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In collaboration with Microsoft, Ingram Micro Cloud UK commissioned market research firm YouGov to survey 1,000 workers employed by small and mid-size businesses with 50 to 250 employees in the UK, to understand what they want from the modern workplace and how well-placed businesses are to satisfying their requirements. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Help Net Security

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According to its Top Six Security and Risk Management Trends, Gartner said that “business leaders are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact cybersecurity can have on business outcomes” and encouraged security leaders to harness this increased support and take advantage of its six emerging trends “to improve their organization’s resilience while elevating their own standing.” View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Infosecurity Magazine

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Scotland Yard has admitted that a trial of facial recognition tech in London resulted in precisely, er, zero arrests. The one-day pilot, carried out in Stratford, London, was to determine whether the controversial mug-identifying tech could be used as a method of identifying wanted violent criminals and cracking down on attacks. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Inquirer

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The developers of Gentoo Linux have revealed how it was possible for its GitHub repository to be hacked: someone deduced an admin’s password and perhaps that admin ought not to have had access to the repos anyway. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register

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As the rest of the stock market has struggled on heightened trade rhetoric and many big technology companies have faced regulatory scrutiny over data privacy issues, one subsector of that industry has been on fire: cybersecurity. Companies in the fund include Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, FireEye, Juniper Networks, CyberArk Software, Symantec and Cisco. Gartner recently projected cybersecurity spending to climb 7 percent to $93 billion this year compared with $86.4 billion in 2017. View Full...

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The frequency and severity of cyber attacks and data breaches has risen significantly in the last few years, as attacks increase in volume and variety. This exponential growth of the cyber threat is confirmed by figures from Business Continuity Institute (BCI), which have revealed that 53% of UK firms now consider a cyber attack as the main threat facing them in the near future. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Information Age

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The team behind the Trezor multi-cryptocurrency wallet service has discovered a phishing attack against some of its users that took place over the weekend. The Trezor team says "signs point toward DNS poisoning or BGP hijacking" as the means attackers hijacked legitimate traffic meant for the official wallet.trezor.io domain but redirected these users to a malicious server hosting a fake website. An investigation is still underway to determine the exact cause. View Full Story ORIGINAL...

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