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[Infographics] Global Cyberattack Statistics

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The recent global cyber-attack has been headline news around the world and has highlighted the fragility of the systems used by organisations to do business. Some household names have been affected by the ransomware attack such as, FedEx, Nissan, Telefónica and the UK’s National Health Service. Here are some statistics to illustrate what we know about the attack so far.

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The Global Cyberattack

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The global cyberattack of 2017 has been found in 150 countries around the world and has affected more than 200,000 computers, according to Europol, the European law enforcement agency. It’s one of the largest attacks of its kind ever carried out.

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[VIDEO] Is your client a money launderer?

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Googled it? We offer insight to firms who vet their customers for ‘negative news’ or ‘adverse information’ through various methods of screening.
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FATF Mutual Evaluation Report – Sweden

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Sweden is generally perceived as a safe country with low crime. It ranks near the top of international indices for low corruption and strong rule of law. Tax crimes are the most significant predicate offence for money laundering identified in Sweden’s national risk assessment (NRA). Fraud is also identified as a major and growing concern. Both offences contribute a large part to the proceeds of organised crime in Sweden.

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Are populism and corruption linked?

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By the time you’re reading this, the French people will have made their decision between Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron in the French Presidential election. Whoever the new–incumbent of the Élysée Palace is, the nature of the election campaign has reignited a debate about the politics of populism.

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National Statistics Crime Survey for England & Wales

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The latest Crime Survey of England and Wales includes for the first time cybercrime offences. Just how prevalent is this type of fraud across England and Wales? How does this data compare with global cybercrime trends? What kind of factors have an impact on fraud? ICT’s Holly Whitehead and Jake Plenderleith discuss worldwide cybercrime figures in ICT’s latest podcast.
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[Webinar] Sanctions Regimes

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Sanctions regimes have a truly global reach, but what impact do these lists have on your business? Critically examining and evaluating sanctions is vital in the world of risk and compliance as Pekka Dare, director of training, education and development, explains in this brief webinar.

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De-risking and the U.S. effect

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In a recent ICT article, we addressed the issue of de-risking and in particular the effect this is having in the Caribbean. The article referred to the fact that the United States are mostly responsible for the de-risking drive, and I want to highlight some of the indicators of this and also to look at why the U.S. are taking this approach.

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8 Shakespearean quotes on the Bard’s birthday

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In the British (or rather, English) calendar at the end of April, one day brings together two strands of English identity; April 23 is not only St. George’s Day, a day set aside for England’s patron saint, but also the anniversary of the birth – and death – of the country’s greatest and most celebrated cultural export, William Shakespeare. In the spirit of his success and on his life/death anniversary, below is a compilation of quotes from the playwright’s pen, touching on concepts that many readers of ICT Views will be familiar with.

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How art and antiquities help the financing of terrorism

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In December last year, in a nondescript warehouse in Geneva, antiquities from some of the oldest civilisations on earth were seized by Swiss authorities. The irreplaceable objects were being housed in Geneva’s Free Port having arrived, via Qatar, in 2013 after being looted from Libya, Yemen and Syria.
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