms tech provider unveils mmWave capabilities for global expansion with support for 200MHz carrier bandwidth

Tokyo 2020 hit by data breach

The user names and passwords of Tokyo 2020 ticket holders and event volunteers were reportedly compromised, but government official claims the data leak was not large

OAIC: Uber failed to protect personal data of Australians

Uber did not take reasonable steps to protect Australians’ personal information from unauthorised access, says Australia’s national privacy watchdog

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