Tag Archives: cyber essentials

How can I prevent cyber-attacks on remote employees?

The COVID-19 pandemic brought us many changes to everyday life and one of these was working from home. As many companies are adopting hybrid working or remote working as a permanent operational standard, we look at how this might affect your business, in particular cyber-security. Cyber-threats to monitor when working from home Hackers have been […]

Cyber-security Fundamentals

Cyber-security breaches continue to be a problem for all types of organisations. According to a survey by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, four in 10 businesses and a quarter of charities reported experiencing cyber-attacks in the past 12 months. While organisations are always at risk from a cyber-attack, there may be a […]

Cyber Essentials – a minimum baseline of cyber security for all businesses

In January 2022, the Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme received its biggest overhaul to date. The significant changes to the technical requirements in the scheme reflect the security challenges in today’s digital world. How does the Cyber Essentials scheme work?Cyber Essentials is an effective, baseline cyber security scheme centred around five technical controls that help protect organisations of all sizes from […]

BEWARE Black Friday – A season of ill will

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have turned into a frenzy of online transactions as people and organisations buy and sell in the build up to Christmas. Cyber criminals know that £billions are changing hands over a short period of time and want a slice of the action. They also know that this frenzy can lead […]