12.3 million Brits have been victims of online fraud

News has broken that one in four people have been victims of fraud when shopping online – with 8% duped more than once, according to a fraud tracker. Of all shoppers tricked whilst purchasing items online, £608 was lost on average – with one in seven defrauded by more than £1,000. When comparing the difference between women and men, the cost of fraud is higher for men – incurring a loss of £139 more.

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Investigation into national security vetting

The failure of the UK’s security vetting provider to process applications on time has the potential to affect the government’s ability to conduct official business, including high-risk and high-profile projects, according to an investigation by the National Audit Office. This comes at a time when threats to the UK are considered to have increased in scale, diversity, and complexity.

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Protak Scientific with the support of the MHRA form an Enzymatic Indicator and Rapid Decontamination Validation Industry focus group

The MHRA have agreed to support Protak Scientific in the formation of a UK focus group to discuss the use of Enzyme Indicators in the UK. The MHRA have seen the potential of the use of Enzymatic Indicators to measure Decontamination Validation and have offered to support industry and provide a regulator’s perspective and assistance to interested parties.

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