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Why sensible criminals choose cybercrime

At Prospect's recent event, experts discussed cyber threats to our financial system

By Tanjil Rashid  

21354Read more: Cyber security—mapping the unknowable risk

This week the former Head of MI5, Jonathan Evans, claimed that cybercrime constituted “the biggest and likeliest threat” to the British economy. Speaking at a Prospect event entitled Cybercrime and cyberattack—the threat to our financial system, to an audience at The City of London’s Guildhall on 1st March, Evans said that it was “now easier to…

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