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Safer Internet Day 2024 – Why cyber security is important for protecting young people

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID), a global annual initiative focussed on celebrating and reaffirming our commitment to keeping children safe online since 2004. iMeta helps people upskill in cyber security, but we rarely discuss the positive impact that cyber security has on society. We’re all about the ‘how’, but what about the ‘why’? In […]

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Ransomware Threats On the Rise Because of AI: What You Need to Know

Last week, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released a report warning that artificial intelligence (AI) has caused an increase in attempted ransomware threats, predicting that this trend will only worsen over the next two years. According to the NCSC’s latest assessment, cybercriminals were early adopters of AI as a tool, and as AI technologies […]

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How to Use Social Media Safely: Navigating the Digital Landscape

In our interconnected world, social media has become an integral part of our lives, offering a platform to connect with friends, stay updated on news, and share our experiences. However, with the convenience and benefits come responsibilities, especially when it comes to safeguarding your personal information. Let’s explore some essential tips on how to use […]

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Cyber security in the UK legal sector: how can UK law practices protect themselves in 2023? 

The UK legal sector has been warned of growing cyber security threats, with the Government urging increased and modernised defences. Following the release of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)’s Cyber Threat Update for 2023, it is now clear that law practices and legal departments across the country are facing a widening range of targeted […]