A report from Beaming has found that on average between July and September, UK firms experienced 157,528 attacks. The company analysed data from thousands of UK organisations that it supplies for, to which it was revealed that cyber-attacks against UK businesses have soared by 243% this summer, in comparison to last year. Almost half a million unique IP addresses […]
Posted on 7th October 2019 in GDPR.
The raid, conducted in the centre of the city, saw computer equipment and documents seized for analysis. Earlier this year, a change in the law made cold calls about pensions in certain circumstances illegal. David Clancy, ICO Enforcement Group Manager, said: “The law now offers greater protection for people troubled by cold calls about their […]
Posted on 4th October 2019 in GDPR.
The founder of Hey Girls, the range of sanitary products and campaign to tackle period poverty, has been crowned Great British Entrepreneur of the Year for the Scotland region. Celia Hodson started Hey Girls in 2018 with her daughters Kate and Becky with one simple mission; to ensure no girls in the UK go without […]
Posted on 2nd October 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Researchers have developed an attack that can allow threat actors to extract and steal data from encrypted PDF files. The attack named PDFex, has two variants, both of which can allow PDF documents to be modified, thus allowing an attacker to extract and steal data. Researchers tested PDFex against 27 desktop and web PDF viewers, […]
Posted on 1st October 2019 in GDPR.
The founder of Bambino Mio, one of the world’s leading reusable nappy brands, has been crowned Great British Entrepreneur of the Year for the Midlands region.
Posted on 26th September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
The founders of Welsh game developer Wales Interactive, David Banner MBE and Richard Pring, have been crowned Great British Entrepreneurs of the Year for Wales at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
Posted on 20th September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Barack Obama, has sent out a clear message about the risks of failing to treat data privacy with the respect the issue deserves. Addressing audiences at a tech conference in San Francisco this week, the former US president went to lengths to describe the obligations on corporate shoulders to deal with Big Data in a […]
Posted on 20th September 2019 in GDPR.
Amazon and Google are among a group of the world’s largest companies to vow to increase spending on green energy as thousands of strikes get underway around the world.
Posted on 20th September 2019 in General business.
In November 2018, leading UK AI company, DeepMind released information about how its health division would be moved to its parent group, Google. The move is now taking place after a delay that has not been short of controversy, the BBC reports. Upon the announcement of the reshuffle, DeepMind came under fire for allegedly failing […]
Posted on 19th September 2019 in GDPR.
Gatwick Airport becomes the first British airport to permanently use facial recognition technology for passenger ID checks. Following numerous self-boarding trials with EasyJet, the technology will allow passengers to walk through security and straight onto an airplane. Passengers who have chosen to opt-in to use the service will have their faces scanned by the technology. […]
Posted on 18th September 2019 in GDPR.