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Cyber attacks are coming thick and fast and becoming almost an inevitability for UK business. It is as FBI Director Robert Mueller foresaw when speaking in March 2012. Ignorance is no longer bliss. It is essential fintech firms proactively manage their cyber risks, which means making a decision whether to purchase …

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TransferGo secures record $2.5 million investment

TransferGo secures record $2.5 million investment round; largest seed raise in money transfer space. Mark Ransford, former investor at Apax Partners leads the investment seed round of USD2.5 million for TransferGo. Other participants in this round included: Voria Fattahi, former investor at Kinnevik; Clive Kahn, former Travelex CEO; and Richard Tudor, former …

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Cyber London Announces Second Cohort

Cyber London, Europe’s first dedicated cyber security start-up accelerator and incubator, announced the eight start-ups participating in Cyber London’s second programme on Friday. The successful candidates, selected from a shortlist of outstanding international applicants, were announced at a private event in Cyber London’s offices in West London. The teams, who …

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“Can I take your card details, please?” A look at call centre vulnerability

 The vulnerability starts when customers give details over the phone. This includes credit cards and debit cards, possibly bank account details for direct debit purposes. So we took a more in-depth look at call centre vulnerability. The customer has at that point lost control of their information. It’s a trust-based …

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Cyber Breach and Response

People expect large organisations, such as telecoms firms, with huge resources at their disposal and leading-edge technology, to be amongst the best equipped to keep cyber criminals at bay, and avoid the cyber breach of their valuable data. However, the fact that high-profile breaches continually come to light, shows that …

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Who is Responsible for Information Security Within Your Organisation?

The obvious and rather short answer is: everyone is responsible for the information security of your organisation. From the CEO to the Board to the call center operatives to the interns to the kids on work experience from school, if that still happens. Some are more accountable than others, some …

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The Psychology of Teenage Hackers

As with ‘non-cyber’ crime, the perps range from Nation-States to organised crime networks to teenage kids. Perhaps by understanding the mindsets we can begin to understand the problem. A bit. Best to begin with the psychology of teenage hackers. One of the ‘problems’ is that people do online what they …

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