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71% Of SMEs Unprepared For Cyber Risks

by Neil Telford on 2017-08-10 07:39PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Small and medium sized businesses increasingly feel that they're vulnerable to cyber threats, but most aren't prepared to meet them.

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Russian Arrested For $4billion Bitcoin Theft

by Neil Telford on 2017-08-01 02:33PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

The “internationally sought mastermind of a crime organisation” Alexander Vinnik is accused of laundering more than $4bn in bitcoin.

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Microsoft Cloud Earnings Beat Expectations

by Neil Telford on 2017-08-01 01:30PM in BUSINESS-Services-Financial, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis

There's a reason Microsoft founder Bill Gates is still the richest man in the world and it's not because of PCs & software. It's all about the Cloud.

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WannaCry Drives Cyber Insurance

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-31 05:48PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

One effect of WannaCry compared to other high profile attacks is an unprecedented jump and a sustained interest in corporate cyber insurance.

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Global Cyber Attack Could Cost $53Billion.

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-24 09:51AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Insurance experts at Lloyds calculate that the cost of a major cyber attack would equal the economic losses from a catastrophic natural disaster.

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Half Of US Firms Do Not Buy Cyber Insurance

by Neil Telford on 2017-07-18 05:24PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

A full 50% of US firms do not have cyber risk insurance and 27% of US executives say their firms have no plans to take out a cyber policy.

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Terrorist Activities On Social Media

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-17 11:26AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

The financial services sector is required to report suspicious transactions. Should the same apply to suspicious communications on social media?

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Are Corporate Cyber Defenses Adequate?

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-13 01:08PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

It’s not just about the technology: Business leaders should be focusing on their companies’ systemic risks, rather than just software.

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Insurance: How Cyber Risks Are Evolving

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-11 01:43PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Lloyds of London say that both the costs and the ways in which companies can be targeted by organised cyber criminals are increasing.

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App Or Browser: Which Is Safer For Online Banking?

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-03 09:25AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

If you need to make a transaction on the go banking apps ought to be more secure than browsers, but it isn’t necessarily so.

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