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October: Cyber Security Awareness Month, and there are haunting consequences of not being cyber-savvy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some may simply associate this time of year with pumpkins, ghosts and ghouls, but it is also European Cyber Security Month (ECSM), the EU’s annual awareness campaign which takes place every year in the month of October. The aim… Read More

Data Breach Trends – Are You In The Know?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Data breaches are on the rise – it’s a fact. In times like these, it’s important to ask yourself – are you being vigilant? And crucially, are you in the know? The following statistics have been taken from the… Read More

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How Can Local Authorities Minimise The Risk Of Data Breaches?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Data breaches are catastrophic for any industry, but particularly in local authorities where consumer trust is paramount. The reputational damage to an organisation can be terminal. One in four councils breached Over a quarter of all UK councils have had… Read More

UK Sees Steep Jump In Cyber Attacks On Financial Services Firms

Reading Time: 2 minutes According to a regulator, retail banks in the region took the biggest hit last year. Financial service firms across the UK reported nearly 1000 cyber incidents to the region’s Financial Conduct Authority in 2018, a significant jump from the… Read More

Enterprises Must Take Insider Threats More Seriously

Reading Time: 4 minutes Security teams need to consider the possibility of internal as well as external threats While high-profile cybersecurity breaches originating from malicious insiders are on the rise, many cybersecurity professionals continue to focus exclusively on external threats, forgetting that a… Read More