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Sunnyvale, Calif.: AppSense has announced that its continued success in delivering next generation endpoint security solutions is the topic of a new 451 Research report, “Knocking Some (App)Sense into Endpoint Security.” The report, released on February 4, 2016, outlines AppSense’s unique approach and discusses how the company’s products fill the expanding gap in endpoint protection amidst a growing barrage of malware attacks.

The IRS has released some details on a data breach that involves personal data of taxpayers who use the IRS’s e-file website. The personal information was first obtained from another, unidentified source(s) – not the IRS – and was then used to log into the IRS website to obtain personal ID numbers used to file tax returns:

London, UK: Tripwire, Inc. has announced the results of an extensive study conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of Tripwire. The study evaluated the confidence of IT professionals regarding the efficacy of seven key security controls that must be in place to quickly detect a cyber attack in progress. Study respondents included 763 IT professionals from retail, energy, financial services and public sector organizations in the U.S.

For the first time, University of St. Gallen and the Akademie Deutscher Weltmarktführer (Academy of German Global Market Leaders) publish a company ranking based on objective criteria.

A story broke on the BBC earlier this afternoon, stating that the security systems at a fire service have been breached, with staff data being accessed in the process. On Friday night, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service was told about an information security breach relating to employees' personal data.

A 59-year-old woman from Bridgend has been arrested in connection with data protection offences. The fire service did not disclose how many people were affected, but said it was limited to its own employees.

The matter has been reported to the Information Commissioner's Office and the fire service said it was working with employees and unions to "mitigate any potential risk to its staff and also to assist individuals taking their own actions to mitigate such risk".

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Members of the British Security Industry Association’s Information Destruction section have welcomed a new self-assessment tool launched by the Information Commissioners Office.

The self-assessment tool helps small and medium sized organisations to assess their compliance with the Data Protection Act. The toolkit provides links to guidance and further information on what they need to do to comply with the Data Protection Act.

Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, said: “Good data protection practice makes business sense. It can lead to better, more efficient customer service and help to protect and enhance your reputation. It could also help you to avoid a fine.”