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Email is the Number One Threat Vector

The greatest threat to your organisation is sitting in the inboxes of your employees. Email is still the number one threat vector and a major weak link in your IT security. The truth of the matter is that many of us have become complacent and just want to get through the many emails that

2018-07-05T12:08:42+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Data Protection, Marketing, Ransomware, Scams, Security|Comments Off on Email is the Number One Threat Vector

10 Ransomware Statistics All Businesses MUST know

Ransomware isn't going away and more and more businesses are falling victim every day. We are delighted to partner with business continuity and network security leader Datto and together we bring you this this series of infographics designed to educate and encourage business of all sizes to take action NOW! Talk to us today

2018-03-11T19:57:45+00:00 March 11th, 2018|Ransomware, Scams, Security|Comments Off on 10 Ransomware Statistics All Businesses MUST know

Fire and Fury PDF Virus Warning

Unless you've been living under a rock over the past week or so, you will have heard about the new explosive book "Fire and Fury" by Michael Wolf. This book apparently  paints US President Donald Trump in a light that, lets just say, isn't very flattering, Shocked!! Yeah, me too. This piece, however isn't a critique

2018-01-09T10:10:32+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Humour, Ransomware, Scams, Security, Virus|Comments Off on Fire and Fury PDF Virus Warning

BadRabbit Ransomware

Writing about ransomware is starting to feel like a full-time job and unfortunately only days after my latest ransomware piece, I find it necessary to warn you, once again about the latest threat. BadRabbit ransomware attacks started on October 24th and are currently ongoing. At the time of writing, attacks have so far taken place

2017-10-26T11:25:40+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security|Comments Off on BadRabbit Ransomware

Cyber Security – Top Tips

It seems that there is a new cybersecurity threat emerging, every other day with ransomware and other phishing scams being the most prevalent. In that past I have written in detail about ransomware and the steps you should take to minimise your likelihood of attack. I recommend reading my piece “Ransomware – The complete

2017-10-19T14:12:33+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security, Virus|Comments Off on Cyber Security – Top Tips

Android Ransomware

I would love to be spending my time writing positive pieces about IT and the world of technology and believe me, there are many positive stories I could write. Unfortunately in the fast paced cyber world we find ourselves operating in, I am increasingly finding it necessary to forewarn our clients and friends on

2017-09-13T09:56:12+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Mobile Devices, Ransomware, Scams, Security, Virus|Comments Off on Android Ransomware

Missed Call (Wangiri) Scam

This post was originally published in August 2017 at the height of the last wave of what is know as the "Wangiri Scam" or "Missed call scam". Unfortunately it has become necessary to re-post this piece with reports of thousands of scam mobile phone calls are being received throughout the country.  While the call

2018-03-04T15:12:19+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Scams, Security|Comments Off on Missed Call (Wangiri) Scam

The Importance PCI DSS Compliance

With the ongoing threat from cybercriminals using both high and low tech methods of identity theft, your data is your most prized possession. Like it or not you are no longer a person with a single identity. As we rely more and more on digital means to make our professional and personal lives more

2017-08-13T19:58:26+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Data Protection, E-Commerce, Ransomware, Scams, Security|Comments Off on The Importance PCI DSS Compliance

CEO Fraud Scam

Over the last few weeks we have seen a significant increase in reports of companies being targeted by a particular type of email scam that has been doing the rounds for a couple of years now.CEO Fraud is a scam in which cybercriminals spoof company email accounts and impersonate executives to try and fool an employee

2017-09-01T15:11:18+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Data Protection, Scams, Security|Comments Off on CEO Fraud Scam