SMEs not taking cybersecurity seriously

Although businesses in the UK were recently affected by the WannaCry and Petya ransomware, research has found that many of the country’s SMEs are not taking cyberthreats seriously. Webroot, a security company, conducted a survey that offered astonishing results. It revealed that merely 42 per cent of IT decision makers in the US, Australia and […]

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UK Government urges students to enrol in cybersecurity programme

The UK Government has launched a £20 million cybersecurity schools programme and is urging students aged 14 to 18 years to enrol. The Government hopes that this scheme will help address the increasing skills shortage that the country is facing. The Cyber Schools Programme rolled out by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports […]

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SMEs to benefit from Bristol City Council’s fibre backhaul network

The Bristol City Council has chosen Hub Network Services to offer wholesale access to its BNET fibre optics network. This network extends to about 80km, covering nearly the entire city. This means that small business owners in Bristol will be able to enjoy ultrafast Internet connectivity if they begin using this network. The council purchased […]

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UK Government committed to high-speed Internet delivery

Matthew Hancock, Minister of State for Digital and Culture, has reiterated that the UK Government is completely committed to providing full-fibre Internet and 5G mobile connectivity as part of the country’s digital strategy even after the UK exits the European Union. Talking about the country’s digital infrastructure policy, Mr Hancock said that the Government is […]

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Cyber experts should increase efforts following ransomware attacks

Governments and computer users across the world should take IT security more seriously, according to cyber experts from Oxford University. Last week, a wave of ransomware attacks incapacitated computers across the world. The UK was affected when NHS computers in Oxfordshire hospitals and surgeries were locked during these cyberattacks, which led many to ask who […]

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