Business Email Compromise Attacks and How to Protect Your Business
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Business Email Compromise Attacks and How to Protect Your Business!

In previous articles we have provided guidance on how organisations can protect themselves from ransomware and make sure they are prepared should they be hit by ransomware. Ransomware attacks are a successful and highly profitable criminal business model and, as we predicted in early 2017, ransomware attacks have continued to proliferate.   Ransomware is a […]

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Maintaining Your Compliance with the PCI DSS – All Year Round

Compliance with the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is mandatory for all businesses accepting cards for payment. The Standard ensures appropriate security protocols are applied to your payment acceptance environment to protect against fraud.   In its simplest form, the process of achieving compliance involves a scoping (or profiling) stage, which determines […]

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PCI DSS and the Internet of Things IoT | Blog Article
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PCI DSS and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Lots of Internet-connected devices are available on the market and a popular theme now is devices to create a ‘smart home’, which includes smart door locks, surveillance/security cameras and heating control systems that can be monitored and controlled when you are away from the home.   This ability to remotely connect to and integrate devices […]

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Smaller businesses need to be aware of cyber threats and take steps to avoid becoming the next victim
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Smaller businesses need to be aware of cyber threats and take steps to avoid becoming the next victim

Though there have been regular news stories of companies that have suffered data breaches, many smaller businesses are still failing to view cyber security as a major priority. Often the reasoning behind this is that they don’t believe that their business will be targeted due to its size, they think that they don’t have valuable […]

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The evolution of the cybercriminal means small businesses need to adapt
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The evolution of the cybercriminal means small businesses need to adapt

We regularly hear news stories about large corporations being hit with fines and suffering significant costs due to data breaches.  Many small businesses believe themselves to be immune to this threat as they believe themselves to be “too small to be a target” or that they “don’t hold valuable data.” Sadly, this is no longer […]

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Why small businesses need to take cyber security seriously
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Why small businesses need to take cyber security seriously

Continuing on with our series of articles that focuses on challenges that many smaller businesses have, in this paper we highlight the risks cyber security poses to small businesses. We discuss how company data can be monetised by cybercriminals, why small businesses are at risk and the real cost of ignoring cyber security issues. Share […]

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Cybersecurity Strategy and Essentials
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Cybersecurity Strategy and Essentials

Cybersecurity becomes even more complicated in the context of today’s threat landscape, which is not only constantly changing, but is also expanding at an increasingly fast rate. This is the most problematic element of Cybersecurity; its evolution is so fast and unpredictable while the nature of the risks involved are constantly changing.   Managing security […]

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Ransomware – Steps that organisations and businesses need to take
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Ransomware – Steps that organisations and businesses need to take

The recent global ransomware attack, referred to as ‘WannaCry’, that resulted in over 45,000 attacks and infected major companies, hospitals and other government institutions, unfortunately caught many off guard.   WannaCry targeted computers running Windows operating systems that had not been updated with a security update released by Microsoft in March 2017, as well as […]

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Cyber crime - Protecting your business
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Cyber crime – Protecting your business

Online commerce has created incredible new opportunities for businesses to market and sell services globally. Many businesses, in particular small to medium ones, often do not consider that they could be targeted by cyber crime. The reality, unfortunately is that small to medium businesses are now very much being targeted by cyber criminals as many are […]

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Biometrics: the Future of Mobile Payments?
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Biometrics: the Future of Mobile Payments?

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, VP Cybersecurity Billions of people are now using smartphones, even in the most remote areas of the planet. Global adoption of these new mobile technologies opens up the discussion for more advanced methods of identification, authentication, and verification, especially when it comes to protecting against fraud, identity theft and financial crime. […]

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