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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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Carphone Warehouse fined for ‘striking’ number of failures that led to data breach 0

Information Commissioner’s Office fines company £400,000 for ‘concerning’ security issues following investigation of hack of 3m customers’ data Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for

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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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Directors Who Conceal Cyber Attacks Could Face Prison 0

UK companies who are still living in dread of GDPR should thank their lucky stars they are not operating in the US, where a group of Democrats is planning to

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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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Cybersecurity Training Isn’t The Complete Solution 0

Cyber security training firms continue to stress the importance of educating employees in order to minimise the risk of cyber threats. ‘Staff’, they argue, ‘are both your company’s greatest asset

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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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Can breaches through hacking really be prevented? 0

‘Hackers vs cybersecurity’ is like an evolutionary arms race between cats and mice. As the mice become faster and better at evading the enemy, the cats get better at hacking.

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Shoddy data-stripping exposes firms to hack attacks 0

Large firms are vulnerable to targeted hack attacks because they do little to strip data from files on their websites, suggests research. The data gets added as employees create documents,

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EVENT: Global Cyber Security & Data Protection Summit 0

As you are reading this on your smart phone or laptop, you might be already at the risk of an unknown Cyber-attack! Are you Cyber Hygiene? Today we encounter computing

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