Business Cyber Security Blog

How to Spot a Phishing Email - Are You Aware of These Email Security Red Flags?

15 May 2017

A new form of Ransomware has recently spread to 74 countries, most notably affecting the NHS. This ransomware arrives via phishing emails, and gets onto systems by the user clicking on a link or attachment in a phishing email.

CEO Phishing - Would Your Accounts Department Fall For This?

09 February 2017

It’s a cruel technique that hackers have been using to shake down SMEs for years, though now the cyber-security world is seeing CEO Phishing develop frightening new forms. We don’t mean to panic you but… 

3 Ways Your IT Department Can Damage your Reputation

29 July 2016

"It takes 20 years to build a reputation, and 5 minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently." - Warren Buffett.

Can Your IT Provider Protect You from These Threats?

08 July 2016

Just what are those 'security risks' you're always hearing about and being warned of? Worms, trojans, spyware etc. it all doesn't mean much when you don't really know what they are.

We explain all the dangers here, and outline the impact to business of one of these risks becoming a reality. We also explain how we protect you against these risks, so there's no need to worry!

Small Businesses Getting Hit by Cyber Crime

13 June 2016

A survey of members of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed that small businesses are carrying the cost of cyber crime, and are collectively attacked seven million times a year - costing the UK economy an estimated £5.26bn.

Mass LinkedIn Hack Reveals Everyone Still Chooses Terrible Passwords!

27 May 2016

This week it came to light that a 2012 hack of the business social network LinkedIn, originally thought to have compromised around 6 million accounts, actually affected over 106 million users.

Cyber Security - Potentially the Biggest Productivity Concern for your Business

15 April 2016

At first, Cyber Security and Productivity don't seem to be linked at all.

IT Security in 2016 - Is Your Business Secured?

26 January 2016

Hacking and data theft is a topic that should strike fear into the heart of any well educated business owner due to the potential implications of reduced reputation, financial losses and threat to the business.

CEO Impersonation - Rising threat to Financial Services and other companies

19 October 2015

In recent months, there has been a significant increase in a specific type of fraud used to embezzle money from companies of all sizes.

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