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US Treasury threatens sanctions for Ransomware payments (Image Credit: Pete Linforth from Pixabay)

US Treasury threatens sanctions for Ransomware payments

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The US Treasury has warned that ransomware payments to cybercriminals may violate sanctions. It is one of two warnings that the US issued late last week. The second came from the Financial...
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Police Scotland National Centre of Excellence targets cybercrime

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Police Scotland has announced plans to establish a National Centre of Excellence to deal with cybercrime. The move comes as part of its Cyber Strategy 2020. The National Centre of Excellence...
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Home office under fire for 120% surge in data loss incidents

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The UK Home Office recorded a 120% surge in data loss incidents over the two most recent financial years. There were 1,895 individual incidents in 2018-19, rising to 4,204 incidents in...
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Unit4 takes £30 million contract from SAP

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Surrey County Council has awarded Unit4 a £30 million contract for the replacement of its SAP ERP system. Unit4 competed against four other vendors for the replacement, and the assumption is...
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46,000 US Veterans have their data compromised

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The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center (FSC) has written to 46,000 veterans. It is warning them that their names and social security numbers have been stolen through...
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Healthcare firms get funds to improve cybersecurity

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Healthcare companies in the UK can now access government funds to improve the cybersecurity of their products. Digital Infrastructure Minister, Matt Warman, has announced that £500,000 in funding has been made...
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City of Portland, Oregon, prohibits facial recognition

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The City of Portland, Oregon, USA, has become the first US city to prohibit the use of facial recognition technology. The ban was passed by the City Council on September 9th...
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Which countries are Digital Risers?

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Digital Risers are economies that have increased their digital competitiveness. They are countries where the ecosystem and mindset encourage and promote a digital revolution. Over the last three years, the European...
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The White House issues cybersecurity principles for space

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The White House has published its Cybersecurity Principles for Space Systems. The short document sets out the US position when it comes to protecting any systems that are located in space. It...
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NCSC sees surge in girls wanting cyber security skills

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The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has seen a 60% rise in girls applying for CyberFirst summer schools. The rise in applications comes after the NCSC decided to move all training online...

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NSA lists five vulnerabilities Russia's SVR is targeting now (Image Credit: Sigmund on Unsplash)

NSA lists five vulnerabilities Russia’s SVR is targeting now

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The National Security Agency (NSA) has listed five known vulnerabilities that Russia’s SVR is currently targeting. Although there are patches for all of the...
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Asana launches globalisation features and new partner program

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It has been a big week for Asana, the work management platform vendor. In a single press release, it made several big announcements. It...
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How to set an automatic signature in Outlook

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Report highlight touchless technologies are here to stay

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The Coronavirus pandemic has accelerated eCommerce and the wider acceptance of the need for digital transformation in business. Another technology that is expected to...
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Guardicore gives Zero Trust to Infection Monkey

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Guardicore has unveiled new Zero Trust assessment capabilities in Infection Monkey. The open-source breach and attack simulation (BAS) tool helps security teams identify vulnerabilities...
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US mobile and digital ad revenues jumped 12% in 2020

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As the world grapples with the ongoing ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the digital advertising sector continues to show resilience. According to the “IAB...
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Users are getting better at recognising phishing attacks

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Users are getting better at recognising phishing attacks, claims security culture company KnowBe4. Many are now reporting email phishing attacks to their IT department....
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NSA and FBI move to help Microsoft with its Exchange Server vulnerabilities

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Over the last month, Microsoft Exchange servers have been targeted by the HAFNIUM threat group. It led Microsoft to issue out-of-band patches and issue...
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Templafy launches Engage for collaborative content review

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Seth Godin once said that “Content Marketing is all the Marketing that’s left.” The Templafy content enablement platform aims to assist marketers to deliver...
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iM (Intelligent Mining) to operates solar-powered blockchain

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Intelligent Mining (iM) has launched solar-powered blockchain mining. With rising worries over massive electricity usage in blockchain, iM is producing a solution suited to...
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Informatica unveils intelligent data management cloud to support digital transformation

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Informatica has unveiled an Intelligent Data Management Cloud solution. The platform is designed to help businesses truly innovate with their data on any platform....
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Qntrl emerges to democratise business process software

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There is a new player in the business process software market. Qntrl, a subsidiary of the Zoho Corporation, has launched its Workflow Orchestration Software...
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Apple and Google block NHS Covid-19 update

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Apple and Google have blocked the NHS Covid-19 app update after it broke the rules. The agreement between the tech giants and the NHS...
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CGS Survey reveals consumer interest in Augmented Reality for customer service guidance

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With increased education and exposure, US consumers show willingness to use augmented reality in household repairs and product assembly. CGS has announced new insights...