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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

2018-09-04T19:39:28+00:00July 5th, 2018|Data Protection, Marketing, Ransomware, Scams, Security|Comments Off on Email is the Number One Threat Vector

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+00:00August 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+00:00July 30th, 2017|Data Protection, Scams, Security|Comments Off on CEO Fraud Scam

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+00:00June 21st, 2017|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security, Websites|Comments Off on Cybercrime Part 4 – Lessons learned

Web Browsing at Work – Is it Secure?

To the Cyber-criminal, your browser is their gateway to your personnel information. There is a treasure trove of information available on your browser, be it credit card details, emails, browsing history, passwords, bank details etc. You can never be 100% secure when browsing the web. There are however several common-sense steps you can take

2017-07-04T19:43:25+00:00April 29th, 2017|Data Protection, Ransomware, Security, Virus|Comments Off on Web Browsing at Work – Is it Secure?

Irish Revenue Phishing Scam

The other day I wrote an article to explain what the term Phishing meant. Somewhere in the middle of the piece I figured that it would be a good idea to use an example of a phishing mail that I myself have received in the past. Having received hundreds maybe thousands, I indexed through over

2017-02-09T13:48:09+00:00March 12th, 2010|Scams|Comments Off on Irish Revenue Phishing Scam