Cybercrime News

Cybercrime is growing and more people are falling victim to it. The Wiser daily cybercrime news email is designed for anyone with an interest in the topic. This includes professionals in the industry, from technology providers to law enforcement officials to security consultants. It is estimated that criminals now make more money from cybercrime than they do from illegal drug trafficking. Large corporations, SMEs and individuals are all at risk. Cybercrime involves any crime that uses a computer or network. It takes many forms including identity theft, stealing company data, and other malicious practices. And it is global in nature, with many of the criminals based in different countries to their target victims. And because it is growing more resources are being allocated to combat it, while technology companies come up with new products and solutions that offer better protection. And there is growing awareness among technology users to better protect their systems, accounts and passwords. The Wiser daily cybercrime news email covers all of these topics and more. We curate the best articles from leading publications and writers in the field to ensure you get the latest information delivered to your inbox every day.

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Hate speech most reported Internet crime in 2016: Indonesian police
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A new approach is needed in the battle against cyber attacks
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What are some common pitfalls when using enterprise cloud computing solutions?
O'Reilly • Ric Messier
Warning: These fraud attacks are wreaking havoc on education
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UK Government sets out water sector cyber security strategy
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Data protection in medical research: Computer scientists crack anonymity of genetic information
The Medical News
Measuring Cyber Culture to Drive National Policy
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LIST: Businesses warned of top 10 cyber security threats
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Hate speech most reported Internet crime in 2016: Indonesian police
Channel NewsAsia World NewsChandni Vatvani
JAKARTA: Hate speech was the most reported form of online crime in Indonesia in 2016, according to Indonesian police. The national police cybercrime chief Himawan Bayu Aji told local media on Sunday (Mar 27) that hate speech, especially concerning race and religion,...
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Banking, Cloud Computing Services
Cloud: Elixir for Digital Transformation Elasticity, cyber defence and data compliance standard
Finextra
Cloud technology is the salvation of the financial services industry. The cloud’ elasticity brings a new level of efficiency by matching volume to capacity. The cloud gives enterprise protection against cyber crime and is compliant with data regulations. Financial services are ais...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
A new approach is needed in the battle against cyber attacks
Help Net SecurityHelp Net Security
How do you search for something that’s invisible? An increase in the sophistication of cyber attacks means that it takes an average of 146 days before a corporate hack is discovered. Modern breaches are a mix of chameleonic deception and clever automation,...
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Cloud Computing Services, Cybercrime
What are some common pitfalls when using enterprise cloud computing solutions?
O'ReillyRic Messier
Cloud computing has taken the world by storm due to its reliability, low cost, and ease of access. However, this level of accessibility also provides plenty of opportunities for data leakage. Follow along with Ric Messier as he outlines some of the...
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Business Ethics, Cybercrime
Warning: These fraud attacks are wreaking havoc on education
eschoolnews.comContributor
On March 14, it was reported in CSO (a leading cybersecurity outlet) that 110 organizations experiences successful phishing attacks targeting their W-2 records. This put more than 120,000 taxpayers at risk for identity fraud. Despite warnings from the IRS in early February,...
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Cybercrime, Politics & Policy
UK Government sets out water sector cyber security strategy
Energy Live News - Energy Made EasyPriyanka Shrestha
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has set out a new strategy to reduce the risks of cyber-attacks in the water industry. The ‘Water Sector Cyber Security’ strategy incorporates contributions from the sector and aims to guide activities across...
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Cybercrime, Data Privacy
Data protection in medical research: Computer scientists crack anonymity of genetic information
The Medical News
DNA profiles can reveal a number of details about individuals, and even about their family members. There are laws in place that regulate the trade of gene data, which has become much simpler and cheaper to analyze today. However, these laws do...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
Measuring Cyber Culture to Drive National Policy
DZoneHakon Olsen
Discover how to protect your applications from known and unknown vulnerabilities. NorSIS has studied what they term cybersecurity culture in Norway. The purpose of their study has been to help to design effective cybersecurity practices and to understand what security regulations Norwegians...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
With shortage of cybersecurity workers, organizations should review their cyberdefenses
The Business JournalsAnthony Munns
At the SXSW interactive festival earlier this month in Austin, Texas, two young Congressmen discussed creative ways to attract cybersecurity experts to serve in government, including the National Guard. This comes at a time when the cybersecurity workforce is projected to be...
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LIST: Businesses warned of top 10 cyber security threats
INQUIRER.net
Businesses in the Philippines would have to step up security measures against cybercrimes amid increasing global threats, a study by a communications technology firm showed. In the latest Threat Predictions report for 2017, failure to keep up with the basic IT processes...
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