1493109711 <![CDATA[Ploughshare Innovations - News & Views - Blog]]> http://ploughshare.fourpeas.co.uk/? en enquiries@moresoda.co.uk Copyright 2017 2017-04-13T13:53:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Cyber security: hacking attacks ‘knock share price’]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/cyber-security-hacking-attacks-knock-share-price http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/cyber-security-hacking-attacks-knock-share-price#When:13:53:00Z Cyber security: hacking attacks ‘knock share price’

Posted on 13 April 2017 in Cyber

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.

Cyber]]> 2017-04-13T13:53:00+00:00
<![CDATA[Biometrics to play key role in hospitality sector, report says]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/biometrics-to-play-key-role-in-hospitality-sector-report-says http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/biometrics-to-play-key-role-in-hospitality-sector-report-says#When:07:58:00Z Biometrics to play key role in hospitality sector, report says

Posted on 07 April 2017 in Human ID

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.

Human ID]]> 2017-04-07T07:58:00+00:00
<![CDATA[Biometric banking ‘gaining popularity’ with Britons]]> http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/biometric-banking-gaining-popularity-with-britons http://www.ploughshareinnovations.com/blog/biometric-banking-gaining-popularity-with-britons#When:11:09:00Z Biometric banking ‘gaining popularity’ with Britons

Posted on 03 April 2017 in Human ID

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.

Human ID]]> 2017-04-03T11:09:00+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