Mobile network operators have long been targets for fraud and revenue risk. The nature of these companies’ businesses – providing huge volumes of communications services to vast numbers of people – mean these companies generate significant revenues. Wherever revenues are large, risk of fraud will be too. Mobile service providers generate revenues in two ways. […]
Cybercrime is on the increase and this is becoming an increasingly serious issue for UK businesses. Research by the Business Continuity Institute has revealed that the top threat perceived by a business is a cyber-attack and in second place is the threat of data breach. Several high-profile businesses experienced cyber-attacks in 2016 and consequently, cyber-attacks […]
Why Global 2000 Companies Should Be Focused on Third Party Compliance The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25, 2018, strengthens data privacy rights for EU citizens and gives regulatory authorities greater powers to take action against companies that breach the law. The regulation introduces some tough new penalties […]
Today, a joint report from the National Crime Agency and the National Cyber Security Centre revealed that the rise of interconnected devices is creating a new, aggressive breed of hacker who targets individuals instead of entire systems. The report has predicted that “ransomware” will begin to be utilised against connected devices which contain personal data […]
Apricorn, a leading manufacturer of software-free, hardware-encrypted USB drives, today announced new research highlighting that a lack of rigor and consistency when it comes to protecting data poses significant security risks, as 70 per cent of IT decision makers agree that securing corporate data is an ongoing battle.
By James Milligan, Managing Director of Hays Digital Technology This week’s Budget saw one of the most drastic shake ups of the vocational careers system in a generation, and was a welcomed move by many. ‘T-Levels’ are planned to be introduced in the autumn, these are technical qualifications providing skills based courses on […]