Posts Tagged: cyber crime

Protect Your Organisation: Theft Against Businesses Is on the Rise

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Theft is a serious concern for any organisation, regardless of size or industry. What’s more, recent research revealed that theft against businesses is on the rise. In fact, the Crime Survey for England and Wales discovered an 8 per cent increase in theft offences between 2017 and 2018—totalling over 3.5 million reported cases over the […]

Annual Data Breach Survey Results

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As data breaches remain a rising threat across industry lines and the GDPR celebrates its first anniversary, the past year has seen a continued increase in organisations prioritising cyber-security. And rightfully so—the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport recently released their annual cyber-security breaches survey, complete with robust statistics supporting the importance of implementing […]

The Results Are In: Cyber-security Ranks as 2019 Top Organisational Risk

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Between the variety of cyber-security concerns that companies faced throughout 2018—including compliance with the recently debuted GDPR, high-profile data breaches and social media privacy scandals, to name a few—it’s no surprise that the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing’s (ECIIA) Risk in Focus 2019 report found that organisations labelled cyber-security as their greatest risk. […]

Staying Secure: 2018 Cyber-trends

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Whether it be preventing a mass data breach or finding ways to comply with the GDPR, the need for cyber preparedness and resilience is at an all-time high. However, a recent survey from the Economist Intelligence Unit revealed that only 13 per cent of organisations feel that they’ve learned from past cyber-mistakes. Have a look […]

Use This Survey to Benchmark Your Annual Cyber-performance Against Your Peers

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Protecting your organisation with cyber-security measures is more important than ever as data breaches continue to be an everyday threat for businesses and charities throughout the United Kingdom. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport recently released its 2018 Cyber Security Breaches Survey, which exposes the most common cyber-breaches of the previous year and […]

The Overlooked Physical Exposures of a Cyber-attack

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More than ever before, organisations are aware of the potential financial impact of a cyber-attack. Many wrongfully assume that the steep, monetary burden of a cyber-attack (exacerbated by new, higher fines under the GDPR) is exclusively tied to damaged digital assets, lost records, and the price of investigating and reporting a breach. While those expenses […]

Cyber Crime – Tips for Travelling

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Staying safe while travelling involves more than simply locking your valuables in a hotel safe. Today, cyber crime is just as prevalent as a conventional crime. In fact, your digital property may be more valuable to criminals than your personal property. Before packing for your next business trip, take the following precautions to protect yourself […]