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Internal threats ‘higher priority’ than external ones

Nearly half (49 per cent) of IT security professionals are more concerned about internal threats than they are external ones, according to a new study. The survey of 317 experts by ...

Three-quarters of firms ‘neglecting cyber security’

About three-quarters of UK firms don’t think they’re doing enough to tackle the risks posed by cyber crime, according to a new poll. Research from Office Depot said it found ...
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NHS patients ‘at risk’ because of poor online practices

NHS patients are being put at risk because trusts are not protecting their data online, an investigation by Sky News has found. It found a lack of investment in cyber protection by ...
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Britons’ data security fears revealed

Most Britons would rather share their most personal secret than they would their account number and sort code, new research looking at our data security fears reveals. The survey by ...

Police ‘don’t understand’ own cyber skills

Police forces are struggling to deal with cyber crime because they don’t understand the digital skills of their own officers, an annual police report suggests. The annual PEEL ...

Nearly half of consumers have been cybercrime victims

Some 45 per cent of consumers have fallen victim to cybercrime yet many chose not to report the incident, new research shows. MarkMonitor said a fifth of cybercrime victims had lost ...

Major banks ‘not adopting two-factor security’

Many high street banks are failing to protect their customers from online banking fraud because they haven’t yet adopted two-factor authentication, the consumer group Which? says. It ...

Ransomware attacks on the rise: 28 NHS England trusts targeted over year

28 NHS England trusts have reportedly been hit by ransomware attacks over the past year. The figures released as part of a Freedom of Information (FOI) request reveals growing concerns ...

Volkswagen creates new company focusing on automotive security

Volkswagen, a leading carmaker has entered into a joint partnership with cybersecurity experts. The new company will be solely aimed at automotive security. The company, Cyomotive ...

Intel sells off security division, retains stake

Intel is set to sell a majority stake in its cyber security division to an investment company. The department, formerly known as McAfee will be majority owned by investment firm TPG ...

Suspected hacking over two states election systems, FBI investigating

Two election computer systems in Arizona and Illinois are being investigated by the FBI over a suspected hacking. It comes after officials in the two states confirmed that their systems ...

PwC to take on 1,000 cyber security specialists to combat risk

PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) UK risk assurance practice has confirmed that it plans to recruit more than 1,000 technology specialists over the coming four years in a bid to meet ...
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