London may not have a reputation for being the most friendly city in the country - after all, residents can barely stand to look at each other on public transport - yet Londoners are inclined to disclose far more information about themselves on social media, compared to people living in other regions of the country.
The seemingly endless stream of data breaches is not only making consumers more savvy over data security it is also triggering a major change in their behaviour, with more and more people leveraging their spending power to hold businesses to account
The UK’s cyber defence operation has thwarted a major airport email phishing campaign, which used a fake gov.uk address in an attempt to get over 200,000 airline passengers to hand over cash on the premise that they would receive an increased refund by doing so.
Businesses have long been warned about “the enemy within” but fresh evidence that firms need to keep a closer eye on their own staff has emerged in a new study which shows that nearly half of employees would be tempted to sell on corporate information if the money was right.
UK consumers are growing increasingly concerned over how companies - and the Government for that matter - protect their sensitive personal data, with two-fifths (41%) believing firms should do more and over a quarter insisting there is currently not enough state support for data security and cyber-protection.