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British Airways (BA) is on the receiving end of a GDPR fine of £183m from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), following a 2018 security breach.

This is the biggest fine ever handed out by the independent body set up to uphold information rights, and the first to be made public under new rules.

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Huwaei has rarely been out of the news lately – from its involvement in the UK’s 5G infrastructure to Google restricting the Chinese tech firm’s access to its Android operating system.

But what exactly is the problem with Huawei?

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If you use WhatsApp regularly, you’re one of 1.5 billion monthly users who use the messaging app to contact friends, family and colleagues. One of 1.5 billion users who could be at risk from a sophisticated security breach that enables hackers to take over your handset, just by calling it.

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Cyber crime is on the increase. Almost two-thirds (60%) of businesses have reported an attack in 2019, compared to fewer than half (45%) last year, according to research from Hiscox.

If you think your business isn’t at risk, think again.

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2018 was a big year for cyber attacks, with nearly half of businesses (43%) and a fifth of charities (19%) in the UK experiencing a cyber breach. As if those figures weren’t concerning enough, fewer than a third of businesses (27%) and less than a quarter of charities (21%) have formal cyber security policies in place, according to the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018 from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Here’s how to make sure your company’s cyber security procedures are all up to scratch…

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