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ICO dishes out £400,000 fine to Carphone Warehouse 0

Carphone Warehouse has paid a high price for a catalogue of data governance failings after becoming only the second ever company to be fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office,

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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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Uber concealed huge data breach 0

Millions of names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers were accessed Uber concealed a hack that affected 57 million customers and drivers, the company has confirmed. The 2016 breach was

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Hackers stole personal data of 57MILLION Uber customers and drivers – and the company ‘paid them $100,000 to delete the information and go away’ 0

Hackers stole names, email addresses, and phone numbers in October 2016 The personal data was stolen from 50 million Uber riders and 7 million drivers Ride-hailing company managed to conceal

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Cybersecurity Tips For Smaller Businesses 0

Small businesses and self-employed people are big targets for hackers, and the financial implications can be crippling. Gone are the days of thinking “It’ll never happen to us”. A total

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European Cyber Threat Summit 2017 0

The European Cyber Threat Summit will be held in Dublin on Oct 24th at the Helix Conference Centre. Topics covered will range from protecting your business from ransomware to how

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What’s an ethical hacker and why do we need them? 0

By Toni Sekinah, research analyst and reports editor, DataIQ On 8th June, Microsoft released a report detailing the ransomware protection features that the software company had introduced with the Windows

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BBC exposes flaws in ‘world’s most secure’ email service 8

A BBC Click investigation has thrown doubt on claims that the small, personal email server Nomx can provide “absolute security”. Created by entrepreneur Will Donaldson, Nomx says it uses the

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TalkTalk Hack: Two Men Plead Guilty 0

Two men have pleaded guilty to hacking London-based telecommunications giant TalkTalk in October 2015. Matthew Hanley, 22, and Conner Douglas Allsopp, 20, both of Tamworth, England, have pleaded guilty to

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GDPR Guru – Are user ID and password log on techniques of the past? 0

With huge new European Union Data Privacy Regulation looming large and data breaches at endemic levels, we have to take a long look at the traditional use of user ID

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