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Here is a snapshot of what we've been up to recently:
Hacking attacks on businesses don’t just result in the loss of highly sensitive information - they can see a company’s share price take a tumble too, new research suggests.
Hospitality operators are being encouraged to consider greater use of biometrics and other forms of technology as new research shows facial recognition, virtual assistants, wearable technology and virtual reality are proving popular among consumers.
British consumers are increasingly in favour of using biometric security rather than passwords for accessing online services like banking, new research from Equifax, the consumer and business insight firm, suggests.
Ordnance Survey (OS) has signed an agreement with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), negotiated by its technology transfer arm, Ploughshare Innovations, to allow it to licence various forms of cutting edge aerial mapping technology.
Ploughshare is delighted to announce the recognition in the New Years Honours for one of its non-Executive Directors Mike Carr, who has been awarded an OBE for services to Innovation.
Identity fraud in the UK has reached record levels with nearly 173,000 cases recorded in 2016 as young people are being increasingly targeted, fraud prevention organisation Cifas says.
The UK’s retail industry is “stepping up the fight” against the growing threat cyber crime poses to the country’s businesses and online shoppers.
Biometrics, digital security devices and other technology will be a key growth driver in the development of global travel security, according to new research from the World Economic Forum (WEF).
The Queen has opened the UK’s new national centre devoted to combating cyber attacks - as Britain’s businesses were warned they are not fully prepared to fight the rising threat presented by hackers.
Australia is set to bring in biometric technology so the vast majority of its 35 million annual visitors enter the country’s airports without the need for paper passports, identity cards or engaging with border control agents.
The UK Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has laid out a series of new recommendations for the Cabinet Office to address the major failures revealed regarding the protection of Government data, with the improved co-ordination of cyber defence moves across the public sector being a main area of focus.
Taxation body Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced that it is to roll out new voice recognition technology as of this month, which is aimed at speeding up and improving identification confirmation for customers using HMRC helplines.
A national review into cyber security has been launched by the British government in order to assess the degree to which the country is protected from the rising spate of cyber attacks that are taking place across the globe.
A new app and pocketbook designed to give citizens basic first aid skills in the event of a terror attack has just been launched.
A new report has predicted that more than 600 million mobile devices across the world will comprise some form of biometric authentication over the course of the next five years, highlighting the growing reliance on this form of security.