MSPs and cloud providers in line for legal regulations after government consultation. Government officials have issued their response to a cyber security consultation held earlier this year looking at possible changes to the Computer Misuse Act. Now the responses have been digested it is looking increasingly likely that information security practices are going to become a matter of a legally binding framework of responsibilities.
The latest ONS crime survey for England and Wales is out and it makes grim reading for anyone concerned with their IT security and privacy. After a brief dip in 2019 the number of computer misuse crimes reported was back to record levels not seen since 2017 with 1.8 million being reported in the year to June 2021.
Aabyss are proud to be named winners of the Large MSP of the Year Award at the 12th annual Network Group Gala & Awards 2021. The event was held in Brighton last week and for many it represented the first time to meet up with fellow partners for over 18 months.
Fantastic news! We are now Hall of Famers! We are delighted to be able to share with you all our latest award that we picked up at DattoCon18 in Barcelona! Creating and helping our clients implement disruptive business models is our purpose here at Aabyss, and we literally travel the globe to achieve it!
Fax machines have moved from office essential to dust collector in the space of 15 years. The development of the internet and printers outdated the fax machine quicker than most expected. Despite this, as printers are often all-in-one fax machines can still be found in the majority of offices and whilst forgotten about they can pose a big security risk.
TSB customers have reported a significant increase in phishing attacks connected to the recent TSB IT incident. A total of 176 complaints have been made since April 30 as hackers seize the opportunity to try and attack the vulnerable bank's customers. Nearly four weeks on from the banking meltdown the issue has not been averted and it has become an easy payday for hackers and scammers. With people’s apps and online banking being down this has allowed hackers to make off with thousands of pounds worth of savings from peoples accounts due to similar looking emails requesting personal account information, something a bank would never do over email.
The British government have promised to spend £150m on its cyber defences against the “growing threat” of cyber-attacks. This follows on from WannaCry which struck last year and affected nearly 600 GP practices and 80 trusts.