This thought provoking event focused on how directors must take the lead and responsibility for information security within their organisation, it was clear that it is not just an IT issue but a wider ranging leadership, strategic and hearts and minds issue to develop...read more
The Cyber Threat to UK Business Report 2016/17 outlined the growing cyber-crime threat that our country faces. That trend has continued this year, highlighted by high-profile cyber-attacks with far-reaching consequences and real harm caused to victims. This year’s...read more
This Board Level Responsibility for Information Security event was very well attended despite horrendous wintery weather conditions. The high level audience were attracted to this Institute of Directors (IOD)and Humber Business Resilience (HBRF) joint event to hear...read more
Wombat Security has released its fourth annual State of the Phish report (registration required). · The most successful phishing attacks are now consumer focused, instead of business focused. The merging of business and personal email accounts is a major threat to...read more
Two vulnerabilities have come to light thanks to Google that affects “every processor since 1995”. Their names are ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ and we should be worried. Google stated that the two bugs can be exploited to steal data which is currently being processed on...read more
Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.
To make the grants look legitimate fraudsters have set up bogus companies and convincing looking websites that claim to be operating on behalf of the UK Government.
The purpose of this alert is to provide knowledge and prevention advice to farmers in order to protect themselves from falling victim to ‘Payment Diversion Fraud’. CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) payments are expected to be paid
to farmers in December 2017.