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Caught in the Crossfire of Cyber Warfare

The National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Annual Review for 2019 doesn’t shy away from naming the four key protagonists when it comes to state-based cyber threats against our country. The comprehensive document sites China, Russia, North Korea and Iran as being actively...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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LastPass research finds password habits still “major obstacle” to business security

LastPass by LogMeIn has issued the results of its third annual Global Password Security Report: a study that offers insights into employee password behaviours as well as emerging trends around identity and access management at businesses worldwide. Among the key findings from...
Posted On 10 Oct 2019
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Cyber Security X tackles evolving threats faced by today’s organisations

Cyber Security X continues to be a vital part of Digital Transformation EXPO Europe. Attendees can discover new ways in which to protect, detect and mitigate the evolving security threats faced by their organisation. Digital Transformation EXPO Europe (DTX Europe) connects IT...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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Privacy International wins “historic” victory over Government at Supreme Court

After a five-year battle with the Government, Privacy International has won at the Supreme Court, which has ruled that the Investigatory Powers Tribunal’s (IPT) decisions are subject to judicial review in the High Court. The Supreme Court’s judgement is said to be “a major...
Posted On 17 May 2019
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Utilities sector specialists focus on Datalog developments at Cortech Forum

Cortech Developments’ key focus as a business is to assist today’s practising professionals to mitigate risk by dint of employing smarter interoperability. The company’s recent Utilities Forum – for which Risk Xtra served as the Official Media Partner – brought together end...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019
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Secure Mobile Working: Adopting a More Serious Approach in 2019

Over one third of the global workforce is already mobile. Indeed, this cohort is estimated to exceed 50% by 2025. That’s according to research conducted by industry analyst Quocirca last year, writes Peter Barker. Other studies suggest similar figures, so it’s fair to...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019
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2018 Unisys Security Index finds ID theft to be foremost concern for UK citizens

The 2018 Unisys Security Index, a leading security barometer which surveys over 1,000 UK citizens, has revealed identity theft to be the top worry among them, with 56% of respondent registering that they were very or extremely concerned. Concerns over identity theft have eclipsed...
Posted On 25 Oct 2018
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b-next publishes detailed White Paper on ‘Tackling Cryptocurrency Fraud’

b-next, the specialist provider of capital markets compliance solutions, has issued a new White Paper entitled ‘Tackling Cryptocurrency Fraud’ which explains how automated surveillance systems can monitor blockchains for fraudulent activity. The blockchain revolution...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
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Data hack at British Airways compromises financial and personal details of 380,000 customers

As a matter of urgency, British Airways (BA) is investigating the theft of customer data from its website and mobile app. From 22.58 hours BST on 21 August until 21.45 hours BST on 5 September inclusive, the personal and financial details of customers making or changing bookings...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018
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IP EXPO Europe research highlights Brits’ concerns over Artificial Intelligence and cyber security

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistants now part of our daily lives, new research conducted by IP EXPO Europe (Europe’s enterprise IT event) has discovered that 60% of Brits are worried AI will lead to the hacking of their Internet-connected devices. The research was...
Posted On 27 Aug 2018