Wire fraud, by definition, is the name given to any type of financial fraud involving telecommunications or information technology. It is being increasingly used by cyber criminals to deprive individuals and organisations of funds via mail or wire communication.
IT Group recently took part in a Q&A roundtable for Corporate Disputes magazine entitled 'Investigating and Managing a Hack'. IT Group's Aaron Pickett, alongside Mark Pegram of Sanitas Data Security and Alex Cravero of Kemp Little, discuss the process of investigating and managing a hack; highlighting some of the key legal and regulatory issues that need to be considered.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or far out at sea, it must be impossible for you to have failed to notice the amazing rise to success of Pokémon Go. Within days Nintendo’s share prices rocketed, and the craze has turned out children and adults alike, walking the streets like mobile-holding zombies. Of course, it was not long until someone wanted to spoil the fun – casting millions back into their homes to hide away from the mid-summer heat.
Information security, popularly now known as cyber security, is a topical area with repercussions that could potentially affect every business and individual connected to any form of computing system.