Selling your products online abroad

By David Beswick on

Only 56 per cent of Britain’s online small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) sell to customers abroad—despite a growing demand for British-made goods, according to a recent survey conducted by market researching firm Ipsos MORI. The survey questioned more than 1,200 SMEs in major online retail markets across the globe. In examining the data, the survey found that countries such as France and Spain had capitalised on international sales in the online marketplace more often than those in the UK.

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Watch out for a new Wi-Fi Scam

By David Beswick on

Unsuspecting travellers have been the target of a new cyber scam, which hackers use to steal travellers’ personal information. Cyber criminals are able to gain access to this sensitive information by enticing travellers to use a Wi-Fi hotspot that is not password-protected. Generally, these hotspots are set up in heavily trafficked areas—such as hotel lobbies, airports, in tourist areas or even coffee shops.

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Cyber attacks that target SMEs are on the rise

By Saffron Insurance on

In 2015, cyber crime became the most common criminal offence in the United Kingdom, with about 8 million cases. Despite these findings, 44 per cent of UK business do not believe that they will be a target of a cyber attack, according to industry research, and 71 per cent of cyber attacks are aimed at businesses with fewer than 100 employees.

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