Cybersecurity survival tips for small businesses: 2022 edition

How can businesses that lack the resources and technological expertise of large organizations hold the line against cybercriminals? Running and growing a business is hard work even in good times, but times of crisis bring a fresh crop of challenges. And as our reliance on technology for so many aspects of our lives increases, so does the … More Cybersecurity survival tips for small businesses: 2022 edition

From the back office to the till: Cybersecurity challenges facing global retailers

How well retailers can manage the surge in cyberthreats may be crucial for their prospects in a post‑pandemic world. It’s hardly surprising that the retail sector is one of the most frequently targeted globally, with retail sales in the US alone projected to top $5.2 trillion in 2022. Consumers’ money and data have for years been a big potential … More From the back office to the till: Cybersecurity challenges facing global retailers

Hidden in plain sight: How the dark web is spilling onto social media

A trip into the dark corners of Telegram, which has become a magnet for criminals peddling everything from illegal drugs to fake money and COVID-19 vaccine passes. Just a few years ago, illicit services and online contraband were firmly sourced in the hidden, largely untraceable depths of the internet: the dark web. People frequenting dark web … More Hidden in plain sight: How the dark web is spilling onto social media

Think before you scan: How fraudsters can exploit QR codes to steal money

QR codes are all the rage and scammers have taken notice. Look out for dangers lurking behind those little black-and-white squares. QR codes are having a moment. The humble squares may have been around since 1994, but it wasn’t until the COVID-19 era that they became a truly household name. These days, you can spot … More Think before you scan: How fraudsters can exploit QR codes to steal money