News Financial firms reported 819 cyber incidents to FCA in 2018

Financial services reported a total of 819 cyber incidents to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2018, out of which …

Threats Email fraud targeting financial services organisations rose by over 60% YoY

In an indication of the fact that cyber criminals consider people more vulnerable to hacking tactics than technology, new research …

Threats Banks and financial services suffered 25% of all malware attacks

Over a quarter of all malware attacks targeted banks and financial services for purposes such as infiltrating corporate networks, gaining …

Threats Researchers uncover 180 vulnerabilities in 30 financial services apps

A widespread absence of application security controls and secure coding along with weak encryption standards have rendered a large number …

Information Security Financial advisers and pension providers reported just two data breaches to FCA in four...

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) was made aware of just two data breaches by financial advisers and pension providers between …

News What’s the role of cybersecurity as the insurance industry matures?

The increasing frequency and severity of cyberattacks is driving huge demand for cyber insurance, and as our lives become ever …

News The real cost of hacking on UK businesses? £42bn!

Research has been published today showing that FTSE organisations lose, on an average, £120 million more from data breaches. Conducted by …

News Wonga data breach: What it means for the cyber security industry

Upto 245,000 UK customers have had their details stolen in a major data breach at payday loan company, Wonga. In what is …

News Banks and cyber security: Of heists and ticking time bombs

Next time you watch a bank heist movie, we would urge you to keep a pinch of salt handy. In …

News How confident are you that your bank is secure?

A new survey from CapGemini has found that consumers are frequently overconfident in their bank's cyber security. Only one in …

Culture & Education Do you trust your bank?

Even Facebook, often perceived as being fairly cavalier with its users’ personal data, is rolling out new security. They probably …