The National Crime Agency and the National Cyber Security Centre today issued a joint report which reveals the growing cyber threat facing UK businesses.
A poll out today from ICSA: The Governance Institute and recruitment specialist The Core Partnership finds that almost 60% of organisations polled have faced increased exposure to cyber risk in the past 12 months, with 77% of boards now regarding it as a board issue. ‘Cyber crime is one of the fastest growing crimes in […]
“The internet brings huge business opportunities and benefits, but it also brings risks. Every day there are cyber attacks on UK companies like yours, attempting to steal your information and money, or disrupt your business. It is increasingly important to manage these risks to take advantage of the internet whilst protecting your business.” HM Government […]
SonicWall has just released its latest Global Threat Report, and it contains reasons for cheer, alas it also has lots of reasons why you need to be afraid and take precautions. The good news: POS malware variants have declined by 93 per cent since 2014, the bad news: between 2015 and 2016 the number of […]
Cybercrime is a major issue, costing the global economy about £300 billion a year and small-to-medium size businesses (SME’s) are a growing target for Cyber Criminals. Cyber security threats affect every business and organisation regardless of size or industry and impact every department; finance, marketing, compliance, risk, legal and IT. The World Economic Forum (WEF) listed […]
A majority of businesses believe they are one step ahead of fraudsters, with a mere 13 per cent feeling they are lagging behind them, reveals new research. Despite over half (56%) of UK organisations being affected by fraud, confidence levels in fraud prevention techniques is remarkably high, reveals research from Callcredit Information Group. The Fraud […]
It’s ‘Safer Internet Day’ and on to mark the occasion, cyber risks expert, Justin Tivey, at Bond Dickinson, looks at what businesses and individuals alike need to do to protect themselves and remain safe on the Internet. The Internet is a wonderful tool for business, learning and recreation. The benefits and opportunities are many and […]
British businesses could be put at increased risk of cyber attack by the UK’s severe shortage of cyber security expertise, according to data released by the world’s biggest job site Indeed. In a global study of employer demand for cyber security expertise and the numbers of people searching for such roles, Britain’s cyber security skills […]