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The Investigatory Powers Bill Has Been Granted Royal Assent and is Now UK Law



The Investigatory Powers Bill Has Been Granted Royal Assent and is Now UK Law

We haven’t heard much lately about the Investigatory Powers Bill – dubbed the “Snooper’s Charter” by its opponents – and to be fair there’s been quite a lot on. We’ve had Brexit and its fallout, the Rio Olympics, Internet of Things botnets running wild, and now President-elect … |More

Commissum at the Scottish Universities Cybersecurity Challenge



Commissum at the Scottish Universities Cybersecurity Challenge


October marks European Cybersecurity month – and what better way to kick things off than with the Scottish Universities Cybersecurity Challenge, a two-day long camp which saw some of the nation’s finest cyber-brains duke it out for the top spot – and the honour of being … |More

Failure to Prepare for a Data Breach is Preparing to Fail



Failure to Prepare for a Data Breach is Preparing to Fail


It’s often best to head into any venture with a “plan for the worst, hope for the best” mentality, and that mantra can be applied to information security as well. No-one expects a data breach to happen at their company, but new research from the Ponemon … |More

Ofcom’s 2015 Market Report is out and it’s official – The UK Has a Strongly Embedded Smartphone Culture – So What Are the Security Implications?



Ofcom’s 2015 Market Report is out and it’s official – The UK Has a Strongly Embedded Smartphone Culture – So What Are the Security Implications?

According to Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, PCs and laptops lag behind smartphones when it comes to Internet browsing. Smartphones have become an inseparable part of our personal and business lives. Instant access to an email, conference calls on-the-go, facetiming your kids while commuting home from work, amongst other activities, … |More

Carphone Warehouse Says The Recent Attack Represents ‘The Reality of the Modern World’



Carphone Warehouse Says The Recent Attack Represents ‘The Reality of the Modern World’

The mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse admitted that up to 2.4m customers’ personal data, such as names, addresses and DOBs might have been exposed to hackers. There is a possibility that encrypted payment card details have also be accessed, leaving previous and existing customers to worry even more.

The … |More

If You Want to Do Better, Go to Your Best Customers First – Cameron Agrees Renewed Security Pledge With Trading Partner, Singapore.



If You Want to Do Better, Go to Your Best Customers First – Cameron Agrees Renewed Security Pledge With Trading Partner, Singapore.

According to the Prime Minister, if you want to do better, you should go to your best customers first and try and get even more investment and business out of them. After such a statement, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong could not hide his positivity towards Europe’s engagement … |More