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Security Updates 26th October 2018

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The latest news from the sector sees Cathay Pacific hack affect 10 million customers, Facebook gets slammed with a £500,000 fine from the ICO, IT Governance provides a useful check-list for SMEs looking to protect themselves against data breach regulatory headaches and more… Cathay Pacific Hack Affects 10 Million Passengers Worldwide The personal identifiable information […]

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Your Online Ad Updates

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This week finds Facebook cracking down on Clickbait and “dodgy” political adverts whilst launching a war room to combat negative content, Bing has launched a new BingBot technology to help crawl more efficiently, Google Ads unveils new reporting tools to help marketers understand landing page reach, and more … Facebook to “Out” Political Advertising Funders […]

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Ad Updates – 07.09.18

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Here are your latest online ad updates (below) Previous articles are here : https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/230818-paid-online-ad-updates-mike-knight-fcim/ https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/170718-paid-online-ad-updates-mike-knight-fcim/ https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/030718-paid-online-ad-updates-mike-knight-fcim/ https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/paid-online-ad-updates-mike-knight-fcim/ The news this week finds Google publishing support for its new “responsive search” platform, The Drum offers unique insight into consumer attitudes and the importance of ad view duration timescales, The NY Times argues Amazon will be the […]

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IT Security Updates 31.08.18

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Hi again and welcome to our latest ‘Essential IT Security Updates’ newsletter : essential reading for IT security and data protection leaders like you wanting to stay ahead of developments and news in this ever-changing sector. Feel free to use this content in your marketing or simply to keep abreast for yourself and your team. […]

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Paid Ad Updates 23.08.18

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Hi and here’s your latest Online Ads Updates … keeping you in the picture … This week finds HootSuite getting a definitive answer to the age-old long vs. short form ad question, Google has announced a raft of new changes to its platform and its responsive ads technology, Entrepreneur Magazine outlines some alternatives to Google […]

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‘See In The Dark’ Phone Camera

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Chinese electronics company Huawei is heading to the European market with a smartphone that uses a long exposure and AI to take photos in near-dark conditions without a flash. How? The revolutionary phone camera is able to gather enough light to take a photo in near dark conditions thanks to an exposure lasting up to […]

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Contactless ‘Pay to Pray’

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The Church of England has announced that it will be able to accept contactless card payment for donations at 16,000 churches, cathedrals and religious sites. Why? The Church of England raises a whopping £580m every year in donations, but in today’s society, particularly among young people, cash is carried less often, and there is a […]

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£870 Million Super-Cyber-Crook Captured

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The suspected leader of the criminal gang behind the Cobalt and Carbanak malware campaigns that targeted banks and netted £870 Million has been arrested in Spain. The Carbanak & Cobalt Malware Attacks Cobalt and Carbanak are names of the different generations of malware, increasing in sophistication – 3 were used in all – which the […]

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Facebook Revamps Privacy Settings

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In a move that Facebook says was due to happen before the recent personal data harvesting scandal, the social media giant has updated its privacy tools to make users more informed and in control. 50 Million Profiles Harvested The high-profile outcry that followed revelations over data from 50 million profiles that were harvested for use […]

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Your Computer Data Stored … On DNA?

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British scientists believe they have developed a technique that will enable them to store computer files in DNA code. Why? Data storage takes up a huge amount of space. It is estimated that there is now 3 zettabytes (3000 billion billion bytes) of digital data, with more being generated all the time. Also, storage media […]