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The Register

WordPress plugin profile builder is a serious security threat

Malwarebytes

Will biometrics replace passwords?

Raconteur

What is the future of authentication?

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

The Guardian

Rise in cyber attacks on home workers during lockdown

Infosecurity Magazine

Retail brands targeted by Magecart attackers during lockdown

Infosecurity Magazine

Physical data destruction vital

Infosecurity Magazine

NHS trusts fail Cyber Essentials Plus cybersecurity tests

The Telegraph

NHS doctors told not to make video calls to patients using Zoom

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

IAPP

Leverage your privacy program to manage brand reputation risks

IAPP

It's important to be mindful of digital footprints during the pandemic

Independent.ie

Irish DPC seeks EU opinions on Zoom's privacy failings

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

ICO

ICO issues COVID-19 workplace testing guidelines

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

Reuters

Google Chrome extension spyware vulnerability

The Register

GCHQ broke Falklands war crypto with help from Dutch spies

The Guardian

European parliament will not use facial recognition technology

IAPP

DLP tech: A panacea for keeping data safe or just another smokescreen?

Politico

Data breach at European Parliament exposes 1,200 officials details

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

Chronicle of Data Protection

COVID-19 checklist for IT service provider contracts

Infosecurity Magazine

Computer Misuse Act turns 30 as campaigners cry its time to upgrade

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

The Guardian

Babylon Health GP app data breach

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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