HMRC-branded phishing scams surge 87% in a single year

Total reports of suspected email, SMS, and phone attacks jump from 572,029 to 1,069,522 during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Beginner’s Guide to The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Are you new to the GDPR or unsure how it affects you and your business? Here’s a brief overview of the main things you need to know.

Vipre: Edge Defence Security Solution

Email is the leading cause of security threats to businesses. From malicious attacks, such as spam, phishing, and spoofing, to misaddressed recipients or employee error, email can be an omnipresent threat to any and every business.

Over one-third of workers have picked up bad cybersecurity behaviours since working from home

Tessian report on ‘Back to Work’ security behaviour reveals that one quarter of workers have made a serious cybersecurity mistake whilst working from home that they will never admit to.

Tessian Raises $65M Series C to Advance Security at the Human Layer

Lead investor March Capital has backed cybersecurity leaders CrowdStrike and KnowBe4; is joined by existing investors Sequoia, Accel.

Toyota to covertly mark more than 100,000 catalytic converters to combat theft

Toyota (GB) is spending more than £1 million to covertly mark more than 100,000 parts on older cars which could be the target of catalytic converter theft, to help police arrest and charge criminals. The service is free to owners.

Global Chip Shortage Poses Massive Security Threat – Experts Warn

Semiconductor shortage could weaken security across the UK with NHS/Healthcare, Education and Fintech Industries all at risk.

ICO issued fines of £42million last year

Fines handed out for breaches of Data Protection Act (DPA) and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations Act (PECR)

Remote work has intensified data protection challenges facing two-thirds of UK businesses, says major new report

Global market report reveals struggle to protect the explosion of Office 365 data

How a cyber-attack can kill a small business overnight!

NHS staff targeted by nearly 140,000 malicious emails last year

Cyber criminals bombarded NHS staffers with a total of 137,476 malicious emails last year, according to official figures from NHS Digital, the national provider of information, data, and IT systems for the health service.

What are the biggest threats to your business?

What are the biggest threats to your business?

As the world limps on and businesses in the UK contend with the challenges of another period of lockdown, B4 members representing the Business Services, IT & Communications Hub marked Data Protection Day on Thursday 28th January 2021 by discussing what the major threats were to their businesses. With thanks to Darren Aston (Aston & James), Neill Lawson-Smith (CIS Ltd), Paul Ballinger (STL Communications), Salim Benadel (Storm Internet) and Kellie Peters (Databasix).

 
Getting back to business with Ambi Silk of CQR Consulting

Getting back to business with Ambi Silk of CQR Consulting

In the aftermath of this unprecedented event, planning your return back to business as usual can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.