Cybercrime

The increasing digitisation of industry plays a vital role in business growth. But it also brings new and potentially disastrous risks.

However, those risks can be understood, managed and mitigated. There are things that you can do to protect your business, and we are here to support you.

Cybercrime targets everyone - from private individuals to large corporates. It is sophisticated and multi-formed, while considered by many to be the biggest - threat to today’s business.

Therefore, it is crucial that you dedicate time and resources towards the education of yourself and your staff. Lack of understanding can leave your company extremely vulnerable, to all kinds of disruption and damage.

The harm caused by cybercrime can be immeasurable; yet, some tangible effects can include financial loss, reputational damage, operational havoc and emotional distress. 

We are dedicated to supporting you as you build your cybercrime knowledge, and to helping you stay S.A.F.E online:

We want to help you build your cybercrime knowledge. Download our Five Top Rules for reducing your risk (PDF, 105KB), or read more detail on the pages below.

Phishing

One of the most common cyber-attacks, phishing operates through emails which are often convincing and appear to come from legitimate senders. These messages entice their targets to click on links or attachments which, in turn, facilitate theft or fraud.

Find out more about Phishing

Malware

Malicious software is coded with the intention of harming its target. Affecting private and corporate users alike, it can steal information, damage data, hijack website visits and spy on internet activity. Fraudulent redirection of internet banking users is an increasingly frequent form of attack.

Find out more about Malware

Business Email Compromise

Cyber-attacks on companies have increased steadily in recent years. With criminals constantly devising new ways to steal information and money, one of the newest emerging threats is Business Email Compromise, also known as CEO or Chairman Fraud. The most frequent targets of this scam, businesses can lose huge sums because of one spurious email.

Find out more about Business Email Compromise

Text and phone scams

Texts and phone calls can be used maliciously to facilitate theft and fraud. 'Vishing' calls try to alarm recipients into making payments or providing important financial information. 'Smishing' texts may additionally try to entice their target to click on malicious links, activating trojan viruses which can steal passwords and other high-value data.

Find out more about Phone and text scams

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