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Industry Insights

Part One: Understanding cyber security in accountancy

Emmy Hawker takes a deep dive into cyberspace, assessing how prepared accountancy firms and practices are for the ever-growing threat of cyber-crime. In June 2018, the UK’s technology sector was

Software

80 Eye-Opening Cyber Security Statistics for 2019

It’s an interesting and challenging time to be working in the cyber security industry. By and large, research indicates that cybercrime is on the rise — news headlines support these

Expert Articles

Cyberattacks becoming more costly and focused, UK government figures show

By Jon Abbott, CEO at ThreatAware, While fewer businesses are suffering cyberattacks or breaches, attacks are becoming more costly and targeted, according to the latest government figures released today. The

Artificial Intelligence

Five ways AI can lead the fight against financial crime

More than £100 billion is laundered in the UK each year. How can we stop it? AI. The scale of financial crime in the UK is in urgent need of

Industry Insights

35+ Powerful Cybersecurity Statistics to Know in 2019

Cyberattacks are nothing new, but they’re a growing problem for all types of businesses across all industries. Depending on the severity of the attack, there are a variety of defense

Identity Theft

The rise of employees stealing data: how do businesses stop this from happening?

Employees currently think of stealing data, or taking corporate data with them, as a similar offence to taking paper clips home – technology, education and reassurance are required to stop

Hardware/Network

Average DDoS attack sizes decrease 85% due to FBI’s shutdown of DDoS-for-hire websites

The FBI’s shutdown of the 15 largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) for hire vendors (booters) reduced the overall number of attacks worldwide by nearly 11 percent compared to the same period

Industry Insights

Cyber war is here, according to 87% of security professionals

A study from Venafi has concluded that the world is in the midst of a cyber war, with 72% of respondents believing nation-states have right to ‘hack back’ cybercriminals. The

Software

Ransomware’s New Normal

GandCrab’s evolution underscores a shift in ransomware attack methods. Don’t be fooled by the drop in overall ransomware attacks this past year: Fewer but more targeted and lucrative campaigns against

IT Compliance Software

Software Compliance Risks in the Age of Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is a burgeoning change in the world of business and technology. Organizational leaders are piping with excitement at the wealth of opportunities to grow their business and seize