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Serious Linux Vulnerability Last month a newly discovered critical vulnerability in ‘sudo’, a fundamental program present in all Linux and Unix operating systems caught my eye. The sudo vulnerability aka CVE-2001-3156, seemed to go under the radar after it was announced and patches were released on...

Worldwide, spending on cloud computing services is expected to climb to $1073 billion. It’s reshaped our vernacular too. A cloud is no longer just an amorphous, gaseous blob in the sky. It’s an ever-present technology in our lives. Snap a photo and it’ll likely be...

Although 3,800 security jobs were created, recruitment, expansion and financial growth slowed sharply against the previous year The number of UK cybersecurity businesses surged by 21% between 2019 and 2020 to number 1,483, with the industry as a whole bucking wider economic trends to create an...

At the end of January, a People in Law conference heard from Iain Harrison, a senior manager at EY about the difficulties and potential rewards of establishing a new hybrid working model once the pandemic has receded. Adam McCulloch listened in. Businesses must not confuse flexible...

Workers in the UK are happier working from home but also feel more pressure to be always available to bosses, according to new research published today. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a dramatic shift to remote working over the past year, with a large number of...

Peter says that the cyber-attacks on his company are relentless. "We see tens of different hacking attacks every single week. It is never ending." A senior computer network manager for a global financial services company, Peter (who did not want to give his surname, or the name...

The cloud infrastructure market in 2020 reflected society itself, with the richest companies getting richer and the ones at the bottom of the market getting poorer. It grew to $129 billion for the year, according to data from Synergy Research Group. That’s up from around...

Corporate leaders are increasingly elevating the importance of cybersecurity to their companies. But recent high-profile attacks show how much more needs to be done in the year ahead. Here are the five biggest cybersecurity challenges that must be overcome. The far-reaching cybersecurity breaches of 2020, culminating in the...

Two-thirds of remote workers risk potentially breaching GDPR guidelines by printing out work-related documents at home, according to a new study from Go Shred.   The confidential shredding and records management company discovered that 66% of home workers have printed work-related documents since they began working from home,...