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Cyber Crime meaning computer-orientated crime is on the rise. Over the last six years there have been over 3 billion record breaches. Cyber Crimes can be described as actions committed against a group or an individual with criminal motive to intentionally damage the people involved. Regardless of whether you run a business or have a mobile phone, everyone is at risk of a cyber attack. Cyber Crimes that cross the borders of countries and threaten foreign organisations are sometimes referred to as Cyberwarfare.

Forms of Cyber Crimes

These Crimes can come in many different forms most common of which being, Phishing, File Hijacker, Screenshot manager, Hacking etc.
Therefore considering the rapid increase of Cyber Crime, it is essential that cyber security professionals keep updated with development and learning how to prevent and recover from attacks.

 

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Human firewall: How businesses can mitigate against cyber attacks

Stephen Burke, CEO and founder of Cyber Risk Aware, discusses how businesses protect themselves against cyber attacks by building a human firewall.
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Top cyber tips for every personality and organisation

John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership at The Myers-Briggs Company, offers a series of cyber tips and advice aimed at different personality types about their potential cyber security weaknesses.
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European Commission: Personal cybersecurity via encrypted messaging

Signal is the messaging app that claims the highest level of personal cybersecurity: Why has the European Commission chosen this over other platforms?
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Cybercriminals take advantage of coronavirus news

Avishay Zawaoznik, Security Research Manager at Imperva, describes the types of spam campaigns designed to spread fake news and the dangers they pose on our understanding of coronavirus.
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Overcoming the complexities of healthcare security

Matt Walmsley, EMEA Director at Vectra, discusses how security teams within the healthcare industry lack visibility into and control over medical devices connected to the network.
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Safer Internet Day: Safeguarding children beyond the classroom

Simon Carter, Marketing and Propositions Director at RM Education, offers advice on how teachers and parents can safeguard children when using the internet.
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Safer Internet Day: Together for a better internet

To celebrate this year's Safer Internet Day, several industry experts offer their advice to Open Access Government in support of the ‘together for a better internet’ theme.
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The rise of “deepfake” technology: Where does it end?

Here, James A. Ingram dives into an ongoing topic of intrigue in modern society: The rise of deepfake technology.
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Africa’s Cybersecurity Problems Impact Us All

Africa leads the world in mobile banking and so it is no surprise that banks are one of the biggest targets for cybercriminals.
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Securing your data in the cloud: All you need to know

David Blevosky, CEO of Cloudhelix, highlights how securing your data in the cloud is straightforward and can protect your business against any expense and reputation damage caused by cyber crime.
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The importance of cybersecurity: Protecting against cyber-attacks

Thorsten Stremlau, Trusted Computing Group’s Marketing Work Group Co-Chair, highlights the importance of cybersecurity, as well as the risks of cyber-attacks and how best to protect against them.
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Hacking back: The dangers of offensive cyber security

Morey Haber, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, BeyondTrust highlights the dangers of hacking back against cyber criminals.
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Are cybercriminals manipulating the UK general election?

Here, David Warburton discusses the potential for manipulating the UK general election in the digital age.
Cyber security in the public sector

Keeping hackers out and costs low: Cyber security in the public sector

Kieran O’Driscoll, Public Sector Business Lead at CyberArk discusses the challenges faced by public sector firms when it comes to balancing cost-effective cyber security with the need to secure the personal details of millions of UK citizens.
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The rise of cyber-stalking

Ernest Aduwa, Solicitor at specialist criminal defence and civil litigation firm Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, charts the rise of cyber-stalking.
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The human factor in organisational cyber resilience

Here, Dr Sandra Bell discusses organisational cyber resilience and why the human factor is so crucial.
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Vietnam: Man imprisoned for making facebook post

Internet censorship in Vietnam is a consistent fear exemplified in the case of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, a man imprisoned for creating a facebook post.
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WhatsApp attacks: Pegasus spyware hacks 1400 users

WhatsApp have launched a legal case against the NSO group, for hacking the encrypted messaging platform with their Pegasus spyware which roughly impacted 1,400 users.
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Pornhub: The on-going revenge porn investigation

Recently, CPS begun a revenge porn investigation that delved into how and why these images are allowed to exist.
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The Lancaster University data breach: Safeguarding students personal information

Organisations like universities that handle significant amounts of confidential and personal information are increasingly being targeted by cyber criminals. In this article SecureTeam looks at the damage data breaches are causing in UK universities.

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