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An independent review has suggested that tech giants including Facebook and Google should be monitored by a regulator to ensure that their news content is trustworthy and we couldn’t agree more. Backed by the government, the Cairncross Review, undertaken by former journalist Dame Frances Cairncross, is looking into the future of UK news and has… [MORE]

Last year, a whopping 46% of UK businesses surveyed by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport reported at least one cyber security breach. Although this is not necessarily surprising, there are many steps that businesses can take to ensure that they are protected from those pesky hackers. It can be really helpful to implement… [MORE]

We’re now well into 2019, and 28th January is Data Privacy Day, an awareness day celebrated across the country. The day itself commemorates the signing of the first ever legally binding treaty that dealt with privacy and data protection, way back in 1981. Today, the day is used to bring awareness to the millions of… [MORE]

We’re now well into 2019, and 28th January is Data Privacy Day, an awareness day celebrated across the country. The day itself commemorates the signing of the first ever legally binding treaty that dealt with privacy and data protection, way back in 1981. Today, the day is used to bring awareness to the millions of… [MORE]

December was an interesting month in the world of cyber security with plenty of cyber threats and major data breaches to report. It may have been the most wonderful time of the year for most people but it certainly wasn’t for some…Here’s the latest from December: Personal data compromised at NASA Although NASA had a… [MORE]

In November, two of the UK’s largest online shopping ‘events’ experienced thousands of DDoS Attacks targeted on retail websites. These attacks, which were more numerous than at any other time of year, makes November the  month with the highest level of attacks in 2018. Known as one of the year’s most popular (& often bonkers)… [MORE]

November was another busy month in the world of cyber security with lots of data hacks being reported as well as many internet users taking advantage of the biggest online shopping event of the year, Black Friday. Here’s the latest from November: Marriot Hotels Hacked Marriott International Hotels revealed that they had been a victim… [MORE]

Ridesharing company, Uber have been fined a huge £385,000 for the loss of UK customer data back in 2016, by The Information Commissioner’s Office. The data which included full names, addresses and phone numbers were stolen due to avoidable data security flaws. The company also did not alert their customers that their data had been… [MORE]

October was once again a busy month in the world of cyber security with plenty of fines from the Information Commissioners Office being reported after data breaches. Have a read of the some of the top stories for October below: Facebook was fined maximum amount Facebook was fined the maximum amount of £500,000 under the… [MORE]

The annual review of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) showed that it stopped the nation from falling victim to around 1,200 cyber attacks in the past two years, foiling an average of 10 attacks every week. Most of the potential hacks were carried out by state-sponsored hackers from hostile nations. The NCSC, which was… [MORE]

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