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2020 - A Transformational Year in Cybersecurity

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 17:30

It is true to say that there’s never a quiet year in cybersecurity. The focus and professionalism of cybercriminals, allied to the ever-evolving threatscape, mean that anyone working in cybersecurity...

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62% of Financial Services Firms in the UK have Suffered a Cyber-attack in the Last 12 Months

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 09:48

Financial Services (FS) is a sector facing unprecedented cybersecurity challenges. 62% of FS firms in the UK have suffered a cyber security attack in the last 12 months, while 40% have noticed more...

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Lightning can strike twice: Marriott International suffers second data breach

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 15:54

It feels like only 18 months ago that international hotel group Marriott was subject to a data breach in which hackers stole the records of 339 million guests. That’s because it *was* only 18 months...

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Top 5 cybersecurity threats to the UK healthcare sector

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 16:12

The sheer volume and complexity of data held within the UK healthcare sector makes it a challenge from a cybersecurity perspective to keep secure. In fact, research from a survey we conducted...

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Infographic: Cybersecurity challenges in the UK healthcare sector

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:04

Lessons learned from the global WannaCry cyber-attack in 2017, led to increases in investment, governance and significant improvements to the UK healthcare sector’s cybersecurity. Two and a half...

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