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12/09
2017
What to do during a ransomware incident
Posted by Caroline Moore on 12/09 at 10:00 AM Security,

Since the global ransomware attack that wreaked havoc across the NHS and other organisations, we have designed this simple infographic to help businesses and individuals understand what to do if they are affected ransomware incident.We would invite you to save the link in case you...

22/08
2017
Are file-less or non-malware attacks the next big threat to cyber security?
Posted by Ash Khagram on 22/08 at 10:00 AM Security,
computer screen

There are more cyber-attacks occurring across the globe than ever before. While estimates of a 15% to 20% increase year on year for cyber-crime might not seem vast, that number is global and affects millions of PC’s, devices, and endpoints eg routers, servers, etc. Now hackers have...

04/08
2017
Ransomware – it affects all businesses
Posted by Colin Woods on 04/08 at 10:00 AM Security,

Ransomware attacks sees hackers kidnap business or organisational data or access to systems until you pay them for their release.Businesses cannot operate without data. The global attack that affected the UK’s NHS and subsequently closed a number of GP surgeries for a short time is...

28/07
2017
Are cyber-attacks a threat to SMEs?
Posted by Colin Woods on 28/07 at 10:00 AM Security,

Cyber-attacks and their perpetrators are constantly in the news as more high profile businesses and organisations are brought to their knees by a range of threats, such as ransomware and malware.The NHS, FedEx, Nissan and University College London are among the recent ransomware...

21/07
2017
What is GDPR and why it matters to all businesses
Posted by Colin Woods on 21/07 at 10:00 AM Security,

As the deadline closes in on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Colin Woods explains why the law is being adopted and why all businesses need to take notice.With latest figures* revealing 71% of UK businesses are unaware of the fines they will incur if they do not...

11/07
2017
How to mitigate the risk of ransomware
Posted by Matt Needs on 11/07 at 10:00 AM Data centre, Disaster recovery, Security,
Mitigate-the-risk-of-ransomware

Ransomware is all over the media at the moment to the extent that many people may think it's something new. In fact, ransomware has been around for a few years now, but it has just recently become universally known due to the recent high profile attacks which sadly affected many large...

04/07
2017
Secure business interactions with end-to-end encryption
Posted by Simon Dunstan on 04/07 at 10:00 AM Security, Unified communications, ShoreTel,
End to end encryption for UC image

With security such a high priority for businesses across the globe, a European Parliament committee has lent its weight to the trend by encouraging the use of online encryption for all digital communications to protect the privacy of its citizens.We are used to apps such as...

27/06
2017
Law firm cyber-attack reveals serious vulnerabilities
Posted by Caroline Moore on 27/06 at 05:20 PM Data centre, Law firms, Security,
solicitor holding his head after being hacked

Today’s ransomware attack on global law firm DLA Piper illustrates just how vulnerable the legal sector is to cyber-crime and the immediate need for a review of data backup policies.DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the...

27/06
2017
Queen’s speech turns spotlight on data protection
Posted by Colin Woods on 27/06 at 10:00 AM Security,
Personal data security image

As the political analysis of the Queen’s speech settles, the Government and businesses will begin placing emphasis on data protection during the next year to meet the guidelines of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation as well as a new digital charter.As part of...

20/06
2017
Test your data backups regularly to guard against ransomware
Posted by Colin Woods on 20/06 at 10:00 AM Disaster recovery, Security,

With University College London struck down by a ransomware attack which brought down its shared drives and student management system, we would urge businesses and organisations to pay renewed attention to their data backup procedures.Last week’s cyber-attack, thought to be have been...

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