Mark Loosmore: When financial services cyber-attacks get personal

Hackers now target individuals within a company

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Mark Loosmore: When financial services cyber-attacks get personal

The close proximity financial advisers have to sensitive client information and their finances can make them a desirable target for hackers, warns Mark Loosmore

It is no secret the UK's burgeoning financial services sector is a key target for cyber-security attacks. Focusing on just one facet of this diverse industry, 70% of banking and capital market chie...

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