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Kate O'Flaherty

Kate O'Flaherty is a freelance journalist with well over a decade's experience covering cyber security and privacy for publications including Wired, Forbes, the Guardian, the Observer, Infosecurity Magazine and the Times. Within cyber security and privacy, her specialist areas include critical national infrastructure security, cyber warfare, application security and regulation in the UK and the US amid increasing data collection by big tech firms such as Facebook and Google. You can follow Kate on Twitter.

Should your business worry about Russian cyber attacks?
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cyber warfare

Should your business worry about Russian cyber attacks?

What is the real Russian cyber security threat facing UK businesses, and how can organisations protect themselves?
7 Apr 2022
What is cloud ransomware and how can you avoid attacks?
Serverless cloud
Cloud

What is cloud ransomware and how can you avoid attacks?

With ransomware increasingly targeting cloud applications and data, as well as cloud-based companies, we explain how you can protect your business
25 Mar 2022
Rebooting your BYOD strategy
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BYOD

Rebooting your BYOD strategy

With hybrid working becoming the norm, there's a need for a device management overhaul. What does BYOD 2.0 look like?
10 Feb 2022
The UK's IoT proposals are riddled with ‘astonishing’ gaps
Image of small robots connected to represent a botnet
Internet of Things (IoT)

The UK's IoT proposals are riddled with ‘astonishing’ gaps

The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PTSI) Bill aims to address the connected devices security nightmare, but experts agree it …
19 Jan 2022
The risks and strategies of using privacy as a business differentiator
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privacy

The risks and strategies of using privacy as a business differentiator

With privacy increasingly driving customer decisions, here’s how to make it a differentiator for your business
13 Dec 2021