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Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe observes key CNI security challenges

Held in The Hague, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe 2017 brought together several of the leading figures from the European and world critical infrastructure protection community to discuss some key challenges faced by agencies, operators and industry in...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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“UK companies failing to foster culture of ethical behaviour” reveals EY Fraud Survey

A quarter of UK employees still believe that bribery and corruption happens widely in business in the UK. That’s according to the findings of EY’s biennial Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) Fraud Survey. The perception of UK respondents is that little progress...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017
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Equifax Survey: “Almost one third of Brits risk ID theft by sharing too much information online”

An online survey conducted by YouGov in conjunction with Equifax reveals a significant portion of social media users risk identity theft by giving fraudsters easy access to personal information. The survey finds that almost one third (30%) of British adults with a social media...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017
Charl van der Walt
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The Sleeping Dragon of e-Mail Security

New research conducted by SecureData suggests that today’s enterprise risk model seriously underestimates the soft underbelly of the attack surface created by each employee, their password behaviour and repertoire of common online applications. Charl van der Walt explains how...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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ASIS China 2016 Conference addresses evolving risk landscape for security professionals

The ASIS China 2016 Conference took place successfully in Shanghai on 14 and 15 November. Over 150 attendees registered, with many leading global and regional organisations represented. In addition to China, participants came from across the Asia Pacific region including...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016
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80% of shoppers demand transparency from online retailers after data breach incident

Online shoppers want retailers to be transparent and honest if they’ve suffered a security breach. That’s according to a new UK consumer survey commissioned by NTT Security, the global information security and risk management company. The research results, announced...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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“Millions placing themselves at risk of fraud chasing bargains online” reports Action Fraud

New research released by Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) shows that 31% of online shoppers admit they’re more likely to take a financial risk if an online retailer offers them a bargain. This means there are potentially 15 million online shoppers who could be putting...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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Pindrop Report: “Fraudsters remaining one step ahead of consumers on ID theft”

According to a new report issued by fraud protection and authentication company Pindrop, 87% of consumers are aware of the threat of phone fraud, but nevertheless are failing to take the most basic steps needed to protect both their identity and their finances from increasingly...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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Internet giants “consciously failing” to tackle scourge of extremism on the web

In its report published following an inquiry that has lasted 12 months and included visits to Glasgow, Bradford and Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the Home Affairs Committee has stated that social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are “consciously...
Posted On 25 Aug 2016
Simon Chapman
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Protest at Byron: A Warning to Hospitality and Retail Businesses

The commercial impact on the Byron hamburger chain from the recent protests by immigration campaigners should be a warning to retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues of the need to monitor opinion and have contingency plans in place to deal quickly with any security...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016