Data breach fine for UK university

Data breach fine for UK university

The Information Commissioner (ICO) has imposed a fine of £120,000 on the University of Greenwich for a data breach that left the personal details of thousands of students exposed online. What happened? The breach was discovered back in February 2016, but actually...
Slack ‘Actions’

Slack ‘Actions’

Chat App ‘Slack’ has announced the introduction of a new ‘Actions’ feature that makes it easier for users to create and finish tasks without leaving by having access to more 3rd party tools. What is Slack? Slack, launched way back in 2013, is a Silicon...
Facial recognition in the classroom

Facial recognition in the classroom

A school in Hangzhou, capital of the eastern province of Zhejiang, is reportedly using facial recognition software to monitor pupils and teachers. Intelligent classroom behaviour management system The facial recognition software is part of what has been dubbed The...
BYODs linked to security incidents

BYODs linked to security incidents

A study by SME card payment services firm Paymentsense has shown a positive correlation between bring your own device (BYOD) schemes and increased cyber -security risk in SMEs. BYOD Bring your own device (BYOD) schemes / policies have now become commonplace in many...
TalkTalk super router security fears persist

TalkTalk super router security fears persist

An advisory notice from software and VR Company IndigoFuzz has highlighted the continued potential security risk posed by a vulnerability in the WPS feature in TalkTalk’s Super Router. What vulnerability? According to IndigoFuzz, the WPS connection is insecure...