Windows Sandbox brings Virtual PC’s to the masses, Data Breach Awareness significantly increased since one year of GPPR, and how to anticipate and survive a lethal cyber punch

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Windows Sandbox: How to use Microsoft’s simple virtual Windows PC to secure your digital life (PCWorld)

This brings new and powerful scenarios to a much broader audience: ‘Technically, Windows Sandbox is a lightweight virtual machine, a tool often used by developers and researchers to test new software within a controlled environment. Virtualization creates an entire virtual computer, complete with operating system, storage, and memory, within your existing Windows PC.

Granted, Windows already offers Hyper-V to achieve similar tasks. What makes Sandbox so appealing is that Sandbox is <> a simplified, user-friendly version of a much more complex application.’ Mark Hachman takes an early look at what is coming, via PCworld

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GDPR: Europe Counts 65,000 Data Breach Notifications So Far (Bank Info Security)

“I don’t think it’s dramatically changed the number or volume of breaches that we’ve been seeing” “What has massively changed is awareness,” Paul Chichester, operations director at Britain’s National Cyber Security Center said. “People are much more interested in preparing for breaches, and we have seen people preparing for what they want to do after a breach.” Mathew J. Schwarz, euroinfosec, for www.bankinfosecurity.com

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Security Think Tank: Surviving the existential cyber punch (ComputerWeekly.com)

‘Every good chief information security officer (CISO) knows that a potentially existential cyber attack, whether from an external or internal source, looms ahead.

The good CISOs know the punch is coming.

The great CISOs anticipate the punches and take proactive measures to avoid, deflect, and/or minimise any punches thrown their way.’. Gregory Touhill via computerweekly.com

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