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The Unique Challenges of Keeping UK Citizens Safe in 2018 and Beyond

You know you’re facing an area of grave concern when experts at the World Economic Forum signpost ‘cyber attack’  as one of the Top Three most probable global risks of 2018. The threat of such an attack has been put up there with extreme weather events and natural...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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3M draws attention to physical privacy issues as part of EU GDPR compliance

3M, the science-based technology company, is working with UK businesses to raise awareness of ‘physical privacy’ following the introduction of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May, which requires organisations worldwide to rethink how...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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Meeting The Security Challenge of BYOD

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) refers to a policy which oversees employees using company networks and data on their personal devices. IT staff are often wary of such policies, but management seem to like them as they allow for a more streamlined workflow and a reduction in the...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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CCTV: Avoiding Expensive IT Storage Mistakes

The benefits of HD IP cameras are well known, with such solutions now rapidly replacing older analogue and early IP camera systems. Whether the images are being stored for longer, or the higher resolution of the cameras is generating more data, it’s clear that more storage is...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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Contact Centres: Adapting Security Methods to Fight Fraud

From banks and insurance providers through to utility companies and major retailers, many of today’s organisations operate Contact Centres (or, at the very least, outsource their customer service to one), writes Ben Taylor. Brands and businesses are placing a heavy emphasis...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018
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Modernising and Digitising CCTV: Challenges for the Police Service

Currently, the UK’s public sector is faced with an economic climate that demands today’s services ‘do more with less’. One of those services is surveillance. Given the recent spate of criminality – and a surge in knife crime in particular since the start of this year –...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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Hacking episode kick-started in July 2017 leads to huge data breach at Dixons Carphone

As part of a review of its systems and data, Dixons Carphone – the multinational electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company headquartered in London – has determined that there has been “unauthorised access” to certain data held by the...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Yahoo! fined £250,000 by ICO after “systemic failures” placed customer data at risk

Yahoo! UK Services Limited has been fined £250,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following a cyber attack in November 2014. The incident was publicly disclosed in September 2016, almost two years after it had taken place. Due to when the breach happened,...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Axon and Milestone Systems forge strategic partnership based on Evidence.com

Axon, the connected law enforcement technologies specialist, has announced a strategic partnership with Milestone Systems, the open platform IP video management software (VMS) provider. Law enforcement agencies receive data from a multitude of digital video providers, which they...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
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50% of UK consumers resist move to ‘frictionless’ payments due to privacy and security fears

The shift towards ‘frictionless’ payments (ie invisible transactions that take place ‘behind the scenes’ in apps) is being held back by UK consumer concerns over security and data privacy. That’s according to new research conducted by Paysafe. The report from the global...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018