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Fraud smart centre

The price of ignoring fraud and cyber security is high. The average cyber security breach costs a large UK business £19,6001. At Barclays, we are committed to providing our clients with the information they need to combat these threats.


June 2018

Marina Partlett, from Sophos, argues that adoption of emerging next-generation, behaviour-based detection methods is key to outrunning cybercriminals, in the context of an increasingly sophisticated cyber-threat landscape.

April 2018

Read about protecting your business for the future, to ensure cyber security.

July 2017

Criminals are out to exploit the good standing of your business in a crime worth billions each year. Find out the warning signs of trade-based money laundering.

August 2017

Invoice fraud is perhaps one of the simplest forms of fraud, but with the potential to cost businesses millions of pounds if staff are not vigilant.

Fraud awareness videos

February 2017

Impersonation fraud costs UK businesses millions of pounds every year. Don’t get caught out. Check where the email came from; ask yourself if the request seems odd; and finally, verify the payment with a senior colleague on a trusted number. Watch our video to find out more.



Cyber webinar

May 2018

The increasing sophistication of the cyber threat landscape, combined with the introduction of data protection laws, such as GDPR, places increasing pressure on cyber protection responses and data safety. In light of recent major cyber threat events, this calls for robust and intelligent responses to protect our systems.

This webinar discussed the importance of safe-guarding data and cyber security, and the disastrous implications of cyber breaches.

Please note: This link will require you to register before accessing the content

Fraud webinar

January 2018

As technology advances, cyber and fraud attacks are occurring more and more frequently. It’s predicted that by 2021 the damage costs of cyber-attacks will be $6 trillion annually - so it is paramount that businesses are able to best prepare against such threats.

Against this backdrop, our webinar featured representatives from the Global Security team, Digital Security Product team and Global Fraud team. They discussed the top threats to cyber security, examined recent fraud cases and looked at how clients can protect themselves from becoming victims by implementing layered security.

Please note: This link will require you to register before accessing the content

Social Engineering Fraud Webinar

October 2017

Listen to our recent webinar where we look at the prominent types of social engineering attacks including email interception, phishing and convincing fake calls, and discuss the tools and procedures you can put in place to stay fraud safe.

Please note: The above webinar link will require you to register before accessing the content

Other resources

You and your employees can gain City & Guilds accreditation through Barclays Digital Wings - free online modules to help you improve your awareness on fraud and other topical subjects.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about fraud contact us on:

0330 156 0155 / 0800 056 4890*

Information about what to do if you receive a fraudulent or suspicious email claiming to be from Barclays can be found in our FAQs section.

    More information

    For more information about how you can safeguard from other threats visit Protecting my business

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    Contact Us

    If you have any questions or concerns about fraud contact us:

    0330 156 0155 / 0800 056 4890*