ICO publish Mobile Phone extraction guidance
An interesting read for all you privacy professionals, check out the guidance here: https://ico.org.uk/media/about-the-ico/documents/2617838/ico-report-on-mpe-in-england-and-wales-v1_1.pdf
Cyber Threats Are The Top Insurance Risk
Research carried out by the UK insurance firm Gallagher polled 1000 UK business leaders in organisations of various sizes and nearly two-fifths (39%) cited cyber-attacks as one of their biggest concerns. Of these, 82% reported they do not have specialist insurance. Don’t forget with Cyber Essentials your business receives FREE cyber insurance!
CyberCrime statistics for North West of UK
Increase in ransomware attacks on manufacturing and a school. An Agricultural supplies company was hit with LockBit ransomware. £4,500 paid.
Australia’s government and institutions targeted cyber attack
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says said the cyber attacks were widespread, covering “all levels of government” as well as essential services and businesses. Mr Morrison did not name specific cases but said it had spanned “government, industry, political organisations, education, health, essential service providers and operators of other critical infrastructure”.