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SCAMS

Coronavirus Scams To Look Out For

The sudden tremendous shift to working remotely has opened the doors to a surge in cyber attacks, especially phishing attempts, using the coronavirus as a lure.

Coronavirus Scams To Look Out For

It's critical to know and heed the warning signs of phishing before clicking on any links.
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Cyber Immunity

The Three Blind Men and the Elephant
– A Cyber Parable

Why is this old story a cyber parable? Because industry, for the most part, treats cyber security as a specific type of illness, for which specialty solutions must be found, rather than look at the organism, or company, as a whole creature with multiple, interacting parts.

The Three Blind Men and the Elephant
– A Cyber Parable

Cyber security has a similar problem. Let’s look at the type of “wise men” that companies often call to treat their cyberproblems: CISOs, CITs/CTOs, Insurers, Regulators, and Cyber Security Vendors, to name just a few.
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EMPLOYEE THREATS

Educating Employees Against Cyber attacks

COVID-19 and the chaos it has caused has led to an unprecedented increase in cyber attacks globally. It is well known that employees represent the weakest link in a company’s cyber security system, with more than a third of data breaches involving company staff.

Educating Employees Against Cyber-attacks

This includes employees falling victim to email scams and unintentionally sharing data, as well more deliberate actions where a disgruntled current or former employee may purposely leak confidential data or compromise a company’s systems.
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COVID-19

The State Of Cyber Security During COVID-19

COVID-19 has significantly affected the world during the beginning of 2020. From work to socialising, going on holiday and shopping, the pandemic has impacted everyone’s lives. There has been a significant rise in remote working as governments worldwide mandate social distancing to prevent disease transfer.

The State Of Cyber-Security During COVID-19

Cyber criminals seek to take advantage of this challenging time. When working from home, each employee presents a new vector for attack against their company’s network, a new opportunity for a catastrophic data breach.
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HACKERS

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL LEVERS OF THE CYBER CRIMINAL

Criminals have probably been around since there have been societies and hard-working people for them to take advantage of. Of course, the technology changes, but the motives remain the same: take from those who have without paying the fair and honest price for the goods or value received.

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL LEVERS OF THE CYBER CRIMINAL

The famous American bank robber John Dillinger was asked, “Why do you rob banks?” After a brief pause, he answered, “Because that’s where the money is.”
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Public Health

PUBLIC HEALTH POLICIES AND CYBER RESISTANCE: WHAT CYBER CAN LEARN – PART I

The history of public health efforts to combat plagues and pandemics can be traced to the beginning of civilisation.

PUBLIC HEALTH POLICIES AND CYBER RESISTANCE: WHAT CYBER CAN LEARN – PART I

Human communities have always battled sickness and plague, and the more close-knit and interconnected the community, the faster sickness and disease spread and the greater the threat.
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Pandemic

HOW HAS THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AFFECTED OUR CYBER-SECURITY?

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of this challenging time. When working from home, each employee presents a new vector for attack against their company’s network, a new opportunity for a catastrophic data breach.

HOW HAS THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AFFECTED OUR CYBER-SECURITY?

According to Action Fraud, a 400% global increase in cyber-attacks was seen in March. Heightened awareness along with a revised implementation of cyber security has never been more vital.
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C-Suite Reading

CYBER SECURITY IS A BOARD LEVEL RESPONSIBILITY

A recent webinar hosted by Make UK’s CEO, Stephen Phipson discussed in detail the issues surrounding COVID-19 and the effect it has had on the manufacturing industry.

CYBER-SECURITY IS A BOARD LEVEL RESPONSIBILITY

A major component of this was acknowledging the financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus. This, however, was overshadowed by the main topic of the day: cyber-security.
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Cyber Health

PROTECTING YOUR CYBER HEALTH IN DIFFICULT TIMES

At this time of heightened risk, it is crucial that cyber security is front of mind for businesses of all sizes and they take steps to improve their cyber hygiene.

PROTECTING YOUR CYBER HEALTH IN DIFFICULT TIMES

Worldwide, governments have enforced lockdowns placing limitations on our movement to reduce the risk of infection. As a result, businesses have swiftly transitioned to remote working models.
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Partnerships

ACP Partners with Make UK

ACP’s partnership with Make UK is an initiative designed to provide manufacturers in the United Kingdom with the tools to understand and manage cyber security.

ACP Partners with Make UK

Make UK are pioneers of British innovation, providing over 60% of the country’s manufacturers with advice, guidance and support in all aspects of business. They lead the way in developing key skills and driving competitive advantage.
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In the news

NEWS

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Visionary technology company ACP recruits human psychology specialist to drive solutions to combat Insider Threat

29 June 2020

Visionary technology company ACP recruits human psychology specialist to drive solutions to combat Insider Threat

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Cyber insurance alone is not enough

29 June 2020

Cyber insurance alone is not enough

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Back to school: Tackling the insider cyberthreat with education

19 June 2020

Back to school: Tackling the insider cyberthreat with education

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As China gears up on the cyber offensive, we need herd immunity to boost our national resilience

19 June 2020

As China gears up on the cyber offensive, we need herd immunity to boost our national resilience

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ACP collaborates with AWS to protect the UK’s manufacturing industry at a time of clear and present danger

9 June 2020

ACP collaborates with AWS to protect the UK’s manufacturing industry at a time of clear and present danger

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OPINION

Safeguarding cyber health in uncertain times

8 June 2020

Safeguarding cyber health in uncertain times

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NHS contact tracing app, security and privacy concerns

6 June 2020

NHS contact tracing app, security and privacy concerns

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Cyber security during COVID-19

1 June 2020

Cyber security during COVID-19

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OPINION

Cyber attacks could cause economic devastation and overwhelm the insurance industry

27 May 2020

Cyber attacks could cause economic devastation and overwhelm the insurance industry

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OPINION

Cyber vulnerability during the pandemic: unpacking the psychology

26 May 2020

Cyber vulnerability during the pandemic: unpacking the psychology

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The state of cyber security during COVID-19

18 May 2020

The state of cyber security during COVID-19

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How to secure your cyber safety during COVID-19

24 April 2020

How to secure your cyber safety during COVID-19

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News

Make UK provides critical cyber security as coronavirus opens doors to soaring cyber attacks

23 April 2020

Make UK provides critical cyber security as coronavirus opens doors to soaring cyber attacks

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NCSC launches coronavirus scam reporting service, plus advice on secure video-conferencing

21 April 2020

NCSC launches coronavirus scam reporting service, plus advice on secure video-conferencing

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Make UK expands online training and learning services to help manufacturers

21 April 2020

Make UK expands online training and learning services to help manufacturers

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Make UK expands online training and learning services for companies

21 April 2020

Make UK expands online training and learning services for companies

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