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RANCOUR AND 10M EURO BILL FOLLOWS UBS EMAIL ERROR

23 November 2010  |  4754 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Ever clicked send on an email, and instantly regretted it? I think we’ve all been there – but perhaps not to the scale of one UBS employee this week, where a small error has created some rather significant repercussions. Yes, this is the story of a UBS employee who inadvertently sent an email containing financial details of the then client General...

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UK Businesses are Falling Victim to the Same Old Scams

23 November 2010  |  3288 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Following recent news that more than two-thirds of companies have been hit by data breaches over the past year, the report featured in Computer Weekly is an interesting, if not alarming, confirmation that fraud is on the rise. Although person-present payments have improved security measures due to developments in global security standards like PCI...

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Why don't we check our credit reports?

22 November 2010  |  4537 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

We all know about identity fraud and the various ways this can happen, but what about the tools to fight identity fraud? Well, there are industry measures in place to stop people’s identities being us...

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Apple: the 800 pound gorilla of mobile payments

03 November 2010  |  4556 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

To date, the poor availability of phones with NFC technology has been one of the factors holding back the use of this technology to enable wave-and-pay mobile payments in a shop or peer-to-peer paymen...

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Working from home, is your office data security compromised?

01 November 2010  |  4718 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Key security considerations for home and mobile workers In many cases executive IT and security professionals trust their Information Security departments to provide adequate security to protect empl...

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Date 04 Apr 2007
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