Supplier Security – A lesson for T-Mobile
Supplier security problems result in this notice from the CEO of T-Mobile

Supplier Security – A lesson for T-Mobile

Supplier security is something most organisations are at least aware of, and lots actually realise they need to do something about it. However, most of the time, "doing something" about…

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Finphishing – 8 steps to criminal profits
FinPhishing - short and succinct message, simple to generate but potentially deadly to the victim.

Finphishing – 8 steps to criminal profits

FinPhishing - or financial spear phishing - is a form of social engineering attack which is becoming massively profitable for the criminal enterprises involved. Unfortunately for the victims it is…

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Budgets – Security’s friend or foe
Budgets need to be managed properly or security suffers

Budgets – Security’s friend or foe

Budgets are integral to every business. The start up's business plan has to include budgets and the multinational will have an entire finance unit geared around making sure that every…

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Security logs can save your systems and data
Security logs aren't interesting but they are very important.

Security logs can save your systems and data

It goes without saying that security logs are not the most interesting of topics. They are often viewed as a necessary evil, and in some instances they are even minimised…

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NHS Trust fined £200,000 following data disposal errors
NHS & Healthcare Security : Sensitive data needs proper protection.

NHS Trust fined £200,000 following data disposal errors

Although it has a well structured, well run and reasonably well resourced security management service, the NHS still seems to struggle with some aspects of compliance with the Data Protection…

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Governance failure costs £45,000
Telesales can be effective at promoting your business but you need good governance in place to make it work for you.

Governance failure costs £45,000

A breakdown of internal governance processes has led to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) issuing a civil monetary penalty (fine) on Tameside Energy Services Ltd, a Manchester based company claiming to…

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