Summit Gets Tough On E-Crime
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012
on behalf of Scottish Business Resilience Centre
Pioneering e-crime summit hailed on BBC News Online – thanks to successful tech PR
ONE OF the world’s most respected news websites has reported at length about an innovative new e-crime summit being launched in Scotland.
The BBC news website carried a major article explaining how Edinburghwill host the e-crime summit, which is the first of its kind, to help Scottish businesses safeguard themselves against the threat of cyber crime.
The summit is organised by Crime Scotland in partnership with SBCC law enforcement, Scottish government and the wider business community.
It highlights the most common risks that leave businesses vulnerable to cyber crime. For example, poor IT security could lead to identity theft.
Summit participants will hear that just by having up to date anti-virus software and firewalls in place they can reduce the risk of cyber crime by up to 80%.
SBCC assistant director Grant Ritchie said: “Cyber crime is not a fad. It is a clear and present danger for all businesses, regardless of size or sector.
“We’ve found that larger businesses continue to develop research and refine their response to the threat of e-crime, but the smaller businesses can sometimes fall behind in the fight against on-line attack.
“This leaves them as viable targets for the online criminal as they may have a lack of cyber confidence, be unaware of where to direct concerns and, ultimately, what they need to do to become more secure.”
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