The Dixons Carphone data breach will go down as one of the biggest data breaches at a single firm in UK history – and is a stark reminder to all businesses that we live in a new era of cyber security.
Tech and Innovation
Many companies have looked to alternative solutions when it comes to internal communication to avoid adding to the volume of email traffic. But when you’re aiming to better connect with people, is it right to start with the tech?
Technology has the power to make our lives much easier, but from time to time some of us still suffer from a creeping technophobia. How useful is that to us?
The recent Dixons Carphone data breach has attracted more eyes than usual, as businesses wait to see how things pan out in this post-GDPR era.
The UK has produced some of the world’s most iconic retail brands, and none arguably more so than Marks and Spencer. Many were surprised when it made the decision to close 100 stores by 2022, accelerating a reorganisation that it says is “vital” for its future.
On a mission to make it easy for consumers to find the perfect local service provider online, entrepreneurs Andrew Michael and Kai Feller set up Bark.com in 2015. Real Business caught up with Feller, who revealed how to nurture innovation and drive growth at a tech firm.
Do you ever log on to a public WiFi hotspot to check on your bank balance, transfer money or maybe make online purchases? If the answer to these questions is yes, then according to Santander, your personal or online banking security could be compromised in just minutes.
Bitcoin may be the most high-profile cryptocurrency, but there are others out there – and businesses can take advantage of speedy payments and low transaction fees. Does it make sense for your business?
Despite a growing awareness of cyber risks amongst businesses, a lack of knowledge about which bespoke protections are increasingly available to SMEs is threatening reputations and, ultimately, profit margins.
With advancements in technology, it’s become all too tempting, and easy, for tech companies to dump as many features into their products as they can in the hope that each new feature will serve as a key point of differentiation.
The Internet Safety Strategy was launched last year, aiming to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online amidst the growing international phenomenon of cyber bullying.
With the new regulation deadline just a few days away, our GDPR doctor Neil Larkins assures one business owner that the new rules will still allow their team to use online collaboration tools.