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HTTPS

As of today, the 24th of July, if your webpage is not using HTTPS Google Chrome will mark your website as ‘Not Secure’.

Written on 24 July 2018

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Internal Threat

Businesses of all sizes need to be aware that sometimes a disgruntled employee can cause as much, if not more damage than an external criminal.

Written on 27 June 2018

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Sense of Urgency

June is Scam Awareness month and is an opportunity to take a stand against those who try and trick people out of their hard-earned money.

Written on 27 June 2018

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Cyber Security For Transport Sector

The Transport sector is one area that has already seen huge change as a result of new technology and it is again likely to see more and more advances in the near future. The possibilities are endless.

Written on 14 March 2018

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Cyber Security for Private Health Clinics

As private health clinics hold a substantial amount of personal and sensitive data, and with cybercrime growing at an alarming rate, it is essential that they ensure that their approach to cyber security is proactive – not reactive.

Written on 15 February 2018

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Strava and the Military

Strava, the popular fitness tracking app, has been in the news recently thanks to the ‘heatmap’ of its users runs. It is claimed that this heatmap can reveal information on n the structure of military bases around the world.

Written on 31 January 2018

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The Clock is Ticking...

Monday marked a two-year countdown until several Windows products reach their end of life. Although January 2020 may seem like a long time away, businesses need to start planning for this now if they haven’t already.

Written on 18 January 2018

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2018 Cyber Security Predictions

2017 was an interesting year for Cyber Security. Ransomware, fake news and the possibility of elections being interfered with were some of the big stories. So what does 2018 hold in store?

Written on 10 January 2018

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2017: It's been a very good year - well, for Ransomware!

2017 is likely to be remembered as the year of Ransomware.

Written on 10 January 2018

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When is it acceptable to share a log in?

In December an MP tweeted that she regularly allows staff to share the log in for her work computer. Not only this, she tweeted that she regularly sits down at her desk and asks others what her password is.

Written on 10 January 2018

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Why do we still get Spam?

It was reported in November that one of the world’s largest botnets sent out somewhere in the region of 12.5 million spam emails.

Written on 10 January 2018

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Experts vs. Users

Last week I was reminded of research that was carried out a couple of years ago comparing the ways an average user tries to stay safe online compared to how security experts stay safe online.

Written on 10 January 2018

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Social Engineering

What's your racing horse name? I was down in London this week delivering a presentation on Cyber Security and was asked to do a bit about Social Engineering.

Written on 10 January 2018

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I just called to say...

Most people are now aware of phishing and spear phishing scams these days and are rightfully cautious when they receive emails asking for personal details.

Written on 10 January 2018

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How to create a strong password

​What is a strong password?

A strong password is one which is very difficult for someone to either guess or “brute force”. Below describes some easy steps on how to create a strong password.

Written on 15 November 2017

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Password Managers

The best advice when creating passwords is to create one which is strong and unique for each account, which means we need to remember a lot of passwords! That’s why password managers are here to help.

Written on 15 November 2017

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