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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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UK and EU plan Bitcoin crackdown over tax evasion fears

As the cryptocurrency hovers around the $10,000 mark, the UK and EU are threatening a bitcoin crackdown to prevent tax evasion and cybercrime
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Booming bitcoin value leads to rise in cryptocurrency malware

The incredible rise of Bitcoin, which recently broke the $10,000 barrier, has been met with a rise in cryptocurrency malware and other cybercrime
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Malware researcher finds Spambot has over 7.1m email addresses

A malware researcher has discovered a spamming operation with access to more than 7.1 million email addresses, said to be the 'biggest of its kind'
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Email virus planted by hackers target shipping vessels

Viruses planted by hackers have been found in the computer systems of several shipping firms with 'millions of dollars' already stolen

A long-term strategy for cyber security

Challenges remain in the fight for cyber security. Open Access Government’s Ciara Ruane highlights the work being undertaken to keep the UK safe

NHS cyber-attack: the biggest in history

In the wake of the NHS cyber-attack, Nigel Hawkins, Managing Director EMEA, Everbridge outlines how organisations can limit the damage of such an attack On Friday 12th May, the NHS experienced a national cyber-attack. Hackers attacked the backbone of the NHS, tapping into computers, telephone lines, MRI scanners, blood-storage refrigerators...

Tackling cybercrime is a major challenge for Europe

Head of the Europol Cybercrime Centre, Steve Wilson shares how his organisation is tackling cybercrime and explains why a collaborative approach is needed
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Data breaches will get worse – but there is a silver lining

Data breaches are on the rise and things are bound to get worse before they get better, SolarWinds Head Geek Destiny Bertucci tells Open Access Government For better or worse – and most would argue worse – 2016 was a year of change, from celebrity deaths to the shifting sands...
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How accredited security consultants can help manage risk

James Kelly, Chief Executive of BSIA, tells Open Access Government why reputable security consultants and staff training are worthwhile when it comes to risk As we begin to move forward through 2017, planning for the future and ensuring risk management processes are in place for all eventualities is essential. 2016...
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Cyber security in healthcare: Lessons from enterprises?

Joe Kim, CTO of SolarWinds, explores the potential learning opportunities from business for cybersecurity in healthcare organizations The cybersecurity market is currently valued at $122.45bn, with an expectation that this will rise to $202.36bn by 2021. Cybersecurity is becoming a huge concern for businesses, with so many enterprises coming under...

Tackling the challenges of cyber-attacks – a local authority perspective

Cath Birch, Chief Information Officer at Buckinghamshire County Council outlines why they take cyber security very seriously. No one can deny that digital technology is having a huge impact on the way we live our lives. From video calls to online shopping, almost every aspect is being transformed. At Buckinghamshire County...

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