Tag Archives: awareness

COVID-19 related scams are becoming rife

By | 14th April 2020

Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups and cyber criminals are looking to exploit the circumstances around the COVID-19 crisis. In particular, there has been a significant rise of scams pretending to be legitimate requests from official HM Government departments, targetting individuals and businesses. The aim is usually to obtain sensitive exploitable information such as logins, bank… Read More »

Workforce cyber-awareness training mostly ineffective

By | 18th November 2016

In a US study by Experian and Ponemon Institute earlier this year, 55% of the polled companies experienced a security incident due to a malicious or negligent employee despite already having a a data protection and privacy training program in place. 60% of respondents believed that their employees were not knowledgeable or had no knowledge… Read More »