1490577068 <![CDATA[Ploughshare Innovations - News & Views - Blog]]> http://ploughshare.fourpeas.co.uk/? en enquiries@moresoda.co.uk Copyright 2017 2017-03-17T16:15:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Identity fraud ‘at record levels’]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/identity-fraud-at-record-levels http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/identity-fraud-at-record-levels#When:16:15:00Z Identity fraud ‘at record levels’

Posted on 17 March 2017 in

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.

<![CDATA[UK retail industry gets tough on cyber crime]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/uk-retail-industry-gets-tough-on-cyber-crime http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/uk-retail-industry-gets-tough-on-cyber-crime#When:19:07:00Z UK retail industry gets tough on cyber crime

Posted on 08 March 2017 in Cyber

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.

Cyber]]> 2017-03-08T19:07:00+00:00
<![CDATA[Biometrics identified as key driver of global travel and security]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/biometrics-identified-as-key-driver-of-global-travel-and-security http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/biometrics-identified-as-key-driver-of-global-travel-and-security#When:13:36:00Z Biometrics identified as key driver of global travel and security

Posted on 22 February 2017 in

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).

<![CDATA[Queen opens new National Cyber Security Centre]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/queen-opens-new-national-cyber-security-centre http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/queen-opens-new-national-cyber-security-centre#When:17:07:00Z Queen opens new National Cyber Security Centre

Posted on 15 February 2017 in Cyber

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.

Cyber]]> 2017-02-15T17:07:00+00:00
<![CDATA[Australia set to replace passports with biometrics]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/australia-set-to-replace-passports-with-biometrics http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/australia-set-to-replace-passports-with-biometrics#When:14:30:00Z Australia set to replace passports with biometrics

Posted on 09 February 2017 in Human ID, Defence and Security

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.

Human ID, Defence and Security]]> 2017-02-09T14:30:00+00:00
<![CDATA[Public Accounts Committee sets out recommendations to boost UK cyber defence]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/public-accounts-committee-sets-out-recommendations-to-boost-uk-cyber-defenc http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/public-accounts-committee-sets-out-recommendations-to-boost-uk-cyber-defenc#When:15:15:00Z Public Accounts Committee sets out recommendations to boost UK cyber defence

Posted on 02 February 2017 in

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.

<![CDATA[HMRC rolls out voice recognition technology]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/hmrc-rolls-out-voice-recognition-technology http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/hmrc-rolls-out-voice-recognition-technology#When:09:51:00Z HMRC rolls out voice recognition technology

Posted on 26 January 2017 in Human ID

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.

Human ID]]> 2017-01-26T09:51:00+00:00
<![CDATA[New cyber security review launched by UK govt]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/new-cyber-security-review-launched-by-uk-govt http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/new-cyber-security-review-launched-by-uk-govt#When:09:38:00Z New cyber security review launched by UK govt

Posted on 12 January 2017 in

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.

<![CDATA[App to help citizens in the event of a terrorist attack launched]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/app-to-help-citizens-in-the-event-of-a-terrorist-attack-launched http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/app-to-help-citizens-in-the-event-of-a-terrorist-attack-launched#When:14:12:00Z App to help citizens in the event of a terrorist attack launched

Posted on 05 January 2017 in Defence and Security

A new app and pocketbook designed to give citizens basic first aid skills in the event of a terror attack has just been launched.

Defence and Security]]> 2017-01-05T14:12:00+00:00
<![CDATA[600m mobile devices to include biometrics within next five years]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/600m-mobile-devices-to-include-biometrics-within-next-five-years http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/600m-mobile-devices-to-include-biometrics-within-next-five-years#When:11:46:00Z 600m mobile devices to include biometrics within next five years

Posted on 15 December 2016 in Human ID

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.

Human ID]]> 2016-12-15T11:46:00+00:00