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”.

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