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Free Herts Cyber Basics review

Free Herts Cyber Basics review

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Why business owners should care about cyber security

Why business owners should care about cyber security

You saw the opportunity. You started your own business using technology as an enabler. You grew your company from a vague idea into a thriving enterprise. You know that cyber security is important, but you have more pressing demands on your time such as growing the...

How the Russians used spearphishing

How the Russians used spearphishing

US indictment says Russian hackers used spearphishing to interfere in 2016 presidential election Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta received the spearphishing email from Aleksey Lukashev, a senior lieutenant in Russian military intelligence, on or around...

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NCSC publishes report on the cyber threat to UK legal sector

NCSC publishes report on the cyber threat to UK legal sector

A new report from the NCSC explaining how UK law firms - of all sizes - can protect themselves from common cyber threats. This report aims to encourage industry-wide adoption of cyber security best practice in order to raise the cyber maturity and resilience of UK law...

NCSC launches new Cyber Essentials website

NCSC launches new Cyber Essentials website

The NCSC has today launched its new Cyber Essentials website. "We’ve responded by creating a single site for Cyber Essentials, pulling together information from various government websites. We’ve tried to simplify some of the messages for those who are just beginning...

Cyber In The News

California to outlaw weak default passwords in IoT devices

Weak default passwords make it child's play to hack IoT devices, hence the desire for this new law. However, the lawmakers have missed the chance to demand that IoT devices should be kept up to date with the latest security fixes....

Facebook security breach: Up to 50m accounts attacked

Facebook says almost 50 million of its users were left exposed by a security flaw in a feature known as “View As” to gain control of people's accounts. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-45686890