Cloud-based storage and applications are touted as the way of the future, promising organisations greater flexibility and productivity as well as fewer IT-based headaches. But understandably, many business leaders still have their questions about the security of these systems: how safe is their company data when it’s being stored on a separate company’s servers? How effective are Discover more
Without encryption, the ways we use the internet today would look very different. Using things like online shopping, banking and other services online would be much more difficult and unsafe. That’s because websites that have access to your personal data, such as bank details and passwords, encrypt it in order to protect you, their Discover more
We all know what spam is. No, not the tinned meat kind, but the annoying email messages that look so dodgy you might wonder how anyone could fall for these scams. However, the reality is that many people do fall victim to cybercrime originating from spam and phishing emails. Sometimes, differentiating between scam messages Discover more
Spam is not only annoying - it can be seriously dangerous for your business. While cybersecurity awareness training can do wonders to minimise risks posed by spam, it’s only one side of the coin: you also need intelligent protection in the form of a strong spam filter. Today, we’ll go over how Office 365’s Discover more
If you’re interested in gauging how good your organisation’s IT security really is, you should consider applying for a Cyber Essentials certification. Read on to discover how this scheme can help you identify IT security threats and what you need to pass. What is the Cyber Essentials scheme? Cyber Essentials is a Discover more
When a layperson is asked about cybersecurity, “firewall” is likely to be one of the first phrases that come to their mind. You might well be one of these people. But do you actually understand what a firewall does and how it protects your device and company network? That’s exactly what we’ll be going Discover more
We’ve quickly become very dependent on our smart devices. The average Brit checks their phone 28 times a day; that’s almost twice per hour if they get 8 hours of sleep. So it’s no wonder that personal mobile devices - smartphones, tablets and laptops - have become a very common sight in the modern Discover more
After January 14th, 2020, Microsoft will no longer offer support for Windows 7. If you’re part of one of the 43% of organisations that still uses Windows 7, you need to understand what this news means for your business so you can make the right choice for what to do prior to January 2020.