Protect Your Business from CEO attack

Protect your business from fake CEO attack

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) of the FBI is reporting that email-based social engineering attacks were the most commonly reported cybercrime category in the US in 2017. Business e-mail compromise (fake CEO attack) and fake investment scams targeting companies and not for profit organisations resulted in an estimated loss of over $676 million dollars.…

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Private Equity firms at risk from cyber attack

9th August 2018 General Partners in UK private equity firms are under increasing pressure to mitigate the business risks associated with the exponential growth in cyber crime. They also face the burden of complying to strict data security requirements of European regulations which include the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Alternative Investment Fund…

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What is cyber security?

As a regular commentator on the cyber security industry, I am frequently surprised at the seeming lack of understanding of what cyber security is and how it can be used by an organisation to truly mitigate the growing risk of cyber attack. This is often demonstrated by the incorrect (and annoying) use of the terms,…

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UK law firms face increased cyber attack

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published its first report into the cyber threat to UK law firms. The highlights of this document were presented at the UK Legal Sector Breakfast Briefing on the 19th July. Ciaran Martin, Chief Executive Officer NCSC, confirmed, “Like all businesses, law firms are increasingly reliant on IT and…

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