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March 24, 2022

Why cyber risk should be a priority for every boardroom

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Why cyber risk should be a priority for every boardroom Cyber security is a top priority for many organisations, but the task can seem daunting. It’s now possible to make your business more secure with minimal effort, thanks not only to modern technology and resources like analytics tools—but also by making certain employees aware they…

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November 4, 2021

Don’t take the bait: how to safeguard your business from phishing attacks

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Don’t take the bait: how to safeguard your business from phishing attacks What is phishing? Phishing is more than just a misspelt variation of a popular countryside activity. It’s also a key risk to businesses – one that we all need to be aware of.   Simply put, phishing is any attempt to trick a…

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October 6, 2021

Cybersecurity Best Practices for an e-Commerce Website

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Cybersecurity Best Practices for an e-Commerce Website Recent decades have seen tremendous growth in online activities, including online shopping, thanks to the evolution of technology and e-commerce platforms. This growth was only accelerated by COVID-19 – the pandemic led many businesses, in an effort to stay connected with customers, to shift from traditional in-person communication…

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August 5, 2021

The changing regulatory landscape in the UK and emerging risks

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The changing regulatory landscape in the UK and emerging risks Historically, D&O risks were weighted towards securities litigation in North America, with many other territories experiencing a benign claim environment. This has changed in recent years. According to Chubb’s own data, the average large loss cost for D&O policies in the UK has tripled and…

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July 22, 2021

Cyber Threats to the transport industry

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Cyber threats and how they are being seen by the transport industry   In the UK, according to the Government’s most recent Cyber Security Breaches Survey (June 2020) the extent of cyber security threats has widened and become more frequent with almost half of businesses reporting cyber security breaches or attacks in the previous 12 months…

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April 23, 2019

More than half of British firms ‘report cyber-attacks in 2019’

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The proportion of UK firms reporting a cyber-attack has jumped, despite most businesses admitting they are under-prepared for breaches, according to research from Hiscox. The insurer found 55% had faced an attack in 2019, up from 40% last year. But almost three quarters of firms were ranked as “novices” in terms of cyber readiness. Hiscox…

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