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1 Oct 2018

Conservative Party Conference – data breach – “a major security flaw”

Attendance of the Conservative party conference this year required consent for the attendee’s personal data to be shared with a third party, namely the company that developed the Conservative Party Conference 2018 event app. It has been published that “The principles of, and rules on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing

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28 Sep 2018

50 Million Users – the latest social media data breach !!!

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/technology/facebook-hack-data-breach.html To add to the list of household names that have been the subject of a data breach, Facebook have announced they are the latest subject of a cyber attack Whilst the company announced that they have ‘fixed the vulnerability’ this news continues the focus upon the need for businesses to maintain focus on data

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27 Sep 2018

NHS cleared to use revolutionary encryption service that could stop cyber criminals in their tracks

Cyber theft that worms its way in through emails could soon be a thing of the past for the NHS. UK cyber security firm Beyond Encryption has been approved as an official accredited digital provider to the organisation. It means NHS trusts, hospitals and doctors’ surgeries across the country, amongst other public sector businesses, are

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17 Sep 2018

Cyber security leaders say financial services shouldn’t be afraid to invest into counter cyber terrorism threat

UK cyber security business Beyond Encryption has warned that businesses in the financial services sector must invest in the highest level of cyber security to avoid being victims of cyber terrorism. The message comes following the announcement that Nationwide Building Society is investing £1.3b in new technology. Nationwide, one of Britain’s biggest mortgage lenders, said

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7 Sep 2018

Beyond Encryption called upon by nation’s media in wake of British Airways hack

Beyond Encryption has been called upon by media across the UK to give expert insight on the British Airways data hack. On Friday the airline made the headlines after it was revealed the company had been victim of a major cyber-attack. Around customer 380,000 transactions were affected, with their credit and debit card details, as

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29 May 2017

NHS ransomware leads to fake BT scam emails

Fraudsters are using the latest series of cyber-crime attacks on the NHS systems as as a hook to try and get people to click on the links within a new phishing email scam. The emails feature within the Action Fraud website and represent fake communications from BT seeking to defraud the recipient, further emphasising the need for individuals and

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