Where GDPR leaves brands on social

With a year to go to the deadline for GDPR compliance, Q1 2017 saw a 61.5% increase in paid media spend across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Snapchat according to our analysis of a representative sample of the brands managed through 4C Social. As of May 2018, online media will be cast into a […]

Maidstone firm responsible for nuisance calls fined £50,000

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a £50,000 fine to MyHome Installations Ltd for pursuing people who had specifically opted out of telephone marketing. The ICO received 169 complaints concerning the calls to phone numbers listed on the Telephone Preference Service (TPS), the UK’s official opt-out of telephone marketing register. The complaints from members […]

Honda affected by Wannacry: best practice tips

Following the revelation that Honda has found WannaCry ransomware on its computer networks which brought production to a halt, below are some best practice tips from A10 Networks’ Systems Engineering Director, EMEA to help you protect yourself, your business and your machines from malware like WannaCry: Download the latest patches. Update your operating system to […]

Honda’s Japan plant hit by WannaCry

Honda is the latest company to fall victim to the WannaCry malware. Honda temporarily halted production of over 1000 vehicles in one of their plants to the north-west of Tokyo, after the company discovered they were infected late on Sunday. A Honda spokeswoman told AFP that production resumed on Tuesday. She added: “There is a […]

2017 Trustwave global report reveals cybersecurity trends

The 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report reveals the top cybercrime, data breach and security threat trends from 2016. The report demonstrates both good and bad news in the world of cybersecurity as intrusion detection and breach containment times were relatively better, but other threats like malvertisements became cheaper and malicious spam saw increases. Key highlights from […]