Brits fearful of smart home revolution

SMART HOME SCEPTICS: THREE QUARTERS OF BRITS ARE FEARFUL OF CONNECTED HOMES

  • Smart home tech is predicted to reduce bills and the cost of home insurance – but MoneySuperMarket reveals 76% of Brits are wary of potential risks 
  • Concerns include hacking and unapproved data collection
  • Data also reveals the nation’s dream smart gadgets, including auto-spray devices for cold callers and robot dogs programmed to do chores

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Extreme skiing in Japan, and Heli Skiing

Over the past 10 years, Japan has seen a huge increase in British skiers visiting the country to experience for themselves the famous powder. The unique thing about Japan is the snow quality, it really is pillow soft. You can’t make snowballs as the powder just leaks through your fingers. The result? Vast quantities of the lightest and fluffiest powder snow known to humankind. This makes it a surreal skiing experience, and one that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Lift passes are among the cheapest of any destination, with prices far cheaper than Europe or the US, meaning plenty of extra money to spend enjoying the local area.

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UK gets ready for Security Serious Week to help UK businesses address skills shortage

Security Serious Week taking place next week as part of European Cyber Security Awareness Month.  Security Serious is an initiative set up by Eskenzi PR to make use of all of our contacts and connections within the IT security industry to give free and impartial advice to UK businesses about issues they are facing on a daily basis.

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Sonic Drive-In data breach puts millions of debit and credit cards at risk

It was reported overnight that Sonic Drive-In, a fast-food chain with nearly 3,600 locations across 45 U.S. states, has acknowledged a breach affecting an unknown number of store payment systems. The ongoing breach may have led to a fire sale on millions of stolen credit and debit card accounts that are now at risk of being sold on the dark web.

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