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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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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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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Simple Cyber Security threats every small business owner should know about
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Simple cyber security threats every small business owner should know about

Cyber security is a wide-ranging term that can relate to a plethora of complicated issues that are far above the head of the average person. However, small businesses can take strides towards making themselves more secure by taking simple steps to secure their information by avoiding negligent security habits.   These small practices begin with […]

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NIS directive & GDPR: Regulations that will have a global impact
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NIS directive & GDPR: Regulations that will have a global impact

By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA With the increase of malware and other malicious cyber security attacks that have had a global impact in the last few years, governments around the world have been trying to implement concrete safeguards through regulation. The goal of these regulations being to not only protect valuable infrastructure services […]

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Elavon partners with Sysnet to provide their EU customers with Secured Pro
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Elavon partners with Sysnet to provide their EU customers with Secured Pro

May 17th 2017. Today, Sysnet Global Solutions a leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions to the payments industry, announced that it has partnered with Elavon Merchant Services to develop Secured Pro; a managed PCI compliance validation and cyber security service that offers enhanced protection against fraud and payment security breaches.   “A new […]

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Cyber security threats – Keeping your customers safe with proactive data security services

  In a previous article, written by Sysnet’s Paul Prior, Paul mentioned how he believed that a change was necessary in the industry. A move away from using non-compliance fees as a mechanism to drive engagement and compliance.   He highlighted that most of Sysnet’s clients are evangelising the importance of PCI DSS, however not […]

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Cyber Security Awareness Month
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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Stop. Think. Connect.

By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA October 2016 is Cyber Security Awareness Month which runs under the banner of STOP. THINK. CONNECT, and aims to help everyone (private citizens and businesses) to stay safer and more secure online. We believe it is a great opportunity to reach out to your small to medium business […]

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New tools in the fight against ransomware
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New tools in the fight against ransomware

With ransomware showing no signs of disappearing soon, a central repository website entitled “No-More-Ransom” has been established to disrupt cybercriminal businesses with ransomware connections. Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre has teamed up with the National High Tech Crime Unit of the Netherlands’ police, and two cyber security companies to offer advice and troubleshooting services.   A […]

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Who are your customers outsourcing their security to?
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Are your customers looking to outsource their security and compliance?

Security and compliance is a lot like having to do taxes, it’s a chore. Most businesses understand that it is important to be secure and compliant, but the complexity and time that it can take can indeed be off putting. In fact some businesses turn to accountants to look after their compliance with standards such […]

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Cyber Security Innovation Voucher Scheme to help SMBs

Global data breach and security threat reports continue to highlight that all organisations both large and small may be subject to cyber attacks.  As Forbes pointed out in a recent article, in 2014 “60 percent of all targeted attacks struck small- and medium-sized organizations”.   In previous blog entries, we discussed that these smaller organisations […]

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Risk & Assurance – Brochure

Sysnet is a true global market leader in Cyber Security Risk and Assurance, providing a comprehensive range of information security consultancy and assurance services in over 48 countries. Sysnet helps some of the largest global organisations to protect their business.    We count brand names such as Walmart, The AA, AXA Insurance, Direct Line Group, Bloomberg, […]

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Sysnet.air – Brochure

Our award-winning, cyber security and compliance management solution   Sysnet.air is an award-winning, cyber security and compliance management solution that helps businesses to improve security, and acquiring organisations to reduce risk. Sysnet.air has been designed to simplify security and compliance for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) by profiling the business and personalising service offerings […]

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Understanding the significance of Operations Security (OPSEC) in a fast evolving threat landscape

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, Senior Information Security Consultant, SysnetLabs It is not the first time a military term is being used by the Information Security community in order to describe an Information Assurance process. Operations Security (OPSEC) is a military term referring to the protection of different types of unclassified information which could end up […]

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Enhancing your cyber defence through a physical security assessment

Physical Security Assessments can be viewed as a penetration test against the physical infrastructure of an organisation. Instead of the assessment of computer networks and services, buildings and physical locations are being assessed.   During this type of assessment the overall physical security of the location of a building, the facilities and the access controls […]

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