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Cybersecurity Best Practices for an e-Commerce Website
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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The changing regulatory landscape in the  UK and emerging risks
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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Cyber Threats to the transport industry
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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More than half of British firms ‘report cyber-attacks in 2019’
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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