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Don't Be the Next Victim of this Rising Crime: Tips to Fight Fraud
Don't Be the Next Victim of this Rising Crime: Tips to Fight Fraud
Regardless of industry and business size, fraud is a serious and costly concern that can wreak havoc within your organisation. Indeed, recent research from Experian UK found that the annual cost of fraud is on the rise, totalling £190 billion in the past 12 months. In the current era of rapidly evolving technology and increased risk of cyber-attacks, organisations are exposed to fraud now more...

500,000 Routers Affected by VPNFilter Malware
500,000 Routers Affected by VPNFilter Malware

Recently, researchers at Talos—a cyber-intelligence unit of Cisco—warned consumers of malware (malicious software) that specifically targets networking devices. The malware, which is known as VPNFilter, impacts an estimated 500,000 routers worldwide, particularly targeting devices from the following manufacturers:
LinksysMikroTikNetgearQNAPTP-Link
VPNFilter Could Collect Your...

Long read: The Overlooked Physical Exposures of a Cyber-attack
Long read: The Overlooked Physical Exposures of a Cyber-attack
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 represent a considerable hit, damage to an...

Following this Weekend's Ransomware Attacks - Here are 5 Tips to Keep Your Business Safe
Following this Weekend's Ransomware Attacks - Here are 5 Tips to Keep Your Business Safe
Following the highly publicised wave of Ransomware attacks over the weekend, which hit the NHS among 200,000 other victims in 150 countries according to Europol, ICB Group have put together 5 Tips to Keep Your Business Safe, to help you avoid being the subject of a Cyber or Ransomware attack.

1. Understand what a Cyber Ransomware attack is:
➤ Read our article 'What is Ransomware?'...

Cyber Security – Have you left the back door open?
Cyber Security – Have you left the back door open?

In this age of connectivity and access, the easier it is for you to reach your customer, the easier it is for people to reach you. It is therefore important to protect your systems and valuable data.
The world of Cyber security is no longer the remit of your ‘IT Manager’ it is now reaching the boardroom. Cyber crime is on the rise and it is extremely profitable. In fact “70%...

Cyber Risks, Cyber Insurance and 10 Tips for Cyber Security
Cyber Risks, Cyber Insurance and 10 Tips for Cyber Security
WHAT HAS CHANGED?

Cyber crime is the world’s fastest growing criminal activity and is the single biggest future risk to businesses. Whilst money is the primary motivational factor for cyber criminals, other factors such as ideology, sympathy, anger and espionage are also significant drivers of cyber crime.

“Cyber Crime has overtaken the drug trade as the most profitable form...