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Understand cybercrime and fraud risks

Keep your business safe online

Find out how to protect your business against impersonation fraud and invoice fraud, and help save yourself from loss of business and reputation damage.
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A cyber crime or fraud attack could have devastating effects for your business, such as preventing you from selling online, damaging your brand or even driving you out of business.

You can take action to help prevent this. In this article we give you some tips on how to spot some of the signs of common types of fraud, so you and your employees know how to keep your business safe.

Impersonation fraud

Derek spots an urgent payment request from the ‘CEO’ that doesn’t look quite right, so he checks it out. Derek’s vigilance saves his company.

Don’t let imposters convince you they’re someone you work for – make sure you always check with the person they’re claiming to be, using the details you have on file. Watch our cyber security webinar for more tips on what to look out for.

Invoice fraud

Derek gets an email from a supplier but notices something unusual. He calls the supplier and finds he was right to be cautious.

It’s important to have a business procedure in place to check when a client asks you to change their details – it might not really be your client who’s asking. Watch our fraud webinar for more tips on what to look out for.

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