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Council authority data breaches and cyber-attacks increase

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76 percent of local council authorities have experienced a range of cyber-attacks and data breaches in the last 12 months A comprehensive survey carried out by iGov Survey, which evaluated the concerns of senior figures within 38 local councils across the UK in June 2017, found 76 per cent of local government departments have experienced Read More…

22nd September 2017 | Posted in Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, News by


Government warns UK firms to ‘urgently’ improve cybersecurity

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The Government is warning that the country’s top firms are not prepared for cyberattacks. Sky News has reported that the UK’s top firms and charities “urgently” need to improve cybersecurity capabilties in response to online attacks, the Government has warned. A Government survey of the FTSE 350 has revealed 68% of board members have not Read More…

21st August 2017 | Posted in Cyber Security, In the Press, News by


Cyber Threats Glossary

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Cyber Threats Glossary A concise cyber threats glossary detailing the core cyber security risks that face organisations today   Backdoor attack This attack bypasses normal authentication security to access a computer system. A successful attack enables the attacker to remotely issue system commands, update malware, as well as steal data and hijack servers and websites. Read More…

4th July 2017 | Posted in Cyber Security by


What are the consequences of law firm cyber-attacks?

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No doubt you are aware of the ongoing cyber-attack that yesterday affected a multitude of organisations on a global scale, including the reputable law firm DLA Piper. This ransomware attack knocked out phones and computers across the firm in a similar fashion to last month’s WannaCry attack, which affected the NHS amongst others. Many individuals Read More…

29th June 2017 | Posted in Cyber Security by


‘NotPetya’ cyber-attack hits international organisations

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The ‘NotPetya’ cyber-attack affected a range of companies worldwide.  It has been suggested that this ‘NotPetya’ cyber-attack took advantage of similar weaknesses that were exploited by last month’s WannaCry attack.  The ransomware was initially called ‘Petya’ and the updated version Petrwrap, however Kaspersky Lab reported that it believed the malware was a “new ransomware that has not Read More…

28th June 2017 | Posted in Cyber Security, News & Events by



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