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Financial Crime, Cyber crime

College for card fraud – how fraudsters learn on the dark web

Online ‘classes’ in how to commit card fraud are available on the dark web, making it easier for novices to find ways of committing financial crime.

Online tutorials were exposed by UK-based Featurespace, a provider of behavioural analytics...

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Data Protection, Data Security, Cyber crime

Cryptocurrency moves under the regulatory spotlight

From a regulatory perspective, the cryptocurrency sector, known as the wild west of finance, is poised to be tamed with many operating within the sector strongly in favour of more compliance as they seek to kick-start the market again.

Investors have...

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Data Protection, GDPR, Cyber crime

GDPR may lead to payment of more cyber ransoms

Whilst many believe prevention of security breaches provide the best course of action there are still no guarantees that organisations aren't still vulnerable to  ransomware attacks even if they do have a high level of security. 

The arrival of...

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Cyber crime

Recognition for the UK's financial crime fight

In the current whirlwind of political and economic certainty, good news can slip under radar. But, it is certainly welcome to note that the UK has been recognised for putting up an effective fight against financial crime.

A report from the Financial...

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Brexit, UK Senior Managers Regime, Cyber crime, AI, Employment risk

5 challenges for risk managers in 2019

With the UK facing unprecedented political uncertainty and economic volatility, risk managers are under an increasing amount of pressure to mitigate the impact of external forces on their organisations.

Below we consider 5 of the key challenges that...

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Cyber security, Cyber crime

Cyber crime continues to threaten despite arrests

Read the news and it would appear the authorities have been cleaning up when it comes to apprehending cyber criminals. This year has seen a swathe of high profile arrests including:

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