National Cyber Security Centre report highlights continuing threats to the UK

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) sixth annual report from their Active Cyber Defence (ACD) programme has revealed a continuing threat to the United Kingdom with a record-breaking 7.1m suspicious emails and websites reported to authorities in 2022 – equivalent to one every five seconds. The ACD programme has been a key aspect of improving […]

Online Safety Bill has significant implications

The draft Online Safety Bill  (OSB), which aims to tackle illegal and harmful online content, is expected to receive Royal Assent in the summer with Ofcom to publish codes of practice which have significant implications for company boards of directors. The OSB will introduce rules for sites and apps such as social media, search engines and […]

Capita Cyber-attack Shows Vulnerability Of Outsourced Public Service

A cyber-attack which interrupted computer systems and knocked out council telephone lines has been confirmed by outsourcing group Capita which said its Office 365 apps had been targeted. Information posted on the dark web included bank account details of suppliers for Capita’s nuclear consulting division. The three day attack highlighted the vulnerability of critical public […]