Category: Cyber Security

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Keep Your Business Continuity Plan Current
July 08, 2020

Keep Your Business Continuity Plan Current

Is there any certainty in business at the moment? COVID-19 has shown us how things can change in an instant. You may have been confident in your business continuity plan in the past, but the pandemic has shaken us all up. It’s a solid reminder to review our plans to get back to business quickly… Read full article

3 Cyberattackers Putting Business at Risk
July 01, 2020

3 Cyberattackers Putting Business at Risk

Cyberattacks and data breaches happen worldwide, and no one is immune. Your business needs to protect its networks and systems, and secure sensitive data. But how much do you know about the types of cybercriminal out there. This roundup discusses 3 Cyberattackers putting business at risk, the biggest threats and what they’re after. Cybercrime Gangs… Read full article

Keep Clear of Coronavirus Scams
May 13, 2020

Keep Clear of Coronavirus Scams

Whilst the world grapples with a health pandemic, cyber criminals seek to profit. It may seem shocking but these individuals are always looking for opportunities, and they see one in Coronavirus scams. This article outlines what you need to watch out for and how to stay cyber safe. The last thing you want to read… Read full article

How to Stay Safe While Being Social
April 22, 2020

How to Stay Safe While Being Social

The use of social media continues to rise. Data from the Digital 2020 Global digital overview published on the 30th January 2020 shows that active social media users have passed the 3.8 billion mark. This number has increased by more than 9 percent (321 million new users) since this time last year. Nearly 60 percent of… Read full article

What Is a VPN and Why Do I Need One?
April 20, 2020

What Is a VPN and Why Do I Need One?

Ever seen a thriller in which someone asks, “is this a secure line?” The good guys or villains want to be sure their conversations can’t be overhead. When you get a VPN to connect to the Internet, you’re signing up for the online equivalent of a secure line. VPN stands for virtual private network. Put… Read full article

Locking Up Cyber Security with a Managed Service Provider
February 26, 2020

Locking Up Cyber Security with a Managed Service Provider

Cyber crime isn’t the most costly of illegal activities. That dubious distinction goes to government corruption, closely followed by drug trafficking. Cyber crime comes in third. However, cyber crime does take the top spot when it comes to numbers of victims. A managed service provider can help with cyber security. Cyber crime has hundreds of… Read full article

Don’t Get Hooked by Spear Phishing Attacks
February 20, 2020

Don’t Get Hooked by Spear Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks have been around for a long time.  Designed to steal your credentials or trick you into installing malicious software, they have persisted because they have been so devastatingly simple and effective.  Today, a more modern and more effective version of the same attack is commonly used. A typical phishing attack involves an attacker… Read full article

How Hackers Attack Small Businesses
February 18, 2020

How Hackers Attack Small Businesses

Have you ever wondered how hackers attack small businesses and what they are targeting? Hackers today have many ways to attack small businesses and business owners. Many attempt to use technology to send malware, viruses, or use phishing attacks to get passwords or other information. They can use that information to con owners and employees… Read full article

Protect Your Firm Against Zero-Day Attacks
February 12, 2020

Protect Your Firm Against Zero-Day Attacks

Protecting your business against the latest cyber threats should always be a top priority. Updating antivirus and patching your operating system is a great way to start. However, antivirus and patches work like immunisation, they protect you against viruses that we already know about. But what happens when a cyber threat appears that hasn’t already… Read full article

LetMeIn101: How the Bad Guys Get Your Password
February 05, 2020

LetMeIn101: How the Bad Guys Get Your Password

A strong password is essential to your cyber safety. Everybody knows it but, if you’re like the rest of the digital society, you probably have dozens of passwords to remember. It’s a lot. So, you take shortcuts. Taking advantage of your laissez-faire attitude is one way bad guys access your passwords. Incredibly, there are still… Read full article

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