Posts Tagged: Cyber News

AI Is Worth the Investment: Use These Top Tips for Implementation

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has frequently been thought of as an innovative, evolving form of technology with the potential to boost organisational success for companies across industry lines. However, many organisations still view AI as a thing of the future, using such an excuse to forego implementation. But in reality, recent data found that AI is […]

Why the Giant British Airways Fine Highlights Extra Struggles for SMEs

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Now over 12 months in, following the implementation of the GDPR and it’s no secret that suffering from a cyber-attack can wreak havoc on your organisation Just look at British Airways. The company was recently fined a record £183 million for last year’s data breach. BA recently fined a record £183 million However, while large […]

Here’s How Organisations Are Handling Their Cyber-Security Risk

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Every year, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport releases its annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey. This year’s data allows organisations to take a closer look at top cyber-threats, analyse the impacts of disruptive breaches and understand the importance of managing cyber-security risks. Indeed, 32 per cent of businesses and 22 per cent of […]

Annual Data Breach Survey Results

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As data breaches remain a rising threat across industry lines and the GDPR celebrates its first anniversary, the past year has seen a continued increase in organisations prioritising cyber-security. And rightfully so—the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport recently released their annual cyber-security breaches survey, complete with robust statistics supporting the importance of implementing […]

Use This Survey to Benchmark Your Annual Cyber-performance Against Your Peers

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Protecting your organisation with cyber-security measures is more important than ever as data breaches continue to be an everyday threat for businesses and charities throughout the United Kingdom. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport recently released its 2018 Cyber Security Breaches Survey, which exposes the most common cyber-breaches of the previous year and […]

500,000 Routers Affected by VPNFilter Malware

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Recently, researchers at Talos—a cyber-intelligence unit of Cisco—warned consumers of malware (malicious software) that specifically targets networking devices. The malware, which is known as VPNFilter, impacts an estimated 500,000 routers worldwide, particularly targeting devices from the following manufacturers: Linksys MikroTik Netgear QNAP TP-Link VPNFilter Could Collect Your Information Without Your Knowledge Once on your equipment, […]

Recent Cyber Security News and Prosecutions

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Experts Claim that 80 percent of Cyber-attacks are Preventable According to the former head of cyber-crime at the National Crime Agency, 80 percent of cyber-attacks are preventable. To help ensure that your organisation is able to prevent as many cyber-threats as possible, it is important that you regularly update your network security, install and update […]

Cyber Crime – Tips for Travelling

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Staying safe while travelling involves more than simply locking your valuables in a hotel safe. Today, cyber crime is just as prevalent as a conventional crime. In fact, your digital property may be more valuable to criminals than your personal property. Before packing for your next business trip, take the following precautions to protect yourself […]

Recent Cyber Security News and Prosecutions

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Morrisons Supermarket Chain Fined for Ignoring Customers’ Marketing Wishes After sending out 130,671 emails to people who had previously opted out of receiving marketing related to their Morrisons More card, Morrisons was fined £10,500. In its investigation, the ICO found that the company’s actions deliberately broke the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR). What’s more, […]

Aftermath of WannaCry Ransomware Yet to Be Seen

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WannaCry, a ransomware program that targets a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Windows, has spread across 150 countries and infected more than 230,000 computers since it was launched on 12th May. It disrupted many NHS hospitals in England and Scotland, infecting up to an estimated 70,000 devices including computers, MRI scanners, blood storage refrigerators […]