Jacob Parker-Bowles

Cyber Crime & Financial Security

About Jacob Parker-Bowles

Jacob Parker-Bowles is an entrepreneurial leader and visionary, who is well-versed in the fields of cyber security and financial crime. With over 10 years of experience in financial crime prevention, Jacob has a proven track record of successfully helping financial institutions protect their assets and plan for the future.

Over the past decade, cybercrime has grown to become one of the biggest threats to financial institutions all around the world. Although cyber security does not activity generate revenue for the institutions, the growth of cybercrime has forced both governments and institutions to place cyber security has a priority. Jacob Parker-Bowles has worked with some of the largest institutions in the world, including Barclays, RSA, Lloyds Bank, and Ongame. Jacob has enjoyed having the the ability to help financial institutions put the best-in-class protection into place to fight against cyber crime.

A lot has changed since Jacob Parker-Bowles first entered the finance industry back in 2004. At the time, financial crime did not exist on the massive scale that it does today. Previously, the largest financial security issues facing the industry involved such things as identify theft and card fraud. For the most part, these crimes were simply handled by the police. As technology has progressed, however, criminals have been able commit a wide range of crimes on a much larger scale. This has forced Jacob, and the cyber security industry has a whole, to remain agile and proactive in their approach to cyber crime prevention.

The financial services industry has been in an arms race over the past several years, working to develop and secure new technologies in order to stay ahead of the competition who looks to exploit them. Jacob Parker-Bowles has helped design new tools and technologies that help institutions detect and prevent cybercrime threats against online and mobile banking.

How to Navigate Scams and Phishing Emails

How to Navigate Scams and Phishing Emails

Always check your spam filters and anti-virus program. You can always buy an update for your anti-spam software or an update for your email filtering program. Please do not ignore any suspicious email because it could be a virus or a scam. Report the email if you see it or if you think it is harmful to your computer. Report the mail even if you think you are not receiving a legitimate email. It might be a scam, and you need to stop it before it gets worse.

Cybersecurity Attacks Related to COVID-19

Cybersecurity Attacks Related to COVID-19

There has been an unprecedented increase in cybersecurity attacks since the pandemic COVID-19 started. One major reason is that people who are working from home are more vulnerable because of services such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). This makes data less...

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