• Cyber Security for Christmas

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Nov 26, 2018

    Common sense say that you should never reveal your personal information online. Sometimes, though, you can't avoid it. When you buy the latest drone or smart speaker online, you give the merchant your address for shipping, credit card details for payment, and email address for notifications. And then all you get is a huge bill and disappointment. Hacking Survey after Data Breach Survey and news report after news story are pointing that people have experienced a hacking attack like malware, data breach, credit card fraud, or ransomware. Cyber hacking crime is big, what can you do to avoid the worst?

  • Cyber Crime

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Sep 07, 2018

    British Airways said Thursday that the personal and financial details of customers were stolen in a data breach involving 380,000 bank cards. And then in other news, personal details of two million people were exposed online by a controversial tracking app that allows parents to spy on their children. The app, named mSpy, gives users complete access to another person's smartphone, allowing them to see everything from their texts and Facebook messages to their location and browsing history.

  • Data breach - T-Mobile

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Aug 27, 2018

    2 million mobile users in the USA are this week wondering if their data is again in the wild.

  • Cyber Attack? Small Business Owners say they are immune

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Jul 10, 2018

    Insureon, USA based insurance broker, recently carried out a survey of 2,500 small businesses and the results show a staggering level of complacency. When asked if they feel at risk of a cyber data breach, 82 percent of respondents said no. Are the sands of time running out?

  • Going on holiday?

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Jul 09, 2018

    Many of us lucky people are getting ready to take a holiday or even taking a vital business trip to close a deal before the summer break. Here are few steps to think about before you go to firm up your security.

  • Small Businesses - scammers want you

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Apr 23, 2018

    Behind the news headlines of large number grabbing events are the many micro and small businesses that are also being attacked. Its not true that hackers only go after large businesses. Scammers and Hackers throw a wide net and small businesses are falling into their traps.

  • Not Secure By Design

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Feb 07, 2018

    What can we learn from playing Go when working out how to deal with new security threats? The issues allowing Spectre and Meltdown are built into the basic design of the systems, meaning that these vulnerabilities bypass our software security measures. It is not just desktops or your lap top or only at work, it’s the whole system – mobile, cloud, IoT, servers, tablets…all technology.

  • Uber held to ransom

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Nov 30, 2017

    Uber's valuable data was taken and held to ransom. This was in 2016. This delay in reporting is one thing but the main issue here is that hackers were able to go in and take the data. How would you deal with this? What would you as CEO do? This is what Uber did.....

  • Security - small things make a big difference

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Nov 20, 2017

    There are many things we can do to help protect ourselves. Start today and take a few small steps to improving your cyber security footprint.

  • Cyber Security – has anything really changed?

    Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Nov 20, 2017

    As the sophistication and number of cyber attacks grow, what do we do about it? Back in 2000 it would have been almost unbelievable that a single attack could affect over 3 Billion accounts as the 2013 Yahoo case has now finally highlighted. But what do we do to protect ourselves?