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The Register

WordPress plugin profile builder is a serious security threat

The Guardian

Virgin Media data breach

The Register

Update your WordPress plugins

The Register

Update your Firefox browser

Sky News

University of Warwick hiding data security risks

Infosecurity Magazine

Two-thirds of UK Businesses Still on Windows 7 - Support Deadline Arriving

Infosecurity Magazine

Thousands of UK Consultants Date Leaded Online

The Register

Southern Water falls victim to phishing attack

Microsoft

Secure remote working guidance for CISOs

Infosecurity Magazine

Physical data destruction vital

Infosecurity Magazine

Nearly 1300 Devices Lost by London Councils in Three Years

Reuters

Microsoft issues Windows 10 security fix after NSA warning

Infosecurity Magazine

Marriott discovers new data breach affecting 5.2m guests

Irish DPC

Irish DPC releases security guidance for controllers

Irish DPC

Irish DPA - How to Secure Cloud-Based Environments

Infosecurity Magazine

Insider threat grows between 2019 and 2020

ICO

ICO Monetary Penalty - DSG (Dixons) Retail fined £500k

IAPP

How to use 2020 to improve your incident response

Malwarebytes

How to check if website downloads are malicious

The Register

Housing association data breach

Infosecurity Magazine

Half of organisations phished last year

Reuters

Hackers target World Health Organization

Infosecurity Magazine

Government loses 2000 devices in a year

MediaPost

Google+ Agrees $7.5 Million Settlement for Data Breach

The Register

Google eases up on those racing to patch flawed products

The Guardian

European parliament will not use facial recognition technology

Infosecurity Magazine

Data Breach at "the world’s most secure online backup" company

Chronicle of Data Protection

Cybersecurity threats on the rise amid COVID-19 outbreak

Infosecurity Magazine

Cybersecurity standards in UK fall

The Register

Cyber-insurance providers face multiple risks, and lack trust

The Guardian

Computer Misuse Act in urgent need of reform

ZDNet

CISOs burnout in 26 months on average

The Register

Bug affects Hundreds of millions of Broadcom-based modems

The Guardian

British Government accused of 'behaving like cowboys' after copying an EU database

BCS

BCS IT Leaders survey reveals extent of cybersecurity pain

Microsoft

Alternative ways to secure remote workers

Infosecurity Magazine

50% of UK companies experience basic cyber-skills gap

Infosecurity Magazine

4 out of 5 UK businesses do not have a cyber insurance policy

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