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Combatting CEO Fraud Email Scams
Combatting CEO Fraud Email Scams
Fraud and cyber crime—which includes any criminal act dealing with computers and networks—are the most common criminal offences in the United Kingdom, according to the most recent data from the Office for National Statistics. In fact, in 2015, approximately 8,000 people and companies each month reported being the target of a phishing scam, which involves fraudsters accessing valuable personal...

5 Social Engineering Strategies That Threaten Your Company
5 Social Engineering Strategies That Threaten Your Company
 Regardless of how much your company may have invested in its cyber security, there will always be one glaring vulnerability — the people that work there. Instead of using sophisticated and malicious computer codes, cyber criminals employ social engineering strategies to gain access to your company’s confidential information. These strategies are meant to persuade, trick, blackmail,...

Ransomware - what is it, what to look out for, and how to protect your business?
Ransomware - what is it, what to look out for, and how to protect your business?
What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a piece of malicious software that encrypts all of the data on a company’s or private user’s network and that can only be decrypted after paying cyber criminals a ransom—between £500 and £1,000 on average, though, according to a report by IBM, half of the 600 surveyed companies affected spent more than $10,000 (~£8,000) while...