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5th October 2022 Issue no. 625
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CDVI has announced the launch of its new certification process for trained installers of its solutions. Under the new programme, installers will be invited to attend product training at the CDVI Academy every 12 months, to ensure their knowledge is up-to-date. Courses cover four key product areas:
The airport was constructed on ground reclaimed from the Black Sea. It is expected to serve around two million passengers annually once travel returns to pre-pandemic levels.
New research has revealed that the United Kingdom is the 3rd country most affected by online crime in the world - losing $32.9 billion to cybercrime each year. The research, undertaken by SEON, looked at the cost of online crime in the top victim countries identified by the Internet Crime Complaints Center’s most recent report to reveal the cost of online crime.
The awareness campaign, National Home Security Month (NHSM) is back from 1st October celebrating its tenth year of helping homeowners across the UK prioritise their home security. With lead support from home security brand, Yale, the aim of this year’s campaign is to ensure home security is at front of mind when prepping for the vulnerable autumn period.
When the clocks go back, we often see a spike in burglary attempts across the UK, as opportunists make use of the darker nights to operate under the cover of darkness. And this is why NHSM runs throughout the entirety of October, aiming to raise awareness of the importance of upgrading home security at this time of year.
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The UK cybersecurity unit tackled 2.7 million digital scams last year, which was almost four times more than in 2020. This is a staggering 40% increase compared to the global rate of 8%, suggesting UK cyber crime figures are much higher than in other developed countries.
But, who falls victim to cyber crime the most?