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Data breaches continue to rise in the connected age

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:29+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Data|

Almost 1.4 billion data records compromised in 2016 as hackers targeted large-scale databases across industries - Gemalto. Gemalto’s Breach Level Index has revealed that 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 billion data records being compromised worldwide during 2016, an increase of 86% compared to 2015. Identity theft was the leading type of data breach [...]

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Nearly half of UK businesses lack a cyber security strategy

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:30+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Cyber security|

Commentators call on security industry to do more to help businesses understand the value of data and how best to protect it Most businesses consider cyber security to be important, yet 44% do not have a formal cyber security strategy, a report has revealed, highlighting a failure to understand the value of data. Small, medium [...]

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