Cybercrime is at large. 1 in 7 internet users fall victim to it every day.
Mal-ware, phish hooks, spam and clickbait. They’re all just new ways in the old art of manipulation.
Cybercriminals and hackers make big business out of stealing data and money from organisations.
We are living in an increasingly digital world, and it's rife for cybercrime.
Cybercrime racks up costs equivalent to entire countries' economies.
Cybercriminals have introduced a whole host of new digital crimes aimed at spreading computer viruses and disrupting computer systems.
But they combine this with the old art of manipulation. You'll recognise this as spam or clickbait that clogs up your inbox and news feeds.
More often than not, businesses will know their attackers.
Cybercriminals use a range of weapons to attack businesses - some of which are more damaging than others.
Attacks on UK Businesses over a 12 month period.
Attacks on mobile are increasing.
Expect more attacks on online retailers.
Expect to be facing increasingly sophisticated cybercriminal networks.
Financial crime data
Verizon, Symantec, Ultrascan, Nilson Report, BDO, Anti Phishing Working Group,
Tax Justice Network, Terrorism Research Initiative, US Bureau of Justice
World Bank, NASA, CDC, Bloomberg, Forbes, BBC