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What do big technology companies do with your data?

Data has been a very hot topic lately, particularly since the introduction of GDPR this May. Yet it is still surprising for technology users to discover exactly what large companies do with their [...]

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Google reveals that Gmail messages can be read by human third party app developers

According to a recent article by BBC News, Google have confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can occasionally by read by third-party app developers and not just machines. [...]

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HMRC caught up in data breach scandal involving the voice ID of 5 million taxpayers

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs have found themselves in the headlines this week following an accusation that they have taken the voice ID of 5 million tax payers – without their consent. When [...]

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Top threats every SME owner should know about

The smaller the business, the bigger the threat Results from The Government’s 2018 Cyber Security Breaches Survey stated that last year, almost 50% of businesses in the UK were victim of a cyber [...]

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‘Internet of Things’ market to exceed $1 trillion by 2025

By 2025, it is predicted that there will be more than 25 billion IoT connections worldwide, meaning the IoT market will be worth an estimated $1 trillion or more, according to new data from GSMA [...]

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Huge data breach in Greenwich University sees the London Institute faced with a crippling £120,000 fine

The University of Greenwich hit headlines earlier this week when it was reported that the ICO had hit them with a £120,000 fine. The fine landed as a result of a ‘serious’ data breach involving [...]

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2020 – End of Life as we know it (for Windows 7)

2014 doesn’t seem that long ago but it was the year that Microsoft decided to end support for Windows XP after 12 years.  Now, merely 4 years later, Microsoft have announced that Windows 7 will [...]

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Future cyber security threats to be aware of

Most days there are reports of new malware problems and heightened cyber security threats. It is mostly impossible to completely protect yourself from hackers and cyber attackers, but [...]

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Data Breach Disaster: TSB to face a multi-million pound fine

As TSB’s huge data breach disaster enters its second week, the Spanish-owned bank is facing a potential multi-million pound compensation bill. Towards the end of April, TSB notified their [...]

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Are you secure? Why keeping your information safe with stronger passwords is vital…

Cyber security is a hot topic at the moment. And so it should be. Every day there are thousands of threats that could potentially hack and corrupt your machines. Just recently, Microsoft [...]