Here’s your Risk Digest for the Week Ending 4th November 2016.
Barclays Bank has announced that a “Glitch” has caused some customers to be charged twice.
Twitter’s promoted tweet service has been used by cyber criminals to dupe its users into handing over login credentials and payment information as part of a credit card phishing scam.
Health & Safety
A lorry driver who caused the deaths of four while scrolling through music on his mobile phone had signed a declaration against using his mobile phone while driving just hours before the incident.
Over 300 people have been taken ill after a suspected outbreak of norovirus at Wahaca, a Mexican restaurant chain.
The DVLA has announced that drivers who complete their CPC Card Periodic Training more than a 12 months before their deadline will no longer be sent their card straight away
As the colder, wetter weather arrives, is your organization ready for the potential strain?
Organisations are being encouraged to begin preparing staff and machines for the new, more secure £1 coin.
The vast festival of Diwali, with all its fireworks displays, has left India in a blinding smog.
The Government has rejected plans for a plastic-bag style charge on “disposable” coffee cups.
Tesla has demonstrated the first solar roof tiles, designed to be more efficient and more aesthetically pleasing that roof-mounted solar panels.
Properties with low energy efficiency ratings could soon become very difficult to let or sell, as tenants look for cost savings a longevity.
In her second article on artificial intelligence, Dr Helen Beers, technical lead at the HSE’s foresight centre at the Health and Safety Laboratory, explains the current trends of AI, including how machines obtain knowledge and the future implications of this.
Google has created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can produce cyber security encryption independent of human-made algorithms.
Today is National Stress Awareness Day. “Stress” is a word we seem to be hearing a lot these days, yet despite Health and Safety Law requiring organisations to take appropriate combative steps, some are still lagging behind on dealing with the problem itself.
Government outlines ambition to make technology the poster child for Britain’s economy after EU exit, but Brexit and unanswered questions remain
Brexit Court Defeat for UK Government
Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court has ruled.
The Lighter Side
Public Asked to Record Witch Markings
Members of the public are being asked to help create a record of ritual markings on buildings that were once believed to ward off evil spirits.
If you’ve ever wondered what the world looks like through the eyes of a child, then look no further than the Instagram feed Things I have drawn.
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