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What is a security operations centre (SOC)?

A security operations centre houses an information security team. The team is made up of both security engineers and analysts and oversee the security operation for an entire organisation. With responsibility for monitoring a company’s security stance, the team manages … Read More

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LastPass patched a bug that could have made passwords available

In the last few days, LastPass, a popular password manager, has patched a bug that cybercriminals could have exploited. The vulnerability was discovered by staff at Google Project Zero and they highlighted that it could be used to steal user … Read More

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Five reasons your business needs Cyber Essentials

Cyber attacks are becoming more, and more of a threat to individuals and businesses as criminals take their efforts online in their attempts to make money illegally. Whether it’s protecting the data of your employees, securing payment information or ensuring … Read More

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iPhone security: How Apple devices were open to hacking for years according to Google

Google researchers revealed that they’d discovered hacker websites which targetted flaws in iPhones. This particular attach what could be one of the most significant cyberattacks on iPhone users ever. Motherboard – the tech team within the Vice website, reported the … Read More

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What is the difference between ethical hacking and penetration testing?

Ethical hacking and penetration testing are two distinct things, however, the terms are often used interchangeably. These terms differ in scope but both are geared towards helping corporations improve their cybersecurity and to minimise the risks of a successful cyber … Read More

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Threesome dating app breaches Downing Street user credentials

It has come to light that a popular dating app, called 3fun, has been exploited to breach the credentials of users within Downing Street. 3fun connects its users so that they can arrange threesomes. More than 1.5 million users had … Read More

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What the mobile networks are doing for 5G security

EE and Vodafone have already launched their 5G networks in major cities, so your business might already be in a position to adopt 5G technologies. However, with the number of cyberattacks on the rise and the recent security concerns of … Read More

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Ultimate GDPR Guide

OmniCyber has put together the most comprehensive GDPR guide on the web, over 25 questions and 8000 words! Understanding and implementing GDPR is crucial for your business, company, or organisation. Read the ultimate guide to GDPR and find out more. Find … Read More

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Petition tells the Government to Enforce a Minimum Level of Cyber Security Protection

Cyber attacks are an all-to-real reality for UK businesses, yet cybersecurity is still not taken as seriously as it should be. The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019 highlights this fact, with a third of businesses have experienced a cybersecurity breach … Read More

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British Airways Faces Fine

British Airways is receiving a fine for a data breach to the tune of £183.39m. The fine is being handed out by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The record penalty is being made public for the first time, under … Read More

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