Ransomware can kill a business

Andy Halsall Security, Technology

If you run a small business, protecting yourself from ransomware and other online threats could be the difference between success and failure. The aptly named, ‘WannaCry’ ransom-ware attack attracted more attention than most online security threats and rightly so given impact it had on the NHS, and elsewhere. But it is only one small part of the current threat picture …

New Way Forward on Mass Surveillance

Loz Kaye Organisation, Surveillance

There has been much reflection on 2016. It was a pretty terrible year in the fight on mass surveillance, here in the UK particularly with the passing of the Investigatory Powers Act. As Kate Allen of Amnesty International has put it “governments, including the UK, are not far off creating societies in which freedom is the exception and fear the …