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Ransomware now 25% of cyber-attacks as hackers target UK businesses

Published on 04 September 2017

Ransomware is now the most likely cyber-threat to UK businesses, with a quarter of all major cyber-attacks involving an attempt to make businesses pay a ransom to get their data back

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RPC advises Park Place Technologies on third major UK acquisition in a year

Published on 15 August 2017

City-headquartered law firm RPC has advised US-based data centre maintenance provider Park Place Technologies on its third major UK acquisition in a year, as it completes the purchase of competitor NCE Group.

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Hackers target retail industry as cyber-attacks double in just one year

Published on 14 August 2017

The number of retail businesses reporting data breaches to the Information Commissioner's Office has doubled in just one year, jumping from 19 in 2015/16 to 38 in 2016/17*, says City-headquartered law firm, RPC.

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Cyber crime prosecutions fall as under-resourced police struggle with increasingly complex threat

Published on 27 July 2017

Only 57 prosecutions under Computer Misuse Act last year despite 1.9 million crimes. Cyber insurance ‘critical’ for businesses.

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RPC secures High Court win for Hammerson in £15m dispute

Published on 20 July 2017

Result brings to an end the eight-year high profile dispute; first reported case on Nickle Sulphide (NiS) inclusions

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Latest intake sees RPC retain 82% of Trainees

Published on 19 July 2017

Latest intake sees RPC retain 82% of Trainees

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RPC Consulting completes landmark modelling work for Hiscox

Published on 18 July 2017

Use of Tyche brings all of Hiscox's capital modelling onto a single platform

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RPC names Karen Hendy as Head of Corporate

Published on 11 July 2017

Appointment of new head comes set against global expansion

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23% jump in data breaches at financial services businesses

Published on 10 July 2017

Financial advisers increasingly targeted: more reports expected as new General Data Protection Regulations comes in

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RPC boosts Tech and Data offering with new Partner

Published on 05 July 2017

Jon Bartley joins the firm with over 20 years' experience advising on digital, technology and data protection

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