Dido Harding

TalkTalk’s ex-CEO Dido Harding heads up the UK’s Coronavirus tracing app…

Imagine you’re the UK Government in the middle of the biggest crisis the country has faced since World War II.

How are you going to instill some confidence that citizens should install a new Coronavirus tracing app?

When it comes to security, TalkTalk is all talk talk…

British broadband provider TalkTalk is being criticised for its poor handling of a security incident affecting its customers.

No surprise there then.

TalkTalk fined record £400,000 for failing to prevent hack

Webpages vulnerable to SQL injection and software left unpatched for 3.5 years…

ICO investigation reveals the shoddy state of security at TalkTalk.

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CEO salaries should be linked to their firm’s cyber security, says UK parliament

Should the salaries of CEOs be linked to how well their company has protected itself against security threats?

British MPs certainly seem to think so.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.

Six months on from the TalkTalk hack – how has the firm suffered?

TalkTalk spent £42 million in the aftermath of its hack, and lost 110,000 subscribers.

And despite profits halving, it says it has “bounced back quite strongly.” Are consumers proving they have short memories?

Post-hack, TalkTalk treats defrauded customers poorly

TalkTalk offers defrauded customers a way to close their accounts without paying a termination fee… but check out the small print.

VIDEO: TalkTalk’s CEO offers some poor advice, following hack

Remember, it’s child’s play for phishers to forge the from: address in an email. Never use a correct from: address as an indicator that an email is legitimate.

Hacked TalkTalk says that it has received ransom demand

TalkTalk has said that it has received a ransom demand, after it suffered a hack which has potentially put the details of up to four million customers at risk.