As a lynchpin of the UK’s economy and a vital part of its infrastructure, the financial sector is (unsurprisingly) a big target for cyberattacks. A recent study by data security company, Clearswift, affirms this in revealing that 70% of finance companies in the UK suffered a cyber incident over a recent 12-month period. You’d expect then, with such a huge target painted on you, that many finance firms would have the very best cybersecurity strategies in place. Unfortunately, this expectation is woefully off the mark.

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