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Dr. Michael Westmacott of Portcullis Security, will be speaking on Cyber Crime and its effects on the UK economy at the Labour and Conservative party autumn conferences. The meetings are sponsored by the British Computer Society (BCS), ‘The Chartered Institute for IT’, which is hosting fringe events entitled “Cyber Crime: Our biggest emerging threat?”

In a recent ‘The Cost of Cyber Crime’ report, the government estimated Cyber Crime costs the UK economy around £27bn a year. Businesses paid around £21bn, the Government £2.2bn and citizens £3.1bn (, 2011). Continue reading