You and I are just as important as bots in the fight against cybercrime

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Laura Flack, Head of Digital Safety, Barclays
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Laura Flack, Head of Digital Safety, Barclays

As hackers get more inventive, we need new and diverse ways of countering their advances. Bots are one part of our defence, but we cannot overlook the importance of people in beating the hackers, argues Laura Flack, Head of Digital Safety at Barclays

Tech firms have been clambering over each other to acquire the hottest new cyber security start-ups, boasting innovative and emerging technologies in a bid to beat the latest wave of sophisticated cyber...

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