Category: Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Bad-bots and CNP fraud

The use of bad-bots to further payment card not present (CNP) fraud. According to Trustwave’s 2016 Global Security Report 60% of cybercrime incidents target payment card data. Half involve magnetic stripe data (generally stolen via point-of-sales devices) whilst the other...

Cyber Security

Cyber Security: The Six Questions the Board Needs to Ask

Fundamentally, the Board of Directors needs to go back to basics on cyber security matters: Time has now gone to continue approaching cyber security purely from a Risk perspective. Risk is ultimately about “things that may or may not happen”. When it comes to cyber security, the Board should start from the premise that cyber attacks are a matter of “when”, not “if” – and should shift the focus towards understanding and managing what is actually getting done to protect the organisation.