Five Crucial Things to Understand About Cloud Access Security Brokers

Image via Flickr by Blue Coat Photos Cloud usage quickly grew because both companies and employees wanted simplicity, efficiency, and the cost savings that come with moving to the cloud. As new cloud services were introduced, employees started procuring these tools without awareness of the IT department, thus creating a shadow IT problem. Rory Thomas Hey, […]

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3 Important Reasons Small Businesses Should Consider Email Encryption

Email encryption involves the encryption of all messages, which prevents them from being read by anyone other than the intended recipients. It’s a practice common among larger companies, particularly those that are responsible for handling plenty of sensitive data. However, email encryption is becoming increasingly advantageous for smaller businesses, and here are just three reasons […]

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2016 was dubbed ‘the year of ransomware’… but what about 2017?

Within the last week a new strain of ransomware, named SynAck, has been reported. According to news coverage, this type of ransomware demands its victims to contact them directly via email or a BitMessage ID, to organise making the ransom payment. Rory Thomas Hey, I’m Rory and I am the ultimate accidental geek. Born in […]

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How Would WannaCry Have Triggered GDPR Penalties?

When 25 May 2018 rolls around, businesses large and small across the United Kingdom are going to be bound by General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). These regulations will be dramatically changing the requirements businesses need to meet to protect the personal data of their clients, customers, and employees, and fines for failing to meet them […]

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Small Business Cyber Security Statistics to Make You Take Action

Many business owners make the assumption that only larger organisations are targeted by malicious web users. However, recent research has demonstrated that smaller businesses are being targeted more frequently. One study showed small businesses targeted 18% of the time in 2011, 34% of the time during 2014, and a staggering 43% of the time during […]

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Tips on how to be more secure on the internet

The media nowadays is full of stories about cyber criminals hacking and stealing personal information from devices. It makes us think about how much do we really put online and what are we actually storing on our computer. Would we really be at a loss if someone saw our holiday snaps in Ibiza? Probably not, […]

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Security: Do I need to take extra measures?

Keeping your personal information secure is very important, especially in this day in age when people in authority are telling us that we should even have our webcams covered with paper when they aren’t in use. But is this all just a big scare? Cyber crime is becoming more and more common as technology advances […]

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