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Brexit risks ‘new dark phase’ of cyber crime, warns Britain’s most senior EU official

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:29+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Cyber Crime|

The warning comes as Theresa May prepares to start withdrawal from the EU. The most senior British EU official has spoken out to warn of the need for strong security cooperation in Europe, just days before Theresa May triggers Brexit. Writing exclusively for The Independent, EU commissioner Sir Julian King said it was vital for nations [...]

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Cyber security company launches free scan offer

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:30+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Press Release|

Cyber security expert Phortress has launched a free website scan to help companies tackle the threat posed by cyber criminals. The company says that too many businesses are ignoring the dangers, particularly in the North East of England, where it is based. Now, companies can go to a page on the company’s website, to be [...]

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Incredible 1,266% jump in cyber fraud as criminals switch to new tactics to steal your cash – how to stay safe

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:31+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The cost of fraud to Britain rose above £1billion for the first time in five years in 2016, driven in part by a huge surge in cyber crime. The total value of fraud in Britain soared 55% to £1.14 billion last year, despite the number of cases dropping by nearly a third from 310 to [...]

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Cyber security inquiry launched to investigate range of threats facing UK

By | 2017-02-03T11:27:44+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Cyber security|

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy is inviting submissions for the report The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy has begun an investigation into the UK's level of preparedness when it comes to cyber security. The second National Cyber Security Strategy, as it is called, has been given a budget of £1.9 [...]

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Evolving cyber threats and regulatory pressure will require a strong response in 2017

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Cyber Crime|

Top threats this year are likely to include continued nation state cyber espionage against a wide array of organisations. Last year saw multiple high profile cyber-attacks across the globe, with no industry or sector being safe from attack. Cyber-attacks even penetrated the highest levels of government with hacked information used to seek to influence public [...]

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