Cyber Risk Aware Blog

Ransomware - The Growing Threat

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 20, 2017 7:15:00 AM / by Stephen Burke posted in cyber crime, Phishing, Ransomware, Staff Awareness

Last year saw a large spike in reported cases of ransomware, and industry experts predict a further increase throughout 2017.

Commercial insurers "Beazley" produced a report last month (click here) in which it stated that it had seen the number of attacks quadruple over 2016, with many of these attacks taking place in large institutions such as in the financial, education and healthcare industry.

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Cyber Security Training For Employees | Cyber Risk Aware

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 2, 2017 6:55:00 AM / by Stephen Burke posted in cyber crime

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), cybercrime is now more prevalent in our society than any other form of illegal wrongdoing. And it’s not just big corporations that are being targeted; a comprehensive study by Juniper Research [http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/uks-small-businesses-next-cybercrime-hit-list/] has revealed that the UK’s small and medium-sized
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Cyber crime: remembering the basics

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 2, 2017 8:02:00 AM / by Stephen Burke posted in cyber crime

 
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Cyber Crime on the Rise - Why you need to remain vigilant. 

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 5, 2016 12:19:13 AM / by Stephen Burke posted in cyber crime, small business, medium sized business

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), cybercrime is now more prevalent in our society than any other form of illegal wrongdoing. And it’s not just big corporations that are being targeted; a comprehensive study by Juniper Research [http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/uks-small-businesses-next-cybercrime-hit-list/] has revealed that the UK’s small and medium-sized businesses are increasingly finding themselves on hackers’ hit lists.

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