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Hacked: are you sure you’re secure?

As the modern digital age continues to grow and evolve, the volume of electronic data we accumulate continues to grow at a similar rate. Due to the increasing amount of data we need to store, it [...]

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2018 – The worst year yet for cyber-attacks?

Avoiding and identifying ransomware became progressively tougher in 2017, as the amount of ransomware variants increased by 46%.  In the next 2 years, security experts predict businesses will [...]

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Phishing emails – Don’t take the bait

In a recent report by Clearswift, 59% of business decision makers highlighted that phishing emails are currently the biggest concern for UK businesses when it comes to cyber-threats.  In fact, [...]

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Ransomware: a lesson learned, or a repeat in 2018?

Despite the high profile cases last year, many businesses and organisations are going into 2018 with inadequate protection against ransomware attacks.  In a recent survey conducted by Sophos, it [...]

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Cyber security salaries are said to rise by 7% in 2018

According to a recent survey, salaries for cyber security specialists are said to rise at an average of 7% in 2018, making it one of the highest salary increases for IT-based roles. Other IT and [...]

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The Morrisons data breach raises awareness of vicarious liability

What happened? Back in 2014, Morrisons suffered a serious data breach when an ex-employee leaked the data of nearly 100,000 employees online. Data included names, addresses, dates of birth, phone [...]

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Are you aware of the NIS Directive EU legislation coming in to effect in May 2018?

You may have heard about the GDPR, especially if you read our last blog. But there is another EU legislation coming in to effect in May this year, that appears to have fallen under the radar. The [...]

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5 cyber security predictions for 2018

The year has been a difficult one for cyber security, with many prominent attacks having taken place, leading to many businesses needing to review their cyber security. And it’s not going to stop [...]

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so to celebrate we thought we would share with you some hints and tips on how to keep you and your business protected. Top tips to stay cyber [...]

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The humble computer virus

Did you know that computer viruses are almost as old as computers themselves? A computer virus is a small piece of code that can replicate itself by attaching itself to a host. Most people use [...]