4 New Year’s Resolutions For Fighting Cyber Crime and Corruption

The end of one year and the start of another is the perfect time to look back on all that has transpired and set your sights on the future. As we look back on the past three hundred and sixty five days of fighting the bitter battle against cyber crime, cyber heists, and corruption, we are reminded of the long road that still lies ahead. As we keep progressing and fighting the good fight, here are our 4 New Year’s Read More

4 Emotions You May Feel After a Cyber Heist

Being a victim of a cyber heist is one of the most tumultuous times in anyone’s lives. For some people, they don’t even realize it is possible until it happens to them. You wake up one morning and all of your money is suddenly gone. We see it happen every day, and we know how difficult it can be for those affected. No matter how the process turns out, it can be stressful along the way. Here are 4 emotions you may Read More

5 Tips To Protect Yourself From Cyber Heists

Cyber Heists can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Although major financial institutions, international corporations, and cryptocurrency users all carry a major target on their back, cyber heists happen to regular individuals too. Almost everyone with a credit card has gotten a call from their bank saying that someone hacked their card and they need to wait for a new one to arrive in the mail. When you are hit Read More

4 Ways to Help End Corruption

At the Stolen Asset Recovery Network, we provide swift action on a global scale to combat corruption. Corruption is an issue across the globe. We’ve written in the past about the effects of corruption, the warning signs of corruption, and how you can report it. To pull the picture back even further: how can you end corruption altogether? Ending corruption on a global scale relies on an intentional concerted effort to Read More


At the Stolen Asset Recovery Network, we work day in and day out to combat cyber crimes. Cyber Heists, once seen as anomalies, are now an everyday reality for businesses, financial institutions, and private individuals. Even though we deal with recovering assets stolen in cyberheists on a daily basis, we were still shocked to see the largest reported cyberheist in history: over six hundred million dollars Read More

5 Famous Examples of Famous Cyber Heists

Major heists have occurred throughout most of human history. Bold criminals have often made a name for themselves robbing banks, stagecoaches, and even modern armored cars. Heists are so iconic that they have their own movie genre with blockbuster hits like Ocean's 11. While physical heists still occur today, it is often the cyber criminals that are able to walk away with the biggest hauls. There are hundreds of Read More

How Can I Report Public Corruption?

You know that public corruption exists. The recent cases involving FirstEnergy in Ohio and  Commonwealth Edison Company in Illinois have shown how elected officials can (and do) exchange their integrity for a lot of money. What you might not know is that you can do something about it. Public Corruption- What It is and the Damage It Does Public corruption happens when government officials breach the public’s trust by Read More

12 Ways to Make Your Email Safer Against Cyberheists

One of the areas where most companies and individuals are least secure against cyberheists is through their email use. Since your email is hosted by someone else and can be accessed from all over the world, increasing your security is a little more complicated than it is for your internal systems. It requires stricter policies regarding email use and more vigilant verification of use. This issue was brought to light Read More

The Corporate Transparency Act: Steps in the United States Towards Fighting Corruption

On January 1st, 2021, the United States Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. This Act contained one very important provision: the Corporate Transparency Act, known as the CTA. Even if you have not yet heard of it, the CTA is one of the first major steps the United States has taken towards fighting corporate corruption. Corruption is a major threat to businesses, governments, Read More

7 Tips for More Modern Cybersecurity

Investing your time and money into increasing your company’s cybersecurity is one of the most important decisions that you can make. As the threat of cyber heists continues to escalate each year, the more vulnerable your company becomes to such attacks. This truth is not reserved exclusively for banks with high amounts of currency at stake - it is happening to all kinds of companies. Cybersecurity is more important Read More