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Security analytics can help marketers to spot data breaches effectively

Category: Legal Technologies

17 April, 2015

Security analytics can help to identify information breaches and reduce the impact of cyber attacks, new findings show.  A study from Gartner discovered that the effect of sophisticated attacks has been prioritised more by boardroom executives, meaning companies are pumping more money into ... read more>>

Phishing and hacking represents 70% of cyber attacks

Category: Legal Technologies

16 April, 2015

Phishing and hacking makes up 70 per cent of all cyber attacks, a new study has found. Research from Verizon found that many dangers are still present because security patches are often out of date, with many of the vulnerabilities being traced back to 2007, representing a gap of nearly eight ye... read more>>

ICO urges UCAS to revamp application forms

Category: Legal Technologies

15 April, 2015

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has urged UCAS to change its application forms amid worries over its marketing practices. The ICO found that teenagers who are applying for places in further education were incorrectly signed up to receive adverts regarding mobile phones, energy ... read more>>

British Airways accounts suffer data breach

Category: Legal Technologies

14 April, 2015

Frequent flyer accounts belonging to British Airways passengers have been breached by cyber criminals. While the airline has reassured passengers that no personal information has been viewed or stolen, it has frozen specific accounts while it works out how to tackle the issue. As a result, top e... read more>>

Game of Thrones episodes leak early

Category: Legal Technologies

13 April, 2015

The first four episodes of Game of Thrones season five have leaked online ahead of release. The episodes became illegally available on torrent files on Sunday, only hours before the premiere of season five worldwide, but the US TV network has yet to comment on the issue. Despite warnings over... read more>>

Twitch resets passwords following hack

Category: Legal Technologies

10 April, 2015

Popular streaming website Twitch has been forced to reset its password after it was hacked. The San Francisco startup claimed that “unauthorised access” was made to account information belonging to users of the website. The business enables users to stream gameplay to spectators and,... read more>>

ICO welcomes change to nuisance calls and texts

Category: Legal Technologies

10 April, 2015

The Information Commissioner’s Office has welcomed change to regulations around nuisance calls and texts.  The law change will make it easier for the Information Commissioner’s Office to introduce fines for businesses that break the law, but the ICO will have to prove that an or... read more>>

DMA: TPS applications on the up due to new legislation

Category: Legal Technologies

9 April, 2015

There has been a five-fold rise in the volume of businesses seeking TPS licenses in March as new legislation looms. By law, telemarketers are required to screen their call activity against the TPS database and exclude subscribers unless they have specific permission to make unsolicited calls.&nb... read more>>

Slack increases security after hack

Category: Legal Technologies

7 April, 2015

Slack has boosted its security provisions after unauthorised personnel gained access to its database.  In light of the incident, the website has made changes to its technical infrastructure to stop repeat incidents, while two-factor authentication is being used to up the security of persona... read more>>

Serious Fraud Office fined after posting confidential documents

Category: Legal Technologies

2 April, 2015

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been fined £180,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after documents were sent to the wrong people. The papers were related to an investigation into a BAE systems deal that featured evidence relating to 64 people. Information was sent ... read more>>

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