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2015 at risk of becoming ‘year of the fraudster’ as mobile payments increase, says KPMG

With estimates suggesting that fraud costs the UK economy £30 billion each year* KPMG’s UK Head of Forensic predicts that 2015 will be a year in which the number and assortment of scams will go up
Modified date: 19/12/2014
Press release
 

Fraudsters rely on festive cheer to fleece employers, says KPMG

As the festive season gets into full swing, KPMG’s Priya Giuliani warns that ‘the threat from within’ is the ghost of Christmas present
Modified date: 12/12/2014
Press release
 

True financial cost of IT failures to businesses revealed in KPMG report

Organisations spent average of £410,000 per incident, dealing with IT failures over the past 12 months
Modified date: 05/12/2014
Press release
 

Small businesses need to educate staff to prevent a cyber-breach

Director in the cyber security practice at KPMG in the UK, comments on the Cyber Streetwise small business roundtable
Modified date: 27/10/2014
Press release
 

Food crime unit and robust, international, due diligence needed

KPMG, warned that unless organisations tackle weak links in their supply chain, they risk exposure to fraud and a repeat of the crisis
Modified date: 10/10/2014
Press release
 

Boards need to defend against era of cyber warfare

Malcolm Marshall, head of cyber security at KPMG, comments on news that the UK is further developing its cyber capabilities.
Modified date: 08/10/2014
Press release
 

Counterfeit Christmas: consumers risk buying turkeys instead of golden goose

High Street retailers and brand owners are locked in a battle against counterfeit goods salesmen as consumers hunt for bargain presents in Christmas
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

Organisations focus on ‘high tech’ attacks

KPMG’s Fraud Barometer shows a high volume of fraud cases prosecuted in the past year but at much lower value levels than recorded in previous years
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

Corporate finance community risk deals collapsing unless cyber security is increased

KPMG responds to the publication of a report highlighting cyber security weaknesses in the world of corporate finance transactions
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

Too many cyber risks if XP support is shelved

With the death knells sounding for Microsoft Windows XP, Stephen Bonner explains what its end-of-life really means for business
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Press release
 

Hackers are the new open sea pirates, says KPMG

Wil Rockall comments on the news that the open seas are the next playground for hackers
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Press release
 

Conmen rely on innocence of youth

KPMG’s bi annual Fraud Barometer measures fraud cases in the UK from 01 January 2014 – 30 June 2014
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Business and industry issue; Press release
 

Fraud increases 38% but real cost is human misery

Fraud cases totalling over £0.5bn were recorded in the first half of 2013, up over a quarter on the previous year, according to KPMG’s Fraud Barometer
Modified date: 28/07/2014
Press release
 

Cyber attacks: beware of the enemy within

Stephen Bonner highlights the need for businesses to be wary of insider threats on the back of the news of spying on offline computers
Modified date: 29/01/2014
Press release
 

Corporate background searches show shady ‘beneficial owners’ pose serious threat to financial services sector

Corporate intelligence experts at KPMG have launched the first study into the risks companies take when they enter into business relationships.
Modified date: 30/09/2013
Press release
 

Fraud Barometer: Old-fashioned con artistry makes a comeback

The latest ‘Fraud Barometer’ from KPMG shows a rise in individuals committing more traditional scams
Modified date: 28/01/2013
Press release