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Cyber Attack – 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.

2021-07-14T08:51:03+01:00July 13th, 2021|Cyber Awareness Training, Ransomware, Security|Comments Off on Cyber Attack – The Human Trigger

Cyber Awareness Training – Sowing the seeds of mistrust

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

2021-07-27T12:13:04+01:00June 27th, 2021|Cyber Awareness Training|Comments Off on Cyber Awareness Training – Sowing the seeds of mistrust

What is 2 Factor Authentication and What are the Benefits?

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.

2021-05-19T13:04:34+01:00May 19th, 2021|Data Protection, Security|Comments Off on What is 2 Factor Authentication and What are the Benefits?

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.

2021-05-14T11:07:40+01:00April 10th, 2021|Ransomware|Comments Off on Ransomware – Do You Trust Your Inbox?

Brute Force Ransomware Attacks are on the Increase: A Strong Password Policy is your Best Defence

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Brute Force Ransomware Attacks are on the Increase: A Strong Password Policy is your Best Defence Recent research by leading cybersecurity firms such as SonicWall, McAfee and F-Secure has found that brute force attacks are now the preferred means of spreading ransomware however, phishing emails remain

2019-09-30T12:21:59+01:00September 30th, 2019|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security|Comments Off on Brute Force Ransomware Attacks are on the Increase: A Strong Password Policy is your Best Defence

Cybercrime Part 4 – Lessons learned

In the final part in this series on cybercrime, I will highlight some other forms of cybercrime that you should be aware of and that have the potential to negatively impact your business operations. I will then finish off by summarising what has been covered throughout the series in a section titled "lessons learned" Other

2017-07-04T19:40:20+01:00June 21st, 2017|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security, Websites|Comments Off on Cybercrime Part 4 – Lessons learned
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