Cyber Crime

May 17, 2018

Charities guide to better cybersecurity in 10 steps

Charities in Ireland face an increase in cybersecurity threats. Cybercrime incidents are increasing, and no-one is immune. Criminals have the means and the opportunity to target […]
May 10, 2018
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Security newsround: May 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news and developments. This month: police success against cyber villains, the value […]
April 13, 2018
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Security newsround: April 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: privacy palaver at Facebook, a cyberattack with explosive intent, […]
March 30, 2018

Own goal: email scam nets €2 million for criminals who hijack Lazio transfer

Business email compromise has found its way into the beautiful game. The Italian football club Lazio fell for an email scam and paid €2 million to […]
March 23, 2018

Teach staff to steer clear of phishing hooks with awareness training

One of the most important steps for improving security is to understand where you’re starting from first. That covers technical questions like what systems you run […]
January 16, 2018
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Reporting for duty: how sharing information helps to tackle cybercrime

In the physical world, people report burglaries to law enforcement all the time. Although some individual crimes may go unsolved because of size or volume, reporting […]
October 2, 2017
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Local government faces security risks from ransomware, phishing and malicious threats

Local government agencies are firmly in cybercriminals’ sights. Between June 2016 and June 2017, almost nine out of ten (87 per cent) local authorities in the […]
June 19, 2017
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Can security spending hit the target without cybercrime statistics?

There was a revealing exchange about cybercrime earlier this month in Dáil Éireann, the Irish Government’s lower house. Revealing because there is no official record for […]