Tag Archives: cyber security breaches

Grab yourself a bargain this Black Friday and not a scam

Friday 25th November is Black Friday and Monday 28th November is Cyber Monday, it is a chance for many people to grab a bargain with many leading brands dropping their prices to boost sales before Christmas. But with £billions being made by hot deals that are ‘not to be missed’, cyber criminals can take advantage […]

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 […]

2021 Cyber Security Breaches Survey – Roundup

In the day-to-day running of a business various forms of technology will be used and this means that organisations are potentially subjected to cyber-attacks more often than they would like, unless they take steps to prevent and protect themselves. 2021 saw a slight dip in the rate of organisations that prioritise cyber-security with 77 per […]