The October 2015 cyber attack was a pivotal moment for TalkTalk, leading us to consider carefully what more we, and all businesses, can do to tackle the growing threat of cybercrime.
TalkTalk has always been serious about the risks, as well as benefits, of the online world. In 2011 we pioneered Homesafe, the first free filtering service to put parents in control of the content their children see online. In the same year, we became the first provider to launch free security features, as well as free scam and nuisance call blocking on our network.
We remain determined to do more, both within our own business (where we are implementing a major ongoing programme of security work), and also externally. In order to raise awareness of the risks and to share key learnings from our own experience, today TalkTalk is: