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The latest round up of legal and regulatory developments and other news on cybersecurity from the Datonomy blogging team at Olswang LLP. UK policy and regulatory developments
  • The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (DBIS) has published cybersecurity guidance for small businesses.  The guide details how stronger passwords, up-to-date software and staff training can go a long way in protecting company assets and goodwill.  The guide also emphasises that in 2014, 60% of small businesses experienced a cyber breach and that the average cost of the worst breach was between £65,000 and £115,000.
  • On 9 March the Government announced various new initiatives to boost entry into the cyber security profession. The Government press release estimates the UK cyber security industry to be worth £6 billion, employing 40,000 people – with significant growth predicted in the coming years.
  • With the Apple Watch and other wearable tech much in the news this week, CERT … Continue Reading ››