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Information and cyber security

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).

Isle of Wight residents hit with fake HMRC telephone scam

A number of Isle of Wight residents’ landline numbers have been targeted in a HMRC telephone scam and this has now led to police issuing a warning to all residents on the Isle of Wight.  

Isle of Wight residents hit with fake HMRC telephone scam

A number of Isle of Wight residents’ landline numbers have been targeted in a HMRC telephone scam and this has now led to police issuing a warning to all residents on the Isle of Wight.  

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.

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.

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.