A recent Supreme Court decision regarding supermarket chain Morrisons has attracted much attention as it clarifies the conditions under which a company is not responsible for an employee that goes rogue.
The threat of Friday Afternoon Fraud causes chaos and leaves a trail of financial and reputational destruction in the legal sector. More information and warnings to clients are needed to help mitigate the problem.
The COVID-19 crisis has forced a shift in working practices for all organisations. With the vast majority of organisations managing and operating their businesses from the home environment, managing risk involves a whole new set of challenges, particularly from a cyber security and data protection perspective.
The spread of the new coronavirus and the resulting disease, COVID-19, has created immense challenges and hardships for individuals and companies. Unfortunately, some of those challenges are in the cyber arena.
Wherever possible, companies are letting employees work from home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. While this is generally a sensible decision, it adds cyber security risks to the company’s network, requiring staff to shift quickly to a new work routine which specifically addresses additional risk protection.
A recent ransomware attack paralysed global currency exchange company Travelex, forcing the firm operating in over 70 countries to revert back to utilising pen and paper.
Ransomware attacks are increasingly targeting companies and their executives may be tempted to pay the requested ransom quickly to bring operations back to normal. This is not a decision any company should take lightly.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly automating processes both in residential and commercial environments but the devices’ capabilities and the data they generate needs to be protected.