‘Sizable Proportion’ Of U.K. Businesses Have No Formal Approach On Cyber Security

The U.K. government could be forgiven rising levels of frustration when it comes to the approach taken by many businesses on cyber security. Read about the new  Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017, commissioned by the U.K. government as part of its National Cyber Security Program which reveals that most businesses in United Kingdom dont have […]

Level 3: Low awareness and education threaten healthcare cybersecurity

Level 3 Communications found that there are two issues that are posing dangers to healthcare companies’ network security: awareness and education. Read about the new study by Level 3 Communications which found that healthcare sector cyber security is threatened by low level awareness and education on Fierce Telecom.

Fifth of British businesses hacked by cyber criminals

A fifth of British businesses have been hacked by cyber criminals in the last 12 months – with larger firms the most at risk. A survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC ) found 42% of big businesses had fallen victim to cyber crime, compared with 18% of small companies. Read more about the new […]

Health data breaches in March surpassed January and February combined, study finds

Security incidents spiked upward during March, according to the Protenus Breach Barometer, a monthly snapshot of reported or disclosed breaches impacting the healthcare industry, with data compiled and provided by DataBreaches.net. Read more about the new report by DataBreaches.net which reveals that healthcare data breaches in March have now surpassed Jan and Feb combined on […]

One in five SMEs have fallen victim to hack attacks in the last year

By all accounts, 2016 was the year of highly publicised hack attacks. Not only did hackers allegedly attempt to interfere with both the US presidential election and the Brexit vote but many British businesses have also experienced breaches. Read about the new report by  British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) which reveals that one in five […]

Fifth of British businesses hacked by cyber criminals

A survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) found 42% of big businesses had fallen victim to cyber crime, compared with 18% of small companies. Only a quarter (24%) of those questioned said their business had security measures in place to guard against hacking. Read about the new survey by British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) which […]

95% of Organizations Have Employees Seeking to Bypass Security Controls

The insider threat issue is well-understood and something that countless surveys have shown poses almost as big a risk to enterprise data security as external attackers. A report from Dtex this week offers a slightly different look at the problem by highlighting some of the clues that organizations should be looking for to detect and stop […]

Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index states that more people are becoming aware of cyber threats

The number of people who are concerned about their security and are ready to protect themselves against cyber threats has increased in the second half of 2016, Kaspersky Lab’s updated index has revealed. Read more about the latest Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index which indicates that more and more people are becoming aware of cyber threats on Tech2.

£42bn: The damage to UK investors from ‘severe’ cyberattacks since 2013

Businesses have increasingly come under attack by hackers over the past few years but the massive negative impact data breaches can have on companies’ valuations is not yet fully quantified. A recent study conducted by Oxford Economics reveals that “severe” cyberattacks have cost UK business investors close to £42bn since 2013. Read more about the […]

Cyber-breaches wipe billions off investors’ portfolios, report claims

Losing your customers’ data should have an impact on your company value but historically that hasn’t always been the case. Now an analysis of new data claims to show that investors and analysts are starting to ‘price in’ data breaches when valuing companies. Read about the new report by  CGI which reveals that data breaches […]