ABTA – The Latest Organisation To Fall Victim To Cyber-Crime

As holiday season is fast approaching, more and more of us start looking at booking our summer getaway or family break and as ever it becomes even more imperative to remain savvy when spending online. Last week the travel association, ABTA made the news over a cyber-attack that put an estimated 43,000 customers at risk.
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Astronomy And Cancer Research Bond Over Big Data

Astronomy and the ongoing fight against cancer may appear to have very little in common at first glance, however, the two have been joined together by the algorithms that read big data. Between all of us on this planet, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, in fact 90% of the world’s data has been
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How Can Collaborative Working Help Your Business?

Internal Collaboration Collaborative working defined is the act of two or more people or organisations working together for a specific goal that is of benefit to the business. Collaborative software is best described as application software designed to help those involved in a common task achieve a common goal, i.e. a platform all parties can
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HMRC Successfully Stops Over 300 Million Phishing Emails

Too often we see the negative side of cyber security articles highlighting the latest attacks and data leaks.  These stories need to be highlighted to the public to ensure that they are aware, and can take the necessary steps if they are affected.  However, there is occasionally good news about organisations being proactive in tackling
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How Much Personal Or Business Information Is Accessible From Your Smart Phone?

Smart phones are becoming an essential accessory to support our daily life. New uses for phones are being developed every day, with new apps set to change how we work and play. Recently a tech-savvy Twitter user found an iPhone and was able to trace the owner and look through key information – even though
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UK Tech Based Salaries Are Reportedly ‘among the lowest in the world’

A recent report from Hired revealed that UK tech salaries are among the lowest in the world, and in comparison to 2016’s report is actually down by 1.7%. At present the average tech salary in London is £56k, the only other countries lower than this in the study are France and Singapore. When also factoring
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Organisations Split Over Who Should Deal With A Cyber-Attack

According to new research, larger companies are in confusion as to who should responsible for the aftermath of a cyber-attack. The study was conducted by BAE Systems, a multinational defence, aerospace and security company. The study suggests that senior managers expect IT staff to deal with the fallout from data breaches, yet technology bosses felt
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NHS Staff Overwhelm Google

The sheer number of NHS staff using Google whilst at work has caused Google’s security defences to kick in, the high volumes of data traffic was causing Google to think it was suffering a cyber-attack. The search engine google has begun asking NHS staff, when using its services at work to verify if they were
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UK Bank Latest To Fall Victim To Cybercrime

UK bank, Lloyds are the latest to fall victim to cybercrime. It came to light last week that the banking group had been under siege for two days, however, there has been no reports of theft. Lloyds Group were the victim of a Denial of Service attack (DDos) that temporarily stopped some of Lloyds, Halifax
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How Visualising Data Can Add Value To Your Business

Humans, as a species are visual creatures by nature, 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual. Most often, visuals are committed to long term memory easier than text, visuals are read quicker than text and 40% of our sense processing is visual. Displaying data in a visual format can help people process
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