What is Multi-Factor Authentication and What are the Benefits?

multi factor authentication

Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA is a security measure that requires you to provide two separate pieces of information before you are granted access to an online service. In the past, it has been far too easy for hackers to obtain credentials and access your online services. By implementing MFA you are telling the online service that you are in fact, who you claim to be.

The 12 Scams of Christmas

12 Scams of Christmas

It may be the season of goodwill and a time for giving but this Christmas we are asking you to be a bit of a Scrooge and don’t gift your finances or data to potential scammers. Here are some of the most common scams you are likely to experience across email, text message and phone calls.

Cyber Attack – The Human Trigger

Cyber Attach The Human Trigger

Did you know that human error was a contributing factor in 95% of breaches? Since human error plays such a vast role in cyber breaches, addressing it is key to reducing the chances of your business being successfully targeted. It also allows you to protect your business from a far wider range of threats than any single technical solution could and can potentially empower your workforce to actively look out for and report new threats they may encounter. Mitigation of human error must be key to business cybersecurity in 2021.

Cyber Awareness Training – Sowing the seeds of mistrust

Cyber Awareness Training Sowing the seeds of mistruct

Most employees have sat in on manual handling courses, first-aid training, safe pass, health & safety meetings but few have ever participated in cyber training. If the inbox is the biggest threat to the business, then the casual nature of how it is used by staff must change

What is 2 Factor Authentication and What are the Benefits?

Benefits of 2FA

2 Factor Authentication or 2FA is a security measure that requires you to provide two separate pieces of information before you are granted access to an online service. In the past, it has been far too easy for hackers to obtain credentials and access your online services. By implementing 2FA you are telling the online service that you are in fact, who you claim to be.

Ransomware – Do You Trust Your Inbox?

Ransomware - Do you trust your inbox

Email is the No.1 threat vector and most cyber-attacks including ransomware occur because of an action carried out by the recipient of an email. So, do you trust your inbox? The following tips are designed to help you investigate an email and avoid falling victim to a ransomware or other cyber-attack.

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