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Topics: FCA, Financial Crime, Cyber security

Financial crimes of the future: can the regulators keep up?

Tackling financial crime can be an uphill battle, with criminals often employing new tactics and strategies in order to move the goalposts for regulators.

Attempting to stay one step ahead is therefore essential, with some understanding into the...

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Topics: FCA, Cyber security, Regulation update

Can the FCA take control of cryptoassets?

The FCA is becoming increasingly hands-on when it comes to cryptoasset regulation and one thing is clear, new rules are coming. Risk managers can expect a key update this summer when the regulator will report back on its consultation, which closed on...

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Topics: FCA, Cyber security

FCA warns ‘no end in sight’ to cyber threat risk

In the year to October, the FCA has revealed a 138% increase in reported technology outages, with 18% of these being cyber-related. The regulator called the rises ‘significant’ and is urging financial services firms to do more to reduce risk.

Speaking...

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Topics: 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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Topics: Cyber security

Cyber attack risk – Bad Rabbit on the rampage

Watch out. A rampaging variant of malware known as Bad Rabbit is potentially threatening the UK. But what is this latest cyber attack risk and how can businesses ensure they avoid becoming one of its victims?

Bad Rabbit follows hot on the heels of...

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Topics: Risk Management, incident management, Change Management, Business Continuity Risk, Cyber security

Cyber-security – time to get proactive

The latest facts and figures around cyber security make alarming news. Big business or SME, it doesn’t matter, as attacks are indiscriminate and on the rise.

Last year, consultant PwC said cyber-crime was the fastest growing area of fraud. In 2014, it...

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