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Cyber Essentials for gov contracts

It's not just the private sector that takes data security seriously. UK government does too. Since 1 October, those supplying to UK government must comply with "basic cyber hygiene measures" to demonstrate, according to Francis Maude, Minister for Cabinet Office, "that they take this issue seriously and that they have met government requirements to respond… Continue reading Cyber Essentials for gov contracts

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Does cloud multiply data breach risks?

Does the increased adoption of cloud services, the proliferation of cloud-connected devices and advent of the Internet of Things increase the likelihood there will be more data security breaches? Certainly, a recent report suggests (reg required) customers believe that to be the case and calls it the "cloud multiplier effect": 57% believe providers don't have the requisite… Continue reading Does cloud multiply data breach risks?