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Anti-Slavery Policy Statement

1            Executive Summary Modern slavery is a crime and a violation of fundamental human rights. It takes various forms, such as slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking, all of which have in common the deprivation of a person’s liberty by another in order to exploit them for personal or commercial gain. Policy …

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Covid-19 related cyber scams – 3 ways SMEs can better protect their business

Cyber criminals are exploiting concerns over Coronavirus to perpetrate cyber-attacks. Guy Lloyd at Policy Monitor explains the 3 steps SMEs can take to proactively protect their business and their data.

The coronavirus pandemic has taught us the importance of hand hygiene and now there is a need for greater cyber hygiene. As our day-to-day lives have changed, so too has the security threat landscape. With many workers remotely accessing vital business applications from home, security risks have inevitably increased. Cyber criminals have no morals or ethics and don’t stop their activities even for a global pandemic. In fact, attacks have stepped up as the bad guys find ways to exploit our fears to perpetrate cyber-attacks.