User Passwords Emailed by Cyber Criminals in Sextortion Scam

It would appear as if cyber criminals have found a new way of scamming businesses and other unsuspecting victims out of hard-earned money. This new tactic involves the criminal emailing the users password to a certain email account and then creating a fake story on how they obtained the password. Usually explaining that they had […]

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Staying Safe Online

The hardest challenge a business faces is its security. All it takes is one employee to click one bad link and suddenly your data is being stolen or even worse! We take many steps to avoid this as keeping our data safe is our number one priority. We hope to share our knowledge on this […]

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Microsoft Helps Teach Blind Children How to Code

Theo Holroyd, a pupil at king’s college school in Cambridge, loves nothing more than to code, but until now that has been particularly hard. Theo is blind and the coding program scratch, used at king’s college and across many other schools, just hasn’t worked for him. Scratch is a visual learning program that uses coloured […]

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Cyber resilience is in our sights – but there’s more to be done

by Ryan LaSalle, managing director of growth and strategy and cyber defence lead at Accenture Security for telegraph.co.uk It’s no time for complacency – but cyber resilience is on the horizon It’s a sad fact of life for those of us in cybersecurity that newsworthy security breaches are now almost a weekly occurrence. The surprisingly good […]

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General Data Protection Regulation is three months away…

By James Pink With its threat of huge fines for non-compliance, every business must comply with this far stricter Data protection regulation by May 25th. However, the Information Commissioners Office don’t have the man power to fine every non-compliant business on day one. It will take time to get around to your business, but when it […]

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UK regulator has ‘huge concerns’ over Uber breach

By Jane Wakefield, BBC Image copyright – GETTY IMAGES It is unclear whether UK citizens’ data was breached as Uber has not said.   The UK’s information commissioner has “huge concerns about Uber’s data policies and ethics” following a breach that exposed the details of 57 million customers and drivers. Uber did not tell anyone about […]

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Cybersecurity lessons for 2020 and beyond

We need to pause and take stock after a year of big breaches Image: Avi Richards on Unsplash 08 Nov 2017 William H. Saito, Special Advisor, Cabinet Office (Government of Japan) for World Economic Forum   Good cyber-security has tremendous potential to improve society, business and services we use every day. Because of its very nature, though, […]

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NHS ‘could have prevented’ WannaCry ransomware attack

 Written by BBC GETTY IMAGES (C)WannaCry was the biggest cyber-attack that has affected the NHS to date NHS trusts were left vulnerable in a major ransomware attack in May because cyber-security recommendations were not followed, a government report has said. More than a third of trusts in England were disrupted by the WannaCry ransomware, according to the […]

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