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Cybercrime is costing British businesses £34 billion per year, including £18bn in lost revenue, according to the Centre for Economics and Business Research. But it appears that the majority of British businesses have yet to take cybercrime seriously, even given the threat of EU legislation which could involve huge fines for beaches. This was the subject of a roundtable discussion by a panel of leading cybersecurity experts, convened by Super North in the offices of Deloitte in Manchester.
We recently held a media and broadcast cyber security event, co-sponsored by Deloitte and the Association for International Broadcasting, where leading figures from the cyber security world shared their thoughts on current challenges and solutions for the industry. The event was held under Chatham House rules, so I won’t disclose or quote anything that was discussed, but I wanted to give you a flavour of the day and its focus.
With a single law for data protection across Europe on its way, the privacy debate is a hotter topic than ever before. But what will this really mean for the Telco industry?
Have you heard about how Target, a large US retailer, discovered that a teenager was pregnant even before her father did? The retailer attaches a Guest ID to credit cards, allowing it to subsequently track consumption habits.
'Network neutrality' – providing fair access to the Internet, regardless of the type of content – has long generated plenty of debate and controversy.