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Cyber threat reports more than double during 2021

More reports allowing Police to target more criminals, inspector says

The number of potential cyber threats reported to Manx authorities has more than doubled during 2021.

The statistics from the constabulary come as the Island's annual cyber security conference, CyberIsle, takes place throughout today (19 October).

Police have received 423 reports so far this year compared with 189 in 2020.

Meanwhile, there's an ongoing programme to train officers on cyber security matters.

Inspector Gav Callow says more people reporting threats allows authorities to target more criminals:

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