The proposed fines against British Airways and Marriott International for breaches GDPR have sent shockwaves through the business community, with a new study showing that UK companies have suddenly started to take cybersecurity much more seriously at board-level with the vast majority seeking to increase their online security budgets.
NHS Digital is aiming to prevent another WannaCry ramsomware attack, which brought chaos to the organisation back in 2017, by signing a five-year contract with Accenture to provide cyber security services for health service organisations in England.
The Government has kicked off a new audit of UK’s cyber security job market in an effort to assess how firms are handling the employment and training of tech professionals and to see whether the skills gap has eased or widened.
The Indian government has set its sights on becoming only the 14th country in the world to secure a data protection "adequacy" deal with the European Commission, which would allow the free flow of data between firms in India and businesses based in EU member states.
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.
Fewer than a third (31%) of data professionals - including data analysts, data scientists and data quality managers - are fully confident in their ability to deliver trusted data at speed throughout their organisation, in direct contrast to their colleagues working in IT.
Tens of thousands of companies which use standard contractual clauses to transfer data from the EU to other parts of the world have an anxious five month wait until Europe’s top court rules whether the process is legal or not.