How APCOA is using big data to reinvent car parks

Car parks may soon become a go-to destination for charging electric vehicles, collecting online shopping packages and catching up with emails. Trials starting this year will offer drivers office pods to work... Read more »

France latest to ban TikTok on government devices

Following the UK government and parliamentary bans enacted on video-sharing social media platform TikTok – citing data privacy concerns given TikTok’s Chinese origins – the French government has also moved to impose... Read more »

JP Morgan pilots palm and face-recognition technology in US

JP Morgan is testing out biometric-based payments with some of its business customers in the US retail sector to make payments more convenient and secure, as well as to increase take-up of... Read more »

vishing (voice or VoIP phishing)

What is vishing (voice or VoIP phishing)? Vishing (voice or VoIP phishing) is a type of cyber attack that uses voice and telephony technologies to trick targeted individuals into revealing sensitive data... Read more »

National Crime Agency sting operation infiltrates cyber crime market

The National Crime Agency has infiltrated a cyber crime marketplace by setting up websites pretending to offer the tools needed to mount distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The sting was part... Read more »

Over a third of UK’s online transactions used digital wallets

Digital transactions worth about £259bn were made in the UK last year, with over a third (35%) of online purchases completed using digital wallets. The Worldpay from FIS global payments report 2023... Read more »

Why Veeam thinks ransomware warranty payouts are unlikely

Backup specialist Veeam recently rebranded its data protection offer as Veeam Data Platform. But key among the myriad updates and feature enhancements was a ransomware guarantee, with financial compensation if data can’t... Read more »

Government launches seven-year NHS cyber strategy

The Department for Health and Social Care has launched a cyber security programme designed to enhance cyber resilience across the NHS and the social care sector in England over the next seven... Read more »

Nordics move towards common cyber defence strategy

The Nordic countries have adopted a unified response to rising cyber security threats by moving to both deepen cross-border collaboration and examine a common security defence strategy to deal with more virulent... Read more »

Hitachi Energy emerges as victim of Clop gang’s Fortra attack

Hitachi Energy, the multibillion-dollar power and energy solutions division of Japan’s Hitachi conglomerate, has confirmed that some employee data was accessed by the Clop (aka Cl0p) ransomware cartel in an attack on... Read more »
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