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15 May 2018
The cybersecurity risk posed to enterprises by the personal and internet-enabled devices making up the Internet of Things (IoT) is significant.
08 May 2018
Twitter has revealed that a bug in its system resulted in some passwords being stored in a log in clear text, underlying the need for alternative authentication methods.
01 May 2018
The NHS is to spend £150m to bolster its defences against the “growing threat” of cyber-attacks following the chaos caused by the WannaCry virus.
30 April 2018
A report released by the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has found that schools spending on ICT is set to rise for the first time in three years.
27 April 2018
The global classroom wearables technology market is to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 41.10% from 2018-2022.
25 April 2018
With just one month to go before the GDPR deadline, organisations must ensure they have understood what needs to be done to deliver the desired outcomes of their programmes aimed at achieving compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
23 April 2018
According to research worldwide cybercriminal operations are generating revenues of at least $1.5tn.
16 April 2018
According to Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham the world is at a “critically important moment” for data protection.She told the closing session of the CyberUK 2018 conference in Manchester that “it has been a rather busy few weeks at our office".
13 April 2018
GCHQ is to set up a site in Manchester in 2019, which the agency claims will bring “hundreds of new jobs” to the area.
12 April 2018
According to the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), diversity in defence teams is key to improved cybersecurity.
11 April 2018
Cyber criminals are carrying out more attacks on UK businesses than ever before, according to the latest joint Cyber Threat Report.Publication of the Cyber Threat to the UK Business Industry 2017-2018 report coincides with the start of the three-day CyberUK2018 conference in Manchester that is to be attended by more than 2,200 specialists from across government, industry and law enforcement.The report details some of the biggest cyber-attacks from the past year and notes that risks to UK businesses continue to grow in terms of financial loss, reputational damage and even physical harm, as was seen in the WannaCry attack that affected the NHS.
09 April 2018
According to the Information Commissioner, the response to Facebook’s data exploitation scandal, which involves the data of nearly 1.1 million Britons out of a total 87 million users affected, has demonstrated that data protection and privacy are more important to the UK public than ever before.
26 March 2018
The privacy group, Privacy International, says the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data exploitation scandal is a wake-up call for UK policy-makers.
05 March 2018
GitHub has revealed that last week it weathered the largest-known DDoS attack in history.
05 March 2018
In her latest speech the Prime Minister, Theresa May, said the EU wants to secure a data protection agreement with the EU, ensuring “stability and confidence” post-Brexit.
28 February 2018
NatWest has announced four more financial technology (fintech) hubs to be opened in the UK, as its research shows confidence among UK entrepreneurs is at its lowest point since the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU.
27 February 2018
According to research by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), most SMEs are not prepared for new data protection regulations.
12 February 2018
The Law Commission (LC) in the UK, is to review current legislation of offensive online communications to ensure they are up-to-date with technology.
09 February 2018
According to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), there is a government skills shortage, which includes the lack of digital skills, must be addressed to support the UK’s exit from the EU.
06 February 2018
The European Commission (EC) is committing resources to support the development and use of blockchain technology in the European Union (EU), through a new organisation.
31 January 2018
The UK government has announced it has reached its target for making superfast broadband available.