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Psychology – the art of the scam

March 2017

Scammers create a sense of authority, consequence, urgency and appeal to our vanity or greed.

Social engineering scams are effective because they recognise that the weakest point in a security procedure is often human psychology. The study of behavioural economics has many demonstrations of how our decisions can be manipulated.

Fighting financial crime

Organised crime costs the UK economy £24bn a year. Make sure you're not an unwitting participant.

Protecting against cyber fraud

As the threat of cyber fraud attacks increases, we look at the steps businesses can take to mitigate their risk.

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If you have any questions or concerns about fraud contact us: 0330 156 0155*