Financial services companies contribute £130 billion per year to the UK economy. A huge bucket of revenue, but one that is increasingly threatened by cybercriminals. A November 2020 survey revealed that 62% of financial service providers suffered a breach in the twelve months previous, with the Cabinet Office estimating close to £2.5 billion in financial services revenue lost due to security breaches every year. The financial services industry is an enticing prospect for attackers, and it’s easy to see why. Typically, firms hold vast swathes of customer money and sensitive data. Moreover, the documents they process regarding ongoing deals can be invaluable to competitors or enable share purchases based on ‘insider’ information. Additionally, A Varonis research report indicates that the average employee in the financial sector can access a staggering 11 million files. Almost two-thirds of FS companies additionally have…