May To Move Forward With Plans For Internet Regulation
Teresa May’s speech outside 10 Downing Street following the Conservative loss of parliamentary majority included an assurance that she would be pressing forward with changes to improve the UK’s security, including more Internet regulation and backdoors to encryption.
First Arrest Made Via Facial Recognition Technology
The first arrest made using facial recognition technology took place in Cardiff two weeks ago, just days after trialling of the technology at the Champions League final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
BA Says ‘Never Again’ After Weekend Meltdown
BA has moved to try and mitigate some of the damage caused to its reputation as a result of an IT systems meltdown that left 75,000 passengers stranded at airports and separated from their luggage over the busy Bank Holiday weekend, by announcing that it will never allow it to happen again.
Virgin Patches Wireless Security Flaw
Virgin Media have developed and distributed a security patch for their Super Hub home routers after a potentially serious security flaw was uncovered by cyber security consultancy ‘Context Information Security’.
Are YOU The Best Defence Against Cyber Attack?
In the wake of the crippling WannaCry ransomware attack, experts at the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) are keen to point out that a technology-led approach to cyber security means that the strengths of staff in the fight against cyber-crime are being overlooked.
UK Attracting Non-EU IT Talent
One of the biggest challenges to the IT sector over many years has been a skills gap but new research from IT contractor services provider SJD Accountancy into Home Office figures appears to show that the skills gap has been a magnet for the UK attracting non-EU talent for the last 5 years.
Is GDPR More Opportunity Than Threat?
With UK businesses needing to comply with the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by 25 May 2018 (when enforcement begins), should it be seen by businesses as an more of an opportunity to get the data protection house in order, and find new competitive advantages for the future?
Tech Tip : Secret Desktop Button On Windows 10
If you’d like a fast way to minimise all your open windows to clear the desktop on Windows 10, you can use the ‘secret’ desktop button. Here’s how:
Cash Second To Contactless Payments
Projected figures from payments industry trade body ‘Payments UK’ have shown that by as soon as next year, more payments will be made using debit cards than using cash.