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News spread this week about the UK police force supplier of forensics services being held to ransomware, and the subsequent suspension of their use by the police. The supplier now says everything is back to normal, but data breach repercussions can be lasting for the judicial system, including bottlenecks and delays to some court cases, in the midst of fear of potentially tainted findings. While this was a cyber attack on a private company, the UK government stands to bear the greatest impact as this is their principal supplier of forensic services and analysis – says risk management experts riskmethods, read more of their commentary on the situation here and the full story on The Guardian. Interestingly, Forbes has examied the Top 10 Cybersecurity companies to watch – read more here.

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