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UK Businesses Planning for Long-Term Shift to Digital Working

UK Businesses Planning for Long-Term Shift to Digital Working

Over half (56%) of UK businesses plan to increase their digital skills training budgets for staff next year, suggesting changes to working practices as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will be sustained. This is according to a survey of…

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Outbound Email Errors Cause 93% Increase in Breaches

Outbound Email Errors Cause 93% Increase in Breaches

IT leaders have suffered significantly higher numbers of data breaches as a result of outbound email in the last 12 months. According to research by Egress, 93% of 538 IT leaders surveyed reported a breach in the past year due to an email…

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Universities Face Increase in Ransomware Attacks as Students Return

Universities Face Increase in Ransomware Attacks as Students Return

Academia has faced fresh warnings of cyber-attacks after a rise was recorded in August when students returned. According to an alert issued by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) there has been a recent spike in ransomware attacks against UK schools, colleges and universities. It…

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Why security misconfiguration is higher during Covid-19

Why security misconfiguration is higher during Covid-19

There are good reasons your IT security team may be looking a bit sleep-deprived. In addition to the stress of the Covid-19 pandemic everyone is facing, they’re also dealing with heightened risks to network firewall security, as new external assets…

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Gaming hardware giant Razer exposed customer data via misconfigured database

Gaming hardware giant Razer exposed customer data via misconfigured database

Global gaming hardware manufacturing company Razer leaked the personal information of around 100,000 customers by storing their data in an Elasticsearch cluster that was misconfigured to enable public access, security researcher Bob Diachenko has revealed. The personal information of around…

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Travel Sites Riddled with Hundreds of Vulnerabilities

Travel Sites Riddled with Hundreds of Vulnerabilities

Security researchers have discovered hundreds of vulnerabilities across major hotel and airline and travel booking websites, some of which have already suffered major breaches. UK-based consumer rights group Which? and tech consultancy 6point6 studied 98 travel sector companies, probing websites,…

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