Recently published research states that 58 per cent of SME owners think the impact of modern-day invoice fraud on their business would be minimal and that they would lose only a small amount of money if they were targeted. Sadly, this confidence is misplaced.
Europol’s director, Robin Wainwright, took to the stage at the Lisbon Web Summit, and had some ominous words for the audience: law enforcement agencies were seeing 4,000 ransom attacks a day and the number would soon rise.
If you’re seeking a new way to boost the flow of innovation entering the business, you could look to introduce the hackathon a method Facebook favours.
With various online cyber security attacks experienced across last year, these are the near future predictions to be aware of for your business.
Business mergers and acquisitions can be a long and tiring process, but it’s important to keep calm and carry on during the next step.
Fraudulent emails are mostly nothing more than the obvious attempt by a “Nigerian Prince” to gain some cash. However, professional cybercriminals are increasingly using email fraud to target businesses, using coordinated, pinpoint attacks rather than spam blasts.
No doubt many businesses will be tempted by the new BlackBerry DTEK50, hailed by the brand as the "world’s most secure smartphone". With cyber attacks on the rise, and hackers becoming increasingly sophisticated, the more tools and technology you can have in your arsenal the better.
It seems like there isn’t a week that goes by without news of a data breach or cyber-attack affecting companies and organisations.
Following the breaking news of the TalkTalk cyber-attack, Kevin Foster, testing services manager at MTI Technology, explains how the company was hacked – and how SMEs can avoid falling prey to the same attack.
According to CEO Dido Harding, TalkTalk received a ransom demand from a group claiming to be behind a major attack on its customer database.
The recent news that cybercrime is to be reported as a separate category shows how online crime has increased over the last few years. We talked to Digital Shadows founders Alastair Paterson and James Chappell about how their different approach to cyber security may be the UK's needed solution.
As hackers become increasingly sophisticated with their methods, businesses and staff within them remain pretty static with regard to protecting their materials – especially when it comes to the password, which is often the same across all accounts for most people.