Holding a gun to data

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With more and more businesses working remotely and using online transactions, Adam Bernstein considers the importance of taking cyber safety seriously

Cyber-attacks are in the news again. First seen in 1972 when a researcher working in the US on ARPANET, a precursor to the internet, created a computer program called Creeper that could move across ARPANET’s network. It left a breadcrumb trail wherever it went which read: ‘I’m the creeper, catch me if you can.’

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