What are Meltdown/Spectre?

Whilst the media frenzy starts to settle, it hopefully puts some minds at ease knowing that at current the NCSC report that there is no evidence of any malicious exploitation of the reported flaws. With that in mind, all organisations and home users however should continue to ensure their systems are protected by installing patches

GDPR - Understanding the implications

GDPR – Understanding the implications

On 21st September SEDCOM are talking at a seminar for organisations, their brokers and insurers on the General Data Protection Regulation which comes into force on 25 May 2018. Areas to be covered include:- Accountability: documentation, including policies and procedures, to be in place before May 2018 Role of data protection officer Compulsory breach notifications and


Nine months and a lot more to go before new EU data protection rules kick in

Info commish hits back at fake GDPR news By Rebecca Hill The UK’s information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, has apparently become so infuriated with inaccurate claims about incoming data protection rules that she is penning a series of blogposts to “bust the myths”. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation – which comes into force in May 2018 –

Encryp-xit: Europe will go all in for crypto backdoors in June

App-makers get a choice: Open up voluntarily or we’ll pass laws forcing you to The European Commission will in June push for backdoor access to encryption used by apps, according to EU Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová.Speaking publicly, and claiming that she has been pushed by politicians across Europe, Jourová said that she will outline "three or four options" that range from voluntary agreements by business to strict legislation.

iPhone-havers think they’re safe. But they’re not

Mobile malware is at the highest level yet recorded, infecting 1.35 per cent of all mobile devices in October, according to a study by Nokia out today. The high water mark in October compares to figures of 1.06 per cent in April 2016.

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