ICAEW is hosting Cybercrime week from 11-15 October with a series of webinars, videos, podcast, a panel discussion and other resources.
Clear and concise explanations are given for the most common IT security expressions, phrases, acronyms and jargon.
Find out whether you should consider encrypting your data, how encryption works in practice and what types of appropriate technical and organisational measures are common.
This example password/pass phrase policy could be used by an organisation to help protect client and employee data. It is jointly published by ICAEW's Business Law and Tech Faculty.
This is the fifth in the series of Audit insights: cyber security reports. It focuses on the substantial gap in cyber security maturity levels caused by complex legacy IT environments and how business needs to adopt a smarter approach to cyber security laws and standards.
While the fundamentals on how to protect yourself, your business and your clients remain essentially unchanged, the context in which we write about them continues to shift. Cyber criminals are always finding new means of attack and we all need to keep up to keep them out.
Features and articles
Your response to a breach matters – here’s how to ensure your conversations and investigations are productive.
Cyber insurance is often overlooked by organisations but in the event of an attack or breach, it can give you the resources to rebuild.
Charity Fraud Awareness Week is an annual event to raise awareness of fraud and cybercrime affecting the sector and to create a safe space for charities and their supporters to talk about fraud and share good practice.
Incidents of payment diversion fraud are on the rise due to increased home working leaving remote staff more susceptible to being tricked. Here’s how to spot the signs.
Covid-19 is creating exceptional circumstances and while the country adjusts to life under lockdown, criminals are identifying ways to exploit the vulnerable at this time of uncertainty.
26 March 2020: coronavirus is forcing many people to work from home to reduce social contact and minimise the associated risk of transmitting the disease. Technology is key to helping people work at home, so what are some of the things to consider when setting up and managing home working for your staff over the coming weeks and months?
Criminals thrive in times of uncertainty and fear, and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has already reported an increase in cyber threats which refer directly to the coronavirus. This guide outlines the key steps to basic cyber hygiene and highlights some useful resources.
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Webinars and recordings
This is a panel discussion on Cyber security: the importance of people, culture and training. The panel members are: Jim Gee, National Head of the Forensic Services team, Crowe UK; Karen Morrall, Chief Executive Officer at Lockdown Cyber Security; Julia Seppä, Chief of Staff, cyber risk advisor focusing on digital identity, Deloitte Finland. Moderated by Kirstin Gillon, Tech Faculty, ICAEW
Better understand the cyber fraud and scam risks to your business and get tips on how to avoid becoming a victim. This webinar was co-hosted with ICAEW's Director of Financial Services, Philippa Kelly, and John Heaver from Barclays.
Stay at home orders at the height of the pandemic forced many of us to embrace remote working. While the move may have been unavoidable, it came with both benefits and risks. As experts in managing risk, ICAEW Member Rewards partner Marsh Commercial will address various elements of this new way of working, from managing remote workers to cyber-security.
Increased use of cloud-based digital solutions is proving hugely beneficial to firms in running their own businesses as well as their client’s.
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Article discusses how internal audit can help the board see an accurate picture of cyber risk
Article discusses how the humble printer is an often overlooked cyber security risk in any office, offering hackers backdoor access into the corporate network. Best practice recommendations are made.
Article discusses how business can get their staff to take growing cyber security risks and the resulting training seriously.
Article discusses internal IT security threats and how these shouldn't be left to the IT department and should b addressed by an organisation's internal controls.
Guidance on how organisations can protect themselves in cyberspace, including the 10 steps to cyber security, an introduction to cyber security for executive/board-level staff and an explaination of what a common cyber attack looks like, and how attackers execute them.
Guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) which gives advice for small businesses on how to keep IT systems safe and secure.
Government campaign to raise cyber security awareness. Gives advice on: protecting your device; protecting your data; and protecting your business.
Guidance from ENISA on the security risks and opportunities of cloud services for SMEs. Includes forms for assessing risks and opportunities and collecting relevant information about the security aspects of a cloud service.
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Data protection and privacy
With the 30 June deadline approaching, the EU has agreed an adequacy decision for the UK, allowing the free flow of personal data from the EU to the UK to continue.
Data protection and privacy are matters of professional concern to accountants in practice, industry or commerce.
This resource centre provides a focal point for ICAEW members looking for support in managing cyber risks.
ICAEW Data Analytics Certificate programme will help you combine your commercial acumen and business knowledge with data analytics expertise.