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Given recent high-profile media reports of cloud hacks, it’s no wonder business owners are nervous about putting their operational data in the cloud, but is this fear justified
Ransomware was the big cyber security news story of 2016, and so far this year the malicious software threat hasn’t reduced.
A new campaign from Barclays has warned SMEs to stay vigilant against email impersonation fraud, detailing the alarming financial damage the online attacks can cause.
Adam Reynolds examines the issue of honesty, something required by all businesses to deal with big problems such as expenses fraud.
With a number of high-profile cases seemingly normalising expenses abuse, Adam Reynolds explains why workplace culture is key to fighting fraud.
The problem with fighting business fraud is that it’s a largely invisible crime. The aim of fraudsters is to go undetected; it means the value of what they can steal can increase rapidly before the victim becomes aware that the crime is taking place.
When employees are prosecuted for falsifying or exaggerating business expenses claims, there are a number of charges they can face. It may be dealt with as “false accounting”, under the Theft Act 1968, or as an offence covered by the Fraud Act 2006.
All too often, an expenses policy is treated as more of a box-ticking exercise than a genuine attempt to manage employee expenses, explains webexpenses CEO Adam Reynolds.
Business owners need to be proactive in their attempts to prevent tax avoidance in the workplace, as tough new laws are set to be introduced. This is according to Aziz Rahman, senior partner at serious and corporate crime defence specialists Rahman Ravelli.
Research from Bottomline Technologies into the UK business payments landscape found that 53 per cent of SMEs have been impacted by financial fraud.
There are numerous examples of banking Trojans from Dridex to Lurk, Kronos, Gootkit, Vawtrak, and Zeus and they continue to claim millions of victims despite the clear message to avoid opening suspicious files. So what can be done