UK councils average 4 data breaches per day

4 data breaches per day at UK Councils

Big Brother Watch has today issued a report that shows local councils in the UK averaged 4 data breaches per day between 2011 and 2014. The report which can be downloaded from...
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Free Cybersecurity Risk Assessment tools

According to the 2015 Information Security Breaches survey carried out by PWC 90% of large organisations suffered a security breach over the previous year, up from 81% in the 2014 report....
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CGI wins €196m European IT contract

A consortium of IT companies led by Canadian IT giant CGI has been awarded a contract worth up to €196m to provide IT support for various European Parliament agencies. Awarded by the...
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Irish Justice and Equality appoint Capita

Capita Managed IT Solutions has signed a deal with the Irish Justice and Equality Department to deliver a managed IT service. The deal will last for the next five years and was...
RCMP

$142.6m for Canadian cybersecurity

Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney has announced that cybersecurity is to benefit from $142.6 million in new funding. This is not the first investment by...
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

SMEs to get £5000 for cyber security

Cyber security is a significant problem for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) who lack the skills and staff to deal with the rising threat against them. To help SMEs get to grips...
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NSA releases cyber tool

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a cyber tool aimed at helping companies maintain a specific security posture. Systems Integrity Management Platform (SIMP) has been released via the GitHub website for...
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COPLINK takes to the cloud

IBM has announced that IBM i2 COPLINK has now made the jump to be a cloud-based solution for law enforcement agencies inside the US. COPLINK is a data sharing system created in...
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OPM issues advice to 4m Americans

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) manage the hiring, work conditions and pensions of Federal employees in the US. This week it has admitted to being the target of a massive...

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NTT Security does threat intelligence deal with Europol

NTT Security does threat intelligence deal with Europol

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IBM and Tata Communications join Hedera Governing Council

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Deltek to acquire construction accounting vendor ComputerEase

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