Cybersecurity is posing an increased risk to organisations each year, but despite the growing nature of the threat, the issue is still underrepresented on the boardroom agenda. As Mike Newman, CEO My1Login  explains that instead, cybersecurity is overlooked over other IT initiatives that are easier to digest at the board level, leaving many organisations carrying a significant risk. Directly ...

Action to stem the COVID 19 pandemic losses has hit the UK’s SMEs hard with many now facing a mountain of debt including Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) , Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS ) and VAT deferment. Whilst a slow and precarious recovery is now in sight, businesses are struggling to make profit whilst facing unprecedented levels ...

Publishers and retailers have warned of potential delays on Christmas books as the shortage of lorry drivers affects deliveries. Waterstones, the UK’s biggest high street bookseller, said it had upped stocks of books by a quarter and ordered early to try to offset distribution problems as several publishers admitted that deliveries were under strain. “We will have shops fuller ...

Rishi Sunak has given the date of 27 October for his autumn budget, announcing plans to support public services and revive the economy with £140bn of extra spending. Setting the scene for more expansive and interventionist policies than seen under recent Conservative administrations, the chancellor said he wanted to balance extra cash for public services with “keeping the public ...

Business groups reacted with dismay to the government’s national insurance hike and surcharge on dividend income to boost health and social care spending from next April, calling it a tax on jobs and a blow to the economic recovery. The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) said the extra financial burden from higher tax charges ignored the damage suffered by ...

Employers planned to make the fewest job cuts for seven years last month, suggesting that the end of the furlough scheme will not trigger a sharp rise in unemployment. Figures show that 12,687 jobs were earmarked for redundancy in August, down 11 per cent since July, according to the Insolvency Service. The numbers indicate that the previously anticipated surge ...

Interest rates might need to rise next year if the recovery continues and inflation gets stickier, a Bank of England policymaker has said. Michael Saunders, an external member of the Bank’s monetary policy committee and the sole rate-setter to vote last month to scrap the final scheduled £50 billion of quantitative easing, said that the economy probably had recovered ...

Even for those of us who grew up in a time before the internet, it’s difficult to imagine living without it now. The internet has changed nearly everything about how we live. It’s shaped how we consume media, research and study, plan and book vacations, work and play. The last 20 years have seen constant technological developments, but compared ...

One very important element of cybersecurity that is becoming ever more salient is intrusion detection. This  is techniques that are designed to detect malware intrusions. Why is this so important? The answer is very straightforward; primarily it is there to detect the presence of malware -malicious software. Adding to that, there are several other types of intrusions and data ...

Constant website growth is vital for the long-term success of any online business, says Lithuanian entrepreneur Modestas Mankus. With so many businesses going online, especially since COVID-19 devastated so many physical stores, the need for a quality website has become more critical than ever. To give some advice on website growth Modestas Mankus, the founder of Talks Media Group ...

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