Here’s your Risk Digest for the Week Ending 16th June 2017
INTERVIEW: Dave Palmer, the director of technology and co-founder of Darktrace talks IoT insider threats at Silicon’s Infosecurity 2017 stand.
British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned.
Health & Safety
A care home company has been fined almost half a million pounds after an elderly resident fell from her first floor window and died.
SUEZ Recycling and Recovery has been fined £220,000 after a worker was injured at its Billingham energy from waste site.
Mars Chocolate UK has taken the precautionary step of recalling a number of its chocolate products.
Penalty for ‘unacceptable’ water leaks comes three months after the company received a record fine for an untreated sewage leak.
The UK government is abdicating its responsibilities and “unfairly shifting the burden” of dealing with dirty air on to local authorities, says an industry body.
Jacobs Group modelling suggests clean energy target is also more expensive than an energy intensity scheme.
UK leads trend away from coal, with use down 52.5%, while China continues to consume less of the dirtiest fossil fuel
A Drone Could Save Your Life In The Time Before Paramedics Arrive
Drones are being trialled in Sweden as a way to get emergency medical care to patients who have suffered a cardiac arrest, in the precious window of time before an ambulance arrives.
Lots of major websites could be facing discrimination in the next few months.
Barclays has expanded its “DIY” investment service with the introduction of a suite of ready-made portfolios. But is the bank’s new offering, which is available from £50, good value or are you better off using an alternative?
On Thursday the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England decides as it does this time every month whether or not to raise interest rates.
Officials will press ahead with talks on Britain’s departure from the EU despite last week’s inconclusive General Election result.
There may be “fresh grass” for British businesses to pursue after Brexit, the Duke of York has said.
The Lighter Side
A terminally ill man is thought to be the first person with cancer to climb Mount Everest.
Do you want to watch two politicians prove they’re not out of touch by practicing a dance that went viral five years ago?
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