The fight against cybercrime

Simon Cubitt  explains the range of cybercrimes threatening those working in tax, and gives some practi cal advice about how to prevent fraud

Ensuring that you’re operating securely in cyber space can be a daunting prospect, but there’s plenty of advice and guidance available to help you make sure you’re getting it right. 

HMRC works closely with and recommends advice provided by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a government organisation delivering clear, quality guidance to individuals and businesses to help them protect their data, assets and reputation.  

In a few simple steps, businesses can significantly increase their levels of protection against the most common types of cybercrime, reducing not only the chances of being affected, but the potential impact of any attack.