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Traditional ‘low tech’ fraudsters make hay as 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: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

Counterfeit Christmas: consumers risk buying turkeys instead of a golden goose, says KPMG

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: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

Face of fraud changes as conmen rely on the innocence of youth

KPMG’s bi annual Fraud Barometer measures fraud cases in the UK from 01 January 2014 – 30 June 2014, and considers major fraud cases being heard in the UK’s Crown courts where the charges are in excess of £100,000.
Modified date: 01/08/2014
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
 

Too many cyber risks if XP support is shelved, says KPMG

With the death knells sounding for Microsoft Windows XP, Stephen Bonner, a partner in KPMG’s IPBR team, explains what its end-of-life really means for business. He also highlights concerns over the security implications of pulling the plug on XP.
Modified date: 01/05/2014
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. He highlights that the cyber security of maritime control systems controlled by engineers and not CISOs and CIOs are making these systems vulnerable to pirates.
Modified date: 25/04/2014
Press release
 

Boards need to defend against a new 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: 31/01/2014
Press release
 

Corporate finance community risk deals collapsing unless cyber security is ramped up

KPMG responds to the publication of a report highlighting cyber security weaknesses in the world of corporate finance transactions
Modified date: 29/01/2014
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