security

For some companies,2019 heralded an escape from what had been a bad year, and not necessarily because of poor results or mismanaged finances. Ticketfly, Facebook and even Google fell victim to cyber-attack in 2018, leaking vast amounts of data including  addresses, telephone numbers, bank and credit...

Why Do We Need Cyber Essentials? We live in a world where cyber-attacks are now a lucrative business model and used by criminals and states.  This is partly due to speed of growth and our increasing reliance on connected technologies, both personally and professionally. The risks keep...

We are seeing the emergence of wide spread Phishing Email attack and need to make everyone aware. Many companies and individuals, have today received emails from a malicious team, advising that devices have been hacked and will shortly be encrypted and erased unless a fine is...

Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 The Cyber Security Breaches Survey measures how well UK businesses are approaching  cyber security, and the level, nature, cost and impact of cyber attacks on businesses. For more a more detailed look at the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017, Please click here. ...

There are still many SME businesses that shy away from investing in IT support, and prefer to opt for a self-managed option. The reasons for this vary, but often it's a lack of understanding or perception around paying out a monthly fee to protect things that may...

You may be aware of the recent news reports, that vulnerabilities have been discovered with Intel and other computing processors that need to be addressed. These vulnerabilities are broken into two different issues; Although recently discovered “Spectre” affects all processors and exploits a fundamental design flaw in CPU architecture...

Uber, Sage, Tesco Bank, Experian, this isn’t a who’s who of global brand names and successful companies, but just a few of the companies hacked in 2017. Data breaches are becoming commonplace and when these happen, the effects on customer confidence and the brand can be...

Symantec recently reported that 96% of UK businesses are not prepared for the new General Data Protection Regulations - GDPR Whilst we cannot confirm the statistic, In our experience, many organisations have not acted upon the changes, and some are not even aware of any changes...

It seems today that everything requires sign up, a loyalty card for coffee to paying your car tax online, we constantly need to create user names and passwords. Aside from the age of information overload, we now need databanks in our heads to store and...