Will MPs’ TalkTalk Hack Recommendations Make the UK More Secure?

TechWeek Europe

A parliamentary select committee investigation established in the wake of the £60 million cyber attack on TalkTalk last year has published its recommendations on how such threats can be mitigated and prevented.

MPs want the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to be granted more powers, a greater range of financial and custodial penalties for serious offences, and measures to improve the awareness of cyber threats among both businesses and citizens.

You can read a more in-depth look into the report here, but what does the security industry think about the proposals?