Helping your online customers feel safe

2020-09-22T08:01:08+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , |

Helping your online customers feel safe Amidst a global pandemic and in a burgeoning economic crisis, people are feeling anxiety in all aspects of life. It is a situation that is driving consumers to the internet to purchase online. However, even here, your customer may be concerned that their details are not safe [...]

Online security when videoconferencing

2020-07-20T17:23:58+00:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: IT Security, IT Support|Tags: , , , , , |

Online security when videoconferencing Right now, video conferencing is the new “office meeting room”. The word ‘Zoom’ has entered our vocabulary and everybody is getting the hang of video meetings for both social and professional purposes. There are all kinds of advantages to this but there are, however, also some security points to [...]

Everything you need to know about domain hijacking

2020-07-20T17:18:06+00:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everything you need to know about domain hijacking Every business owner knows the importance of a good domain and anyone who’s tried to find one will know just how hard it can be. Early-adopters have already grabbed many of the best domains, which means that they are now either in use or only [...]

Encouraging diversity in cybersecurity

2020-07-06T14:48:30+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Encouraging diversity in cybersecurity There is a global shortage of cybersecurity professionals, while the volume and sophistication of cybercrimes are growing at an alarming rate. For both of these reasons, governments and the industry are working to raise the profile of the cybersecurity sector and to encourage people, especially young people to see [...]

Recovering your Website after Being Hacked

2020-07-02T14:41:08+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: How To, IT Security|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recovering your Website after Being Hacked Every business should be doing everything it reasonably can to prevent its website from being hacked. But you also need to have at least a basic plan in place for what you are going to do if the worst does happen. Here are some tips to start [...]

SIM-jacking: what you need to know

2020-06-30T16:50:57+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: IT Security, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

SIM-jacking: what you need to know Sim-jacking has been around for a while now but it reached a new level of public prominence when it claimed Jack Dorsey (the founder and CEO of Twitter) as a victim. The perpetrators took over Dorsey’s own Twitter account and, while the result was probably very embarrassing for [...]

Avoiding scam apps

2020-06-30T16:48:37+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Avoiding scam apps Apple and Google take very different approaches to managing their respective app stores. Apple has a (notoriously) lengthy approval process, which means that the apps in its store are, effectively, highly curated and therefore very likely to be both safe and functional. Google, by contrast, generally lets developers upload whatever they [...]

Be alert to calendar spam

2020-06-30T16:35:31+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Be alert to calendar spam These days, it can seem like nowhere is safe from the prospect of computer viruses. Unfortunately, that’s because malicious coders are getting more and more determined to get into your data and are forever innovating new ways to attack. The good news is that forewarned is forearmed. With [...]

Marketing vs GDPR: What You Need to Know about Using Data

2020-06-30T16:29:20+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Compliance, IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Marketing vs GDPR: What You Need to Know about Using Data Decisions have always been driven by data, it’s just that right now the world generates unprecedented amounts of data and we have access to a host of (relatively) new tools to slice, dice, quantify and analyse it. At the same time, however, [...]

Password managers – do the benefits outweigh the risks?

2020-06-29T13:09:52+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , |

Password managers - do the benefits outweigh the risks? One of the ironies of our modern, digital lifestyle is that we are continually being urged to use a strong and unique password for every account we have, while also continually being offered the option to have this password saved for us so that we [...]

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