Private Schools and Parents Face Cyber Threat

Cybercriminals are always seeking new targets. Organisations receiving large payments, and with poorly secured IT systems are a treasure trove for hackers. Their latest campaign attacks private schools, with the aim of tricking parents into paying thousands of pounds of school fees to fraudsters’ accounts. Unfortunately, many private schools lack adequate digital security. Cybercriminals are […]

GDPR: Is Your Law Firm in the 75%?

In November 2017, it was reported that 75% of UK law firms aren’t ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With less than three months to go until the compliance deadline of 25th May 2018, it is more important than ever for law firms to be prepared. The legal sector is already highly regulated, […]

Client Data: Is Your Law Firm the Weakest Point in the Cyber Security Chain?

During 2016, 73 out of 100 top UK law firms were targeted by hackers. Meanwhile, many smaller firms mistakenly believe they are too small or niche to attract the interest of cybercriminals. As a law firm, the information you store and process is highly valuable. By aggressively targeting law firms, hackers seek to steal sensitive […]

Internet of Things: Balancing Benefits and Risks in the Workplace

A recent survey of over 1000 buyers of IT across Europe and North America showed that 29% of companies have already embraced IoT, with an additional 19% planning to adopt IoT within their organisation over the next year. By the end of 2018, these figures suggest IoT will be adopted by nearly half of all […]

Will we be haunted by Spectre and Meltdown for decades to come?

Fundamental vulnerabilities in modern devices: Will we be haunted by Spectre and Meltdown for decades to come? 2018 began with the alarming news that nearly every computer chip manufactured in the last 20 years contains basic security flaws. These flaws have been collectively named Spectre and Meltdown, and were discovered by security analysts at Google. In […]

Could a Data Breach be the End for Your Business?

Building a business is hard work. To lose it all as a result of a data breach would be devastating. Unfortunately, we recently learned of a SME who found themselves in this situation. Facing the threat of legal prosecution following a data breach, the company had no other option than to close its doors for […]

3 Business Benefits of 2 Factor Authentication

Passwords are the weakest link in digital security. They can be guessed, captured by hackers logging keystrokes, or stolen by social engineering techniques. Additionally, individuals are often guilty of writing them down or using passwords that are easy to remember. For businesses, this is bad news. Unauthorised users exploit the weak protection afforded by passwords […]

Secure Email: Simplified

Despite the clear benefits of secure email, organisations and individuals continue to send unencrypted emails around the world, risking their digital security and email privacy. Relying on unencrypted email is the digital equivalent of sending a postcard in the mail. Before landing in your recipient’s inbox, regular email travels through servers all over the world. […]