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5G’s Roll-Out in the UK: A Case of Too Little, Too Soon?

5G has arrived – or has it? The new services are surprisingly limited in geographic coverage, performance and features, observes Nick Sacke, focusing on broadband-only applications. The massive Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity application of the services has been delayed to...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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National Cyber Security Centre defends nation against 600-plus cyber attacks

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has defended the UK against more than 600 cyber attacks in the past year alone, bringing the total number to almost 1,800 since the Centre’s formation back in 2016. These figures are contained in the NCSC’s third Annual Review,...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019
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Professional Services: A New Breed of Third Party Cyber Risk to Manage

Organisations are beholden to their suppliers. For a retailer it could mean the difference between having products on the shelves or not. For a manufacturer, it’s about securing the vital components and materials needed to build industry-leading products. In the UK, we are now...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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PwC collaborates with public and private sector partners to uncover new sustained global cyber espionage campaign

PwC’s cyber security practice has worked closely with BAE Systems and other members of the security community – including the UK’s newly-established National Cyber Security Centre – to uncover and disrupt what’s thought to be one of the largest-ever sustained...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017
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Managed 24/7 opens “IT industry’s first Predictive Management Centre” focused on 100% uptime for connected devices

Managed 24/7 – the next generation IT and telecommunications managed services provider – has unveiled “the IT industry’s first Predictive Management Centre”. Representing the next phase of predictive managed service provision, the £1.5 million Milton...
Posted On 12 Jan 2016
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QA survey reveals how UK businesses plan to tackle 2016 cyber security threats

A comprehensive survey conducted by training company QA reveals that eight out of ten (81%) UK IT decision-makers experienced some sort of data or cyber security breach in their organisation during 2015. 66% said that the breach had led to a loss of data, 45% that it had resulted...
Posted On 03 Jan 2016