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Cyber risks evolving faster than business capabilities, says accountancy body

The speed at which cyber attacks are evolving is not being matched by the speed at which businesses are improving their capabilities to address cyber security risks, the Institute for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has said. 30 Oct 2014

Singapore businesses encouraged to share datasets via new platform

Businesses operating in Singapore are being encouraged to make their datasets searchable on a new central platform in a bid to better publicise available datasets and enable the information to be put to use by others. 29 Oct 2014

Out-Law Guides

  • Cryptography

    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in January 2013 .

  • Security aspects of e-business

    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in January 2013.

  • Crime

    This article is based on UK law.  It was last updated in June 2009.

  • Identity theft and credit card fraud

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Electronic patient record system launched in Cambridgeshire hospitals in drive towards 'paperless' NHS

A new electronic system for managing patient data has been launched at two hospitals in Cambridgeshire in a move which will eventually see the hospitals operate on a paperless basis. 29 Oct 2014

Internet of things devices could be used to support DDoS attacks

The increase in the number of devices being manufactured in the 'internet of things' (IoT) age gives criminals new opportunities for launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, a new report has warned. 27 Oct 2014

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