How to spot WhatsApp scams!

It seems that an increasing number of people are being targeted by WhatsApp scams. Many assume that popular apps of this kind are perfectly safe. Don’t be fooled! WhatsApp is quickly becoming a fruitful hunting ground for cyber-criminals. Whilst significant emphasis has been placed on awareness and training to identify threats via email, with over […]

3 steps to safeguard personal data in your business

Protecting personal data is at the core of all conversations around cyber security and data privacy. If leaked, or accessed by an unauthorised third party, it could lead to identity fraud, financial loss and damage to reputation. In business, we handle all sorts of personal data belonging to our employees and our customers. Without appropriate […]

8 common types of malware & how to prevent them!

So, you want to know about the different types of malware? Firstly, it’s important to note that the days of simply installing a budget anti-virus software onto your devices are LONG GONE! In the early years of malware (and other cyber-attacks), hackers would create amateur computer viruses, with little understanding of the power they held. […]

What are managed cyber security services?

Today’s technology market is saturated with businesses offering managed cyber security services and claiming to be industry-leading providers. Often, these companies can be vague and misleading in their offering, leaving you (the customer) feeling unsure of what you’re actually paying for! Nevertheless, there are huge benefits of partnering with the right cyber security managed service […]

5 tips to prepare your business for cyber-crime!

Here’s a scary statistic, did you know that the world economy loses more than $1 trillion to cyber-crime every year? And what’s worse, is that figure was 50% less in 2018. If that doesn’t prove the rapid increase in cyber-crime, nothing will. Sadly, two-thirds of businesses in 2019 reported they fell victim to some form […]

Am I being sold a poor-quality cyber security package?

As your business grows, so do the risks. By integrating new apps, scaling your departments, or enabling flexible workstyles, you are providing ample new opportunities for security threats to prosper. But you already know this! It’s why you are looking to engage with a supplier that can offer you a cyber security package that will […]

Get ready! ‘Tis the season for cyber-crime

Cyber-crime during Christmas… Christmas is only a week away and many of us are looking forward to a well-deserved break. Unfortunately, others are scheming activities that are everything but festive and merry! We’ve shared several articles previously that explain the risks that come with cyber-crime and it’s important for us to emphasise these – so […]

3 ways an IT partner can support your business during the Christmas break

IT support during the Christmas break Christmas is just around the corner! And whilst many of us are getting excited for a few days off to spend with family, others are experiencing a mad panic to get everything ready. As a business owner or an office manager, Christmas can be an overwhelming time. With many […]

Beware of Black Friday scams!

As many of you may already be aware, next Friday 27th November is Black Friday, a day where most stores and online retailers offer huge promotions on products of all categories. It’s particularly popular in the technology sector, as we see large valued items like TVs and laptops plunge in price. Many businesses are already […]

Cyber Essentials: Why your business needs it

How important are your customers? How important is your job? How important is your income? We’d guess, very important. So why gamble it all by not remaining cyber-aware? Keeping your customers happy and your business afloat is vital. A real cyber-attack could mean losing credibility among your most valued customers, or worse –liquidation. Therefore, you […]

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