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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
 

Companies, don’t let your guard down this festive season

Fraud risks are ever present but the time of Christmas brings with it additional fraud risks for unwitting companies.
Modified date: 18/12/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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
 

Technology Risk Radar

Heard about too many IT failures in the news recently? Let KPMG’s #TechRiskRadar help you filter through the noise
Modified date: 05/12/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Listen to our podcast "The Internet of Things: good or evil?"

A world of everydays items, all smart, all connected - that's the Internet of Things. But is this a force for good - or evil?
Modified date: 17/11/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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
 

Applied intelligence and cyber incident response

By proactively managing the cyber threat, leadership can feel free to achieve their business aspirations.
Modified date: 20/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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
 

KPMG issues the latest Profile of a Fraudster report

Cyber fraud represents an increasing risk as criminals turn to robotics to avoid detection.
Modified date: 10/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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
 

Fraud increases 38% to over £0.5bn

Fraud cases totalling over £0.5bn were recorded in the first half of 2013, up over a quarter on the previous year
Modified date: 08/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Countering virtual currency money laundering

The risks, regulatory landscape, and long term sustainability of the virtual currency industry come under the spotlight in our Fighting Fraud series.
Modified date: 07/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Preventing financial crime in the asset management sector

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a report on money laundering, bribery and corruption risks in the asset management sector.
Modified date: 07/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Smart Controls

Discover how KPMG offer professional control testing, supported by leading edge technology, that can turn compliance burdens to benefits.
Modified date: 07/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Risk: moving from a cost centre to a value creator

Scope exists for turning risk management from a cost centre into a value creator claims Head of Insurance Risk & Capital, KPMG in the UK
Modified date: 07/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Procurement Fraud: Could this happen to you?

Abuse within the procurement cycle is common and can be damaging, from the magnitude of potential monetary losses through to reputational damage
Modified date: 06/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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
 

Whistleblowing – the Commission’s Report

Read a summary of key findings from the Report on the effectiveness of existing arrangements for workplace whistleblowing in the UK.
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Ten warning signs: Is fraud being committed in your company?

Analysis of 348 actual fraud investigations conducted by KPMG in 69 countries suggests that the above is the portrait of a typical office fraudster
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

KPMG Cyber Predictions 2014

Cyber security is a rapidly changing field & making predictions always carries certain risks, but Malcolm Marshall says there are trends emerging
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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
 

Procurement Fraud: Are you Prepared? – Prevention and detection

The procurement cycle is fundamental to the profitability of an organisation; therefore procurement fraud poses a significant threat to organisations.
Modified date: 26/08/2014
Business and industry issue
 

National Fraud Intelligence Bureau: Monthly Threat Update

The latest National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) Monthly Threat Update
Modified date: 26/08/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Shady business partners pose serious risk

A KPMG report into corporate intelligence background searches shows troublemaking directors are targeting financial, energy and technology businesses.
Modified date: 21/08/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Crowdfunding: is there really safety in numbers?

A brief look at the history of crowdfunding or crowdsourcing shows that the model has existed for many years
Modified date: 21/08/2014
Business and industry issue
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