Are they prepared: The healthcare industry’s fear of the cyber threat

Technology is booming in healthcare organisations with digital transformation policies leading to increased adoption of connected medical devices, big data analytics for faster and more accurate diagnoses, and paperless systems for the easy exchange of patient information. Read about the new report by Infoblox which reveals that 1 in 4 UK healthcare IT professionals aren’t confident […]

UK Orgs: Almost One in Five Unprepared for Cyber-Attack

Almost one in five (18%) UK businesses are unprepared for a cyber-attack, with that figure rising to 23% of public sector organizations, according to new findings from Advanced. The firm’s Advanced Trends Report 2017 reveals how organizations are coping with changes in the business and societal landscape, including risks surrounding cybersecurity threats. Read about the new […]

Quarter of UK Employees Have ‘Purposefully Leaked Business Data’

New research from Egress Software Technologies has revealed that one in four (24%) UK employees have intentionally shared confidential business information outside their organization, typically to competitors or new and previous employers. Read about the new report by Egress Software Technologies which reveals that nearly 24 percent employees of United Kingdom businesses have shared confidential […]

Organisations in the UK ‘dangerously’ unprepared for cyber attacks – report

A study published today has suggested that organisations are “dangerously” unprepared against cyber threats. Indeed, some of the results also indicates that organisations over-state their ability to identify – and therefore deal with – data breaches. Read about the newly released second annual Resilience Report by RedSeal which found that United Kingdom firms are struggling to keep […]

Banks say that AI is essential for digital transformation

Every single bank in the UK now has a digital transformation strategy set up, new research has found. A new global survey, conducted by IT consultancy GFT found that as many UK banks as going increasingly digital, AI is among the top priorities. Read about the new report by GFT which reveals that United Kingdom banks […]

Data Protection Bill needs changing to help data breach victims, says Which?

Victims of a data breach may soon be able to seek compensation for their losses thanks to a new watchdog campaign.Consumer rights champion Which? has called on the UK government to amend the Data Protection Bill, currently under parliamentary discussion in order to ensure that organisations such as itself are able to fight for the […]

Data protection: How will customers react to new legislation?

Read  Daniel Golding’s article about how the proposed United Kingdom Data Protection Bill will affect consumers on IT Pro Portal : The Data Protection Bill passed its second reading in the House of Lords on the 10th October. With the Bill now making its way through UK Parliament ahead of the introduction of the General […]

What does the UK’s Data Protection Bill mean for businesses?

The UK recently published the final version of a law to replace its current data security and privacy rules. The Data Protection Bill (DPB) will allow UK businesses to continue doing business with the EU post-Brexit. The DPB should provide a relatively easy transition for businesses gearing up for the forthcoming EU legislation. Read how […]

PwC: UK Firms in the Dark Over Cyber-Attacks

UK organizations are unprepared for cyber-attacks, lack visibility into threats and aren’t doing enough to collaborate internally and externally, according to PwC. The professional services giant’s Global State of Information Security Survey 2018 polled 560 executives from UK companies and public sector organizations of all sizes. Read about the new report by PwC which reveals that […]

Cybersecurity as big a challenge as counterterrorism, says spy chief

Defending against cyberattacks is as big a challenge for the UK as protecting against terrorism, according to the director of GCHQ. “If GCHQ is to continue to help keep the country safe, then protecting the digital homeland — keeping our citizens safe and free online — must become and remain as much part of our mission […]