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UK data watchdog urges vigilance amid heightened cyber threat

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ICO reports ‘steady and significant’ increase in cyber-attacks against UK firms over past two years

Employees should report any suspicious emails rather than delete them and firms must step up their vigilance against cyber-attacks in the face of a heightened threat from Russian hackers, the UK’s data watchdog has said.

John Edwards, the information commissioner, said a new era of security had begun where instead of blacking out windows, people needed to maintain vigilance over their inboxes.

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