Government Proposal That Could Leave UK Organisations Facing Fines Of £17 Million For Cyber Security Failures

News broke this morning that the UK government have announced proposals to impose severe financial penalties on companies with poor cybersecurity plans in place, with fines reaching up to £17 million. IT security experts commented below. Oliver Pinson-Roxburgh, EMEA Director at Alert Logic: “Essentially what the directive sets out to do is to drive security. In my experience […]

HBO Hack

What happens now? HBO is faced with a few questions that will shape their decision based on very limited information and the longer they wait to make a decision the more information they will have. If we take the new reports at face value that this is an extortion attempt then the decision to pay or […]