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{{But|However|Yet} as the National Cyber {Security|Safety And Security|Safety|Protection} Centre(NCSC) notes in its {new|brand-new} {guidance|assistance|support|advice}|As the National Cyber {Security|Safety And Security|Safety|Protection} Centre(NCSC) notes in its {new|brand-new} {guidance|assistance|support|advice}}, this {insurance|insurance coverage|insurance policy} {will|will certainly} not {fix|repair} your {security|safety and security|safety|protection} {issues|problems|concerns}, {and|as well as|and also} {won’t|will not} {prevent|avoid|stop|protect against} {a breach|a violation} or {attack|assault|strike} {taking {place|location|area}|occurring|happening}. “{{Just|Simply} as|Equally as} {homeowners|property owners|house owners|home owners} with {household|home|family|house} {insurance|insurance coverage|insurance policy} are {expected|anticipated} to have {adequate|sufficient|appropriate|ample} {security|safety and security|safety|protection} {measures|steps|procedures|actions} {in {place|location|area}|in position}, organisations {must|should|need to|have to} {{continue|proceed} to|remain to} {put|place} {measures|steps|procedures|actions} {in {place|location|area}|in position} to {protect|safeguard|secure|shield} what they {care {about|around}|appreciate|respect},” it said.SEE:Network {security|safety and security|safety|protection} {policy|plan} (TechRepublic {Premium|Costs})    

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