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August 2, 2015

Monthly roundup from CST
Your guide to the IT news this month
. Your guide to the IT news this month

Welcome to the July edition of our information and system security monthly news roundup.

Each month our newsletter covers current and emerging issues from the world of IT, technical tips, security events, best practice advice and ideas that can reduce budget spend and maximise return on investment.

The six types of hacker revealed

Six categories of hacker have been identified in a bid to help webmasters better understand them – and protect against attacks.

Some are common criminals whilst others regard their operations as more honourable. So which have you heard of?

Security improvements lead the way in iOS 9

Apple’s next major operating system release will be dominated by some key improvements in security, namely the introduction of a six-digit simple passcode to replace the current four-digit system and two-factor authentication.

Hacks could cost UK businesses £1.46 million

The financial threat posed by cyber-attacks is becoming more serious for companies both large and small. The number of businesses affected is on the rise and the average value of a security breach is higher than it was 12 months ago.