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“Organisations struggling with cyber security should learn from NHS guidance” urges Databarracks

Organisations struggling to improve their cyber security defences should take note of the recommendations proposed by a House of Commons Select Committee report into last year’s WannaCry ransomware epidemic. That’s according to Peter Groucutt, managing director of...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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Barclays Bank and Buckinghamshire New University schedule events to protect businesses from cyber fraud

Protecting a business from cyber fraud can be confusing. Knowing where to start – and even the simple steps to take in order to protect against the most common kinds of cyber fraud – can seem like an insurmountable challenge. Often, business owners don’t believe...
Posted On 29 Feb 2016
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CREST accredits BSI as certifying body for Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has been accredited by CREST as a certifying body for the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme. CREST is the not-for-profit professional body that represents the technical information security industry and worked closely with CESG (the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015
The UK Government has launched an online cyber security training course designed to help the procurement profession stay safe online
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UK Government-devised cyber training designed to boost security in procurement profession

The Government has launched an Internet-based cyber security training course designed to help the procurement profession stay safe online. The new interactive course will assist those working in procurement to protect themselves, their businesses and their suppliers from cyber...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
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Government urges businesses to take action as cyber security breaches double

The average cost of the most severe online security breach for big business now starts at a staggering £1.46 million – up from £600,000 in 2014. That’s according to UK Government research findings issued to raise awareness of the growing cyber threat.  The Information...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015
The '10 Steps To Cyber Security'
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GCHQ relaunches ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’ Guide for end user organisations

In association with the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI), the Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), GCHQ has announced the re-issue of the highly successful ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’, offering updated guidance...
Posted On 21 Jan 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron: assisting UK cyber security businesses
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Raft of measures designed to boost UK cyber security companies unveiled by Government

New measures designed to assist businesses in facing ‘the cyber security challenge’ and help our digital space organisations tap into the US market have been announced as Prime Minister David Cameron visits the United States alongside several UK security companies....
Posted On 19 Jan 2015