GDPR Summit London – the foremost GDPR event

Following on from two highly successful GDPR Conference events, GDPR Conference Europe is now presenting the GDPR Summit London ahead of next year’s historic legislation change. The GDPR Summit London will take place at a state-of-the-art venue at 155 Bishopsgate in the heart of London on October 9th and promises to be yet another insightful event, aimed at […]

WannaCry virus fails to stimulate surge in cyber insurance, according to FWD broker research

The recent ‘WannaCry’ ransomware virus attack was heralded as the wake-up call for businesses concerned about their cyber security. A recent survey of 250 UK insurance broking firms, however, shows that following the attack there has surprisingly been little increase at all in the number of enquiries for Cyber insurance cover. The research, carried out […]

JD Wetherspoon purposely deletes entire mailing list

Last week 23rd June JD Wetherspoon announced that it will stop sending newsletters via email and has deleted its entire email mailing list. Chief Executive John Hutson announced it in an email to subscribers: “Many companies use email to promote themselves, but we don’t want to take this approach – which many consider intrusive,” He […]

Cyber threat to professionals at all time high

Professional firms, particularly those handling money for mortgage lenders, are increasingly at risk of high level cyber-attacks, according to leading experts in the field of law, finance and mortgage lending. Speaking at the Mortgage Tech UK conference Tuesday (27th June) Georgina Squire, Partner at solicitors Rosling King, warned professionals of the dangers that cyber-attacks impose […]

Ukrainian accounting software is the infection vector for GoldenEye ransomware attack

Bitdefender has proven that MeDOC, the Ukrainian accounting software, is the infection vector for the global GoldenEye ransomware outbreak. Bogdan Botezatu, Senior e-Threat Analyst explains “Our internal telemetry shows that some infections with #GoldenEye have been triggered by the compromised update of the MeDOC accounting software. A number of our customers in Ukraine where our solutions […]