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  • SRA: Cybersecurity A Serious Business Risk

    SRA: Cybersecurity A Serious Business Risk

    The SRA brought together leading experts to discuss cybersecurity risks to coincide with the spring update to the SRA Risk Outlook. [...]

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    • 19th April 2017
  • SRA: Make Workplaces More Transgender Friendly

    SRA: Make Workplaces More Transgender Friendly

    SRA marks International Transgender Day of Visibility with initiative on transgender-positive workplaces in the legal sector [...]

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    • 4th April 2017
  • SRA: Warning, Scammers are Infiltrating IT Systems

    SRA: Warning, Scammers are Infiltrating IT Systems

    Solicitor firms are being targeted by scammers who want to infiltrate IT systems. Firms have been sent emails saying their services are required. After the firms respond, the scammers send attachments or links to websites. [...]

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    • 4th April 2017
  • SRA: Conveyancing Theft Is The Biggest Threat To Law Firms

    Three-quarters of cybercrimes reported to the SRA in the 12 months are some form of "Friday afternoon" fraud. This involves criminals modifying emails directly, usually by hacking into the email system of an individual. ? They then alter the client's emails to the solicitor or vice versa, altering bank details so funds go to the criminal. The majority of cases involve conveyancing. Such scams often take place on a Friday, as this is the time that completions often take place, while it also buys criminals time to avoid detection. [...]

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    • 7th December 2016
  • Investment Scheme SRA warning

    The SRA have repeated their warning to the profession about involvement in high-yield investment schemes. [...]

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    • 27th September 2016