Posts Tagged: Cyber Risks

Why Your Business Needs to Bolster Their Cyber-security Involvement

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Although cyber-security has remained a top concern for UK organisations, recent data revealed that senior managers have yet to join the conversation. The government’s Cyber Governance Health Check discovered that just 16 per cent of corporate leaders demonstrated a full understanding of the potential impacts that a cyber-attack could have on their organisation. What’s worse, […]

AI Is Worth the Investment: Use These Top Tips for Implementation

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has frequently been thought of as an innovative, evolving form of technology with the potential to boost organisational success for companies across industry lines. However, many organisations still view AI as a thing of the future, using such an excuse to forego implementation. But in reality, recent data found that AI is […]

Revealed: Half of All Cyber-attacks Use This Technique

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While ‘island hopping’ might come across as a fun and tropical activity to try during your next holiday, this term carries a far more negative connotation in the realm of cyber-attacks. Indeed, island hopping refers to a data breach technique that occurs when cyber-criminals infiltrate smaller organisations—such as human resources, marketing or health care companies—in […]

Are You Protecting Your Business from These New Cyber-threats

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As technology continues to advance in the workplace, it has become even more critical to ensure proper cyber-security measures within your organisation. And one of the best ways to ensure robust cyber-risk management practices is by staying updated on the latest cyber-threats. In the recently released European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) […]

Addressing the Gap in Your Cyber-security Approach: Staff Training

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In the midst of the GDPR and a growing risk of cyber-attacks across industry lines, your organisation has more than likely bolstered their cyber-security practices in the past year. But have all of your staff members received the message? 60 per cent of UK businesses identified that they have a cyber-security skills gap Recent reports […]

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 […]

One Year Countdown Until GDPR: Is Your Organisation Compliant?

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In less than a year, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. The forthcoming guidelines are intended to create uniform data protection rules for EU member states. Despite Brexit, UK organisations that want to conduct business in the EU must also comply with the GDPR. The government has confirmed that the United […]

UK Companies’ Top 3 Risks in 2017

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Each new year brings with it a collection of challenges for businesses to overcome, and 2017 is no different. That is why your company needs to be adequately prepared for this year’s forecast, which includes digital threats and shifting economic conditions. According to a recent industry survey, the following three risks are the most significant […]

Recent Cyber Security News and Prosecutions

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British Heart Foundation and Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Fined. Fines Under GDPR Could Cost British Businesses £122 Billion.   British Heart Foundation and Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Fined Both the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) […]

Cyber Criminals Can Exploit Any Organisation’s Weaknesses, No Matter the Size

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On average, each UK business was subject to 230,000 cyber attacks in 2016, according to research provided by internet service provider, Beaming. Very few of these attacks were successful, but the sheer volume is noteworthy. In November, for the first time ever, more than 1,000 attacks per day hit individual company firewalls, contributing to an […]