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Cyber extortion: to pay or not to pay?

NYA’s Director of Response, Tim Lambon, discusses the different types of cyber extortion criminals are exploiting, when to pay the ransom, the negotiation process, how the perception of the value of data changes throughout the process and what’s the psychology behind it all in a…

REPORTE PARA LATINOAMERICA Q4 2018

Tenemos el placer de presentar el úlltimo informe sobre América Latina, producido por nuestro equipo de analistas de NYA24. Si tiene algún comentario, por favor háganos saber. REPORTE PARA LATINOAMERICA SOBRE NYA Desde 1990 nos hemos comprometido a ayudar a neustros clientes a entender las amenazas vontra sus…

Virtual Kidnap: An evolving crime with cases on the rise

PDF DOWNLOAD ‘Virtual kidnap’ is a crime that has developed and changed over the past five years and is prevalent particularly in Mexico but also throughout Latin America and isolated incidents have been reported in the USA. Our Response experience of these cases has shown…

Latin America Report Q4 18 – Mexico

The following is an extract from our quarterly Latin America Report. To receive the report in full, click here. CRIME This reporting period was characterised by an increase in crime within tourist centers and continued escalation of conflict between cartel groups over territory. In the eight months to August the…

US National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Prepare for threats and mitigate exposure

CYBER SECURITY SPENDING ON THE RISE National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) has been observed each October in the US since 2004. With the support of the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, the campaign aims to identify potential online threats…

Global Piracy Report: Q3

The following is an extract taken from our Quarterly Piracy Assessment which is available for purchase. Please note that further analysis and outlook is only available in the full report. Contact our team for further details. SOUTHEAST ASIA NYA recorded 18 maritime security incidents in…

Latin America Report Q3

We are pleased to share our latest Latin America report with our subscribers, produced by our team of analysts at NYA24 . If you wish to receive a copy of the report, please click here to subscribe to our reports   ABOUT NYA Since 1990…

British Airways data breach shows why every company needs a Cyber Incident Response and Crisis Communication Plan

Written by Kathrin Wartmann British Airways announce breach On 6 September the British Airways (BA) official company Twitter account published a tweet stating: “We are investigating the theft of customer data from our website and our mobile app, as a matter of urgency.” This was…

Tripoli clashes signal an uncertain future for Libya

Written by Georgina Turner CLASHES HIGHLIGHT FRAGILITY OF LIBYA’S RELATIVELY STABLE IMAGE On 4 September, an UN-brokered ceasefire brought seven days of inter-militia fighting in Tripoli to an end. However, the clashes have exposed the fragility of Libya’s projected image of relative stability and are likely…

Violent Piracy in Southeast Asia – A Feature of the Past?

ReCaap’s July 2018 Monthly Report recorded not only a year-on-year decline in piracy incidents for January to July compared to 2017, but also a significant reduction in the number of violent incidents. ReCaap recorded no ‘Category 1’ incidents between January and July. ‘Category 1’ incidents…