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Cyber security

ClearComm Goes Global

Data privacy, information and cyber security specialist, ClearComm, is going global and becoming Moore ClearComm to further strengthen its security offering to clients. 

Banks to introduce name checks on online payments in effort to combat authorised push payment (APP) fraud

The BBC reported last week that nearly £150m was stolen between January and July this year after bank customers were duped into transferring money into fraudsters’ bank accounts.

Banks to introduce name checks on online payments in effort to combat authorised push payment (APP) fraud

The BBC reported last week that nearly £150m was stolen between January and July this year after bank customers were duped into transferring money into fraudsters’ bank accounts.

A real world cyber security attack and what your business can learn from it

Despite having secure alpha numeric passwords for their servers, hackers managed to gain access overnight to a clients servers. No data was stolen, instead the hackers installed ‘ransomwear’ onto the servers (this encrypts all the data contained on them).

A real world cyber security attack and what your business can learn from it

Despite having secure alpha numeric passwords for their servers, hackers managed to gain access overnight to a clients servers. No data was stolen, instead the hackers installed ‘ransomwear’ onto the servers (this encrypts all the data contained on them).

Here, there and everywhere: the cyber threats facing small businesses

When cyber-attacks and data breaches hit the news, they invariably involve the largest businesses or national institutions like the NHS.  But this doesn’t mean small businesses are not under threat too.  Every business, regardless of size or industry sector, is at risk.

Here, there and everywhere: the cyber threats facing small businesses

When cyber-attacks and data breaches hit the news, they invariably involve the largest businesses or national institutions like the NHS.  But this doesn’t mean small businesses are not under threat too.  Every business, regardless of size or industry sector, is at risk.

Cyber attacks are having a real impact on companies’ profits

In June this year a piece of malicious software (malware) surfaced in the Ukraine soon began to spread across the world. The malware was a strain of Ransomware which encrypts data before demanding a ransom to be paid in Bitcoin, an internet based digital currency. Maersk was one of the companies that used this accounting software.

Providers of essential services come under cyber security spotlight

Essential service operators could face fines of up to £17 million or 4% of global turnover if they fail to implement effective cyber security measures.

Reduce the threat of ransomware cyber-attacks

Following the recent ransomware cyber-attack, which impacted IT systems in over 150 countries, we outline some key steps organisations should take now in order to reduce the threat, and also provide advice to senior leaders.

Update your systems now or face losing data

You will have seen in the press recently that a massive cyber-attack has had an adverse impact on organisations worldwide.