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Could remote working be doing more harm than good?

Remote working is on the rise. It is becoming increasingly more popular with 81% of companies in a recent Citrix study declaring that their employees are able to work from more than one location. [...]

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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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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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The next phase for Cloud computing

Cloud computing has affected businesses across all industries like no other technology, but we have yet to see what it can really do. Over the last 5 to 10 years, the Cloud has provided cheaper [...]

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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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How your IT Provider can help you comply with GDPR

On the 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will shake up the way you manage, process and protect any data that you hold. Are you prepared? The GDPR aims to bring the data [...]

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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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How to keep your external devices safe from cyber attacks

You may worry about cyber security and whether your computers are at risk of being attacked, but do you consider whether your external devices such as smart phones and tablets are protected?  [...]