The NHS has blocked a total of 11.4 million malicious emails over the last three years according to a Freedom of Information request sent by Centrify. NHS Digital responded to the request stating that out of the 11.4 million, over six million were blocked due to IP or domain reputation attacks, whilst 3.6 million accounted for […]
Posted on 11th July 2019 in GDPR.
According to Beaming, in the second quarter of 2019, businesses in the UK have faced an average of 146,491 attempted cyber attacks. This current rate of cyber attacks equates to one attack every 50 seconds. The figure is a significant increase of 179% from 2018, in which businesses had faced 52,596 attacks on average. Sonia Blizzard, […]
Posted on 10th July 2019 in GDPR.
The government has revealed plans to invest £40 million in improving infrastructure for electric vehicles across the country.
Posted on 9th July 2019 in General business.
More than a year on from the scandal in which 87 million unauthorised Facebook users’ details were shared with Cambridge Analytica, 71% of UK adults want tougher action in penalising companies that abuse our data privacy by misusing third party data. This is according to new research from YouGov*, with more than 2000 UK adults […]
Posted on 9th July 2019 in GDPR.
A review of cyber-security procedures has concluded that King’s College London violated EU data laws when it shared personal and private data of politically active students with police authorities. King’s College London (KCL) has now handed itself into the Information Commissioner’s Office. The review also concluded that none of the data subjects had “been part of a […]
Posted on 8th July 2019 in GDPR.
According to a survey by Barracuda Network, 87% of respondents predicted email threats to increase in the coming year. The survey of 280 high-level decision makers revealed in a blog post that 75% of respondents had witnessed a steady increase in email attacks against their own organisation, over the past three years. Just under half of organisations had […]
Posted on 5th July 2019 in GDPR.
As many as 4,500 jobs are at risk after bookmaker William Hill announced plans to close 700 branches across the UK.
Posted on 5th July 2019 in General business.