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4th November 2020 Issue no. 532
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With the ever-changing post coronavirus world, the ability to communicate virtually has never been more important. This is why ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is improving its customer experience and launching the ASSA ABLOY Customer Support app.
Free to download on Apple and Android mobile devices, the app enables customers to quickly and conveniently contact the right customer service team within ASSA ABLOY in the UK. The app provides customers with remote technical product support via live streaming, alongside instant access to useful product resources.
You think your firm has cyber security problems? The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) receives over a quarter of a million malicious email attacks every day, according to official figures.
Data revealed under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act by the Parliament Street think tank's cyber security team, showed that an average of 283,597 malicious emails were blocked by the organisation every day over the first eight months of 2020.
Security dogs are well known for their super sniffing abilities - money, drugs, explosives. However, recent trials have been successful in using canines to sniff out Covid-19 leading to enquiries for commercial use in shops, airports, transport hubs and public spaces in the UK.
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It makes for grim reading if you live in the North, because 7 out of the top 10 worst places for burglaries are towns located in the North of England, according to a survey of 2,000 respondents by CCTV installer CCTV.co.uk.
Following the news that the ICO has issued British Airways with a £20m fine - the largest it has handed out to date - for failing to protect its customers' personal data in a previous cyber-attack, Paul Cahill, data breach solicitor at Fletchers Data Claims, outlines how this ruling might affect data breach liabilities moving forwards.
"Whilst it might seem that BA has had a lucky escape here - with the original notice from the ICO suggesting a fine of £183.9 million - the ICO's decision is likely to have large companies reviewing their data security arrangements and seeking to strengthen their protection against cyber-attacks.