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Month: February 2022

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Firms Prepare For The Quantum Apocalypse

Featured Article : Firms Prepare For The ‘Quantum Apocalypse’

In this article, we look at what the ‘quantum apocalypse’ is, and what some businesses are doing to prepare for this threat.  What Is The Quantum Apocalypse?  The so-called ‘quantum apocalypse’ refers to the unspecified point in the future where someone (e.g., threat actors or a foreign power) has a functioning quantum computer that can…
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What Is The Online Safety Bill?

What Is The Online Safety Bill?

Following recent announcements of a toughening-up of the (draft) Online Safety Bill, we look at what the bill is, and what its implications are. What Is The Online Safety Bill For? The UK government’s Online Safety Bill is (draft) legislation that’s designed to place a ‘duty of care’ on internet companies which host user-generated content in…
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Windows Updates Can Take 8 Hours

Windows Updates Can Take 8 Hours Says New Research

According to new research by a Microsoft program manager, it could take as long as 8 hours, connected to the Internet, for devices to fully download Microsoft updates. The Update Challenge – Time A blog post in Microsoft’s Tech Community by program manager David Guyer, highlighted how one important challenge for Microsoft is trying to…
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Study Shows No-One Is Immune From Phishing

Study Shows No-One Is Immune From Phishing

A new report from F-Secure has revealed that the most technically competent staff are just as likely (if not more likely) to fail a phishing test exercise. Phishing Phishing attacks typically involve sending emails that appear to come from a legitimate company/organisation (e.g., a bank) in order to gain an individual’s confidence, so that the…
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