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Thought of the Day: The end of online passwords? 0

WebAuthn, short for Web Authentication, is a new web standard that is expected to end the use of passwords. Instead of having to remember lengthy and complex passwords, users will

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Thought of the Day: Data Protection and the Internet of Things 0

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the internet moving beyond traditional computer devices like laptops and phones, and connecting everyday items like toasters and thermostats. ‘Smart homes’ are a

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Thought of the Day: Krack attacks – How secure is WiFi? 0

It turns out that any device that uses WiFi could be susceptible to being accessed by attackers, who could eavesdrop on all traffic being sent over the network. This could

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Thought of the Day: When will a major cyber-attack on the UK happen? 0

Ciaran Martin, head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, has said that it is a matter of time before the UK faces a major cyber-attack. Although the UK has

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Thought of the Day: What would a £400,000 fine be under the GDPR? 0

Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 following a cyber attack in 2015. Hackers were able to access the personal data of over three million customers and one thousand employees. Currently,

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Thought of the Day: Legacy IT Systems and Cybersecurity 0

Older operating systems like Windows XP are at a higher risk of being attacked than more recent operating systems. As Windows XP is no longer patched or updated by Microsoft,

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Thought of the Day: Should Boris Johnson warn Russia over cyber-attacks? 0

The Guardian newspaper reported today that Boris Johnson will be delivering a message to Russia on his visit – that Britain can and will retaliate in kind if Russia continues

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Thought of the Day: Does Data Protection need more international harmonisation and supervision? 0

In the world of financial crime prevention and anti money laundering, there are many international organisations that work together to provide guidance and monitor companies globally. This includes the Financial

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Thought of the Day: Is it ok to share login details and passwords at work? 0

It’s probably general knowledge and work rules that you shouldn’t share your login details with others, but is it important to actually follow this? In the past week Nadine Dorries,

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Thought of the Day: Will the GDPR prevent new attacks? 0

In an ideal world, the GDPR will make companies ‘step up their game’ in protecting client data, thus eradicating all data breaches caused by hackers. Cybersecurity will be so strong

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