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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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Tips on buying a new laptop

Laptops

With the amount of electricity brands and manufacturers that are around at the moment, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with choice when trying to find something new, whether that be tablets, phones or laptops. Instead of being able to go out and buy the bog standard product, spending money on something like a laptop needs […]

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