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    UK, US and Australia announce security partnership


    In an effort to counter China, the UK, US and Australia have announced a historic security and defense agreement. 

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    Interpol arrests 1,400 in soccer gambling raids


    Around 1,400 people were arrested following thousands of raids by specialised police officers across 28 Asian and European countries in Interpol’s latest crackdown on illegal gambling and related money laundering activities.

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    Data stolen from United Nations


    Earlier this year, hackers gained access into the United Nations’ computer network and stole a trove of data, according to researchers from Resecurity. 

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    Privacy challenges for global companies


    With the start of privacy regulations world wide, future business models dependent on data can be at risk.

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    Ransomware: when your data backup is your last line of defence, make it count


    Not all data backups are created equal. 

    The cyber-threat landscape is ever evolving, and undoubtedly one of the biggest current threats is ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that threatens to publish the victim’s data, or perpetually block access to it, unless a ransom is paid. For modern organizations who rely on data to operate and thrive, this kind of attack can be catastrophic. A recent global report from Sophos found that the average cost of paying a ransom was $1.4 million, or $730,000 in equivalent loss of revenue owing to downtime should they choose not to.

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    ICO to call on G7 countries to tackle cookie pop-ups challenge


    The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will call on fellow G7 data protection and privacy authorities to work together to overhaul cookie consent pop-ups.

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    Germany warns Russia over pre-election cyber-attacks


    Russia is behind a series of cyber-attacks targeting German politicians in the run up to the country’s parliamentary elections on 26 September, says Berlin.

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    How COVID-19 Has Impacted Women in the Workplace


    COVID-19 has undoubtedly had a substantial impact on workplaces worldwide. While it may be years before we comprehend the full ramifications, the impact it has had on women in the workplace is becoming increasingly clear. 

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    Proposed VPN ban in India would hit businesses


    An Indian parliament proposal to block virtual private networks (VPNs) will seriously hinder the ability of companies in the country to do business, according to a leading figure in India’s internet sector.

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    The Complete Guide to Business Privacy


    Your Organization’s Greatest Responsibility & Opportunity

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    Tracking employees’ location breaches their privacy says Israel’s DPA


    Employers monitoring their workers’ location significantly impairs their rights, even when it is done during working hours, according to the Privacy Protection Authority (PPA) in Israel.

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    2022 Trend Watch: Realizing the Full Potential of SASE and Zero Trust


    The events of 2021 have created a paradigm shift in cybersecurity. The steady cadence of large-scale cyber attacks have accelerated a move away from perimeter-focused security to Zero Trust. While core foundations of Zero Trust have been implemented, many tech leaders are still missing a critical piece of the puzzle for safeguarding their data.

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    Building Safer Pathways for Cloud Migration and Storage


    Cloud data storage provide affordable, easily managed options for keeping and maintaining expanding data stores as a business grows, increasing not only productivity but also resiliency, service continuity, and business agility.

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    T-Mobile’s beefs up cyber security after humbling experience of data breach


    Telecom T-Mobile has entered into long-term partnerships with cyber security provider Mandiant and management consultancy KPMG after private information of millions of customers and prospective customers was compromised in a cyber-attack on its US operations.

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    Football authorities to receive $201m after corruption scandal


    International soccer’s governing body Fifa and associated organisations are to receive $201m (€171m) seized by the United States’ justice department during a financial crime investigation into the way the sport was run.

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    T-Mobile hit with class actions after data breach


    A pair of lawsuits have been filed against US telecom T-Mobile following a cyber-attack affecting more than 53m customers and prospective customers.

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    Ransomware attacks on rise in Australia


    Reported data breaches from ransomware incidents increased by 24% to 46 in the half-year to June, compared with the previous six months, according to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

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    Global AML fines fallen by 50% in 1H 2021


    In the first half of 2021, global fines for anti-money laundering and data privacy compliance violations fell by over 50% year on year, but could swiftly rebound as financial crime continues, according to Fenergo.

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    UN experts urge halt to spread of monitoring technology


    A group of UN experts has repeated its call on all states to impose a global moratorium on the sale and transfer of surveillance technology until they have put in place robust regulations which guarantee it complies with international human rights standards.

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    The importance of data protection as a service in the post-pandemic world


    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, over the past 18 months global working habits have changed considerably. With the outbreak in the UK starting at the beginning of 2020, orders to stay at home were given across the country. As businesses rushed to implement strategies that would allow them to continue operations, cloud adoption and remote working accelerated at unprecedented rates.