Charlotte Trueman

Staff Writer

Charlotte Trueman is a staff writer at Computerworld. She joined IDG in 2016 after graduating with a degree in English and American Literature from the University of Kent. Trueman covers collaboration, focusing on videoconferencing, productivity software, future of work and issues around diversity and inclusion in the tech sector.

Website offering spoofing services taken offline after joint operation

UK Online Safety bill could compromise encryption, privacy experts warn

UK Online Safety bill could compromise encryption, privacy experts warn

As the controversial legislation makes its way back to Parliament next month, privacy and cybersecurity experts warn that the bill will make UK businesses more susceptible to cyberattacks and intellectual property theft.

Almost half of customers have left a vendor due to poor digital trust: Report

Almost half of customers have left a vendor due to poor digital trust: Report

New research from DigiCert has found that digital trust is a key driver of customer loyalty, with 84% of customers saying they would consider leaving a vendor that did not manage digital trust.

Offboarding processes pose security risks as job turnover increases: Report

Offboarding processes pose security risks as job turnover increases: Report

Research from YouGov finds that poor offboarding practices across industries including healthcare and tech are putting companies at risk, including for loss of end-user devices and unauthorized SaaS application use.

Phishing attacks increase by over 31% in third quarter: Report

Phishing attacks increase by over 31% in third quarter: Report

Cybersecurity company Vade reports that attackers sent more than 203.9 million emails in the third quarter alone, up from 155.3 million in the prior quarter

EU-US data sharing agreement: Is it a done deal?

EU-US data sharing agreement: Is it a done deal?

With both Privacy Shield and Safe Harbor having been previously struck down by legal challenges, experts question whether US President Biden’s executive order implementing the new Trans-Atlantic Data Policy Framework will stand up to...

Report: The state of secure identity 2022

Report: The state of secure identity 2022

New research from Okta’s Auth0 access management platform found that credential stuffing and fraudulent registration attacks are on the rise.

Cybersecurity startup launches mobile app to protect against phishing attacks

Cybersecurity startup launches mobile app to protect against phishing attacks

Israeli startup novoShield has released an iPhone app that protects users against malicious websites.

Microsoft urges Windows users to run patch for DogWalk zero-day exploit

Microsoft urges Windows users to run patch for DogWalk zero-day exploit

Despite previously claiming the DogWalk vulnerability did not constitute a security issue, Microsoft has now released a patch to stop attackers from actively exploiting the vulnerability.

The British Army's social accounts hacked to promote NFTs

The British Army's social accounts hacked to promote NFTs

Over the weekend, hackers targeted the Twitter and YouTube accounts belonging to the British Army to promote various NFTs and cryptocurrencies.

Cohesity launches FortKnox to protect data from ransomware attacks

Cohesity launches FortKnox to protect data from ransomware attacks

The data management vendor is adding strong data isolation and recovery capabilities with its latest software-as-a-service release, FortKnox.

Alleged REvil ransomware hacker extradited and arraigned in Texas

Alleged REvil ransomware hacker extradited and arraigned in Texas

The DOJ charges that Ukrainian national Yaroslav Vasinskyi made $2.3 million from ransoms, after demanding more than $760 million from companies that had fallen victim to REvil ransomware attacks.

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