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Cyber, data and breaches – the facts

In the first quarter of 2017, the number of data breaches was 39% higher than the same period of 2016. This shows that cyber crime and hacking is an ever-expanding…

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What should you do if your business is hacked?

If you run a business that relies upon technology to function and you find yourself on the receiving end of a hack or data breach, it can be easy to…

SMEs waking up to the risky reality of cyber

A recent article in BRINK revealed that an increasing number of SMEs are realising that no company is too small be victimised by cyber scams and hackers. These findings were…

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Can your password be cracked?

There is very often only a password standing between a thief and your company’s most valuable assets such as data, systems and networks. Passwords serve a simple purpose; to verify…

When does Cyber Insurance keep your email secure?

There are a host of email scamming techniques currently doing the rounds. Long gone are the days of an email from a mysterious Nigerian Prince, promising you millions in return for your…

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Objections to Cyber Insurance – and why you should ignore them

The need for Cyber Insurance can be a hard one to understand. Why do you need insurance to protect you from hackers? Your antivirus software does that doesn’t it? Well, kind of….

Online extortion demand affecting UK businesses

When people think cyber, they tend to jump straight onto the topic of hackers and hacking. But what does that actually look like? You might imagine a techno warrior illegally…

Cyber risks – more than just hackers

Cyber risks are an everyday occurrence. Hackers obviously still pose a significant risk, but simple things like leaving your laptop unlocked, losing your blackberry or opening an infected email pose…

The true cost of cyber crime

Fraudsters obtain HMRC tax payers information

Cyber criminals have reportedly been hacking in to the systems of HM Revenue & Customers (HMRC) in order to steal money using tax repayment claims. According to The Sunday Times, HMRC…

The true cost of cyber crime

Afternoon tea, chocolate cake and cybercrime

When you think of hacking and cybercrime, you’d be forgiven if the first thing springing to mind were a large corporation being taken down by a mysterious ‘Cyber Jedi’ –…