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Possible Implications of The TalkTalk Breach For Organisations

August 12, 2016

Parliament has recently published a 29 page report outlining the enquiry by and conclusions of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee relating to cyber security issues in the wake of the TalkTalk cyber-attack in October 2015. Although the ICO has yet to produce a final verdict about the breach, the conclusions in this report make…

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9 Out of 10 Charities Use the Cloud But Only in a Limited Way

August 12, 2016

A survey of 10,500 respondents in the charities sector from 88 different countries has shown that the Cloud is being used by over 90% of charities in some way, albeit limited in many cases.   Mainly Email and Social Networking The survey by Techsoup Global and its international partners (including CTT in the UK) found…

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Government Says UK Organisations Need to Protect Against Cyber Crime

August 12, 2016

The results of two major new research studies published by the UK Government show why industry needs to take action on cyber security. The results of the latest Cyber Security Breaches Survey, and the Cyber Governance Health Check 2015 / 16 show that although organisations are aware of cyber threats much more needs to be…

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ICO Warns Charities About Online Extortion Risk

August 12, 2016

At a time when cyber security and data security are moving rapidly up the list of priorities for most organisations the Charities Commission has issued a warning to Trustees, charity professionals and volunteers to be prepared to be particularly vigilant about the threat of online extortion or ‘ransom’ demands. Reports made to the UK’s national…

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Too Many Charities Still Not Mobile Friendly Test

August 12, 2016

One year on from the Civil Society’s first fundraising charity website survey that revealed that one in three of the top 100 were not mobile friendly, this year’s survey shows that one in six are still not mobile friendly according to Google’s online mobile friendliness testing tool – see https://www.google.co.uk/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/ Why Is Mobile Friendly Important?…

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