News Stories Featuring Cyber Risk Aware

Phishing scams take more than £100,000 from students

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 24, 2018 10:24:00 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in securty awareness training

A recent Freedom of Information (FOI) request sent to the Student Loan Company (SLC) has revealed that phishing scams have taken over £100,000 from students across the UK in the past few years.

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UK Warns Critical Industries to Boost Cyber Defense or Face Hefty Fines

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 1, 2018 10:05:43 AM / by Stephen Burke posted in securty awareness training

The UK government has warned that Britain's most critical industries must boost their cybersecurity or face potentially hefty fines under the EU's Networks and Information Systems Directive (NISD). An important part of this Directive is that it acknowledges that technology can not provide the entire solution and it recognises that policies procedures and staff cyber security awareness training is also required. This is a point that we at Cyber Risk Aware have been making for some time.

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