Kaspersky reveals magnitude of British business ‘cyber-complacency’

A new Kaspersky study has lifted the lid on the scale of cyber-complacency amongst UK businesses. Alarmingly, nearly two-thirds (65%) of IT security decision-makers agree that their organisation is complacent about the protection of its customers’ data. The study revealed that many businesses are failing to take the necessary steps…

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Are Neobanks the future of FinTech?

Tandem is one of the many growing ‘Neobanks’ that is being set up to help people use money digitally, ultimately, being better with it. Difa Niculescu is the IT Director at Tandem Bank, a bank that is on a mission to modernise the technical architecture and infrastructure of banking.  He…

Improved need for web accessibility testing

Long read Web accessibility is an art of building the website for users with disabilities such as physical, vision, cognitive and hearing disabilities. My goal has always been to enable every tester to maximise their potential through individualised training towards accessibility testing. My method consists of being able to connect…

 Financial sector boosted by software testing contracts

Software testing firm, Edge Testing Solutions, has signed contracts with two new clients from the financial sector in a multi-million-pound engagement. As part of the new commitment, the contracts have outlined that Edge Testing Solutions, who are part of Eurofins Digital Testing, will cover a range of software testing services.…

IT bank failures are “unacceptable”, say MPs

MPs have warned that more needs to be about the “unacceptable” level of IT failures and crashes that banks are experiencing. They say that more regulation and financial levels need to be put in place. Published on Monday, the Treasury Committee report said that because so many major banks are…

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Two-thirds of top unis unprotected against phishing attacks

Students have been warned to be careful of potential phishing emails after some of the UK’s top universities failed to carry out adequate protection against cyber-attacks. Email security and software company, Proofpoint, discovered that of the UK’s top 20 universities, 65% of them had not published Domain Fraud Prevention (DMARC)…
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Tube users to be tracked through Wi-Fi

Users of London’s underground system will have their data and movements tracked through the Wi-Fi on their phones, starting this week. The decision to use data in this way is hoped to be a huge move forward in the way that the 156-year-old underground transport structure works. Instead of building…

US proposes bill to stamp out algorithm bias in tech firms

US lawmakers proposed a new bill on Wednesday that would require large tech firms to remove any algorithm bias embedded in their computer systems. The bill, entitled the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2019, would authorise the Federal Trade Commission to create regulations requiring companies to assess their systems for race,…
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EU backs one-hour deadline for social networks to remove terrorist content

The European Union Commission has approved legislation that requires social media sites to remove terrorist content from their sites within one hour of being notified by authorities, according to an Associated Press (AP) report. If they fail to adhere to these new rules, they could be fined up to 4%…
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