Three Kent councils suffer cyber attack

Three Kent councils suffer cyber attack

The ICO has confirmed a recent data breach in three Kent councils in an incident which appears to be linked to a shared IT service supplier. Canterbury City Council, Dover District Council and Thanet District council all suffered disruption to their online services...
Cyber attack on the Electoral Commission

Cyber attack on the Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission recently announced it had become a victim of a ‘complex cyber attack’ which has the potential to affect millions of UK voters. In a statement issued on 8 August 2023 the Electoral Commission revealed the attack took place in...
Cyber attack on the Electoral Commission

Capita cyber incident

On 31 March, Capita reported that they were experiencing an IT outage due to a cyber incident. Recently they issued an updated statement, which confirms there is some evidence that data has been taken from their systems. This means there is an increased risk to the...
Autocomplete and data breaches

Autocomplete and data breaches

Cyber security Autocomplete and data breaches Matt Smith, SEGWARP Group Manager 08 April 2022 I have been facilitating cyber security groups for nearly 20 years now. WARPs or Warning, Advice & Reporting Points (you may have heard of them) are communities of trust,...
Cyber attack on the Electoral Commission

October is Cyber Awareness Month

Cyber Security Cyber Awareness Month Sarah Cope, Business Development Manager 11 October 2021 This month is Cyber Awareness Month so there is no better time for local government in the South East to review their cyber risk amid a greater number of attacks on...

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