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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Could your computer make you sick?

2020-06-26T07:52:27+00:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , |

Could your computer make you sick? According to an old saying, “when America sneezes, the world catches a cold”. What if, however, technology developed to a point where a supercomputer could sneeze and make the world catch a cold? That time may not be so far off. A very brief history of computer viruses [...]

Facebook’s use of phone numbers rings alarm bells

2020-01-14T09:16:39+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: IT Security, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Facebook's use of phone numbers rings alarm bells As companies increasingly try to persuade their customers to use two-factor authentication for added security when they log into their accounts, some people are anxious about providing their phone number in case it is misused or divulged to the wrong people. Facebook, when it launched [...]

IoT home gadgets to be made more secure

2020-01-02T15:55:53+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: IT Security, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

IoT home gadgets to be made more secure The Internet of Things (IoT) has made our lives more convenient in all kinds of ways but, as anyone involved in security will know all too well, convenience can come at the expense of security. In some contexts, this does not really matter, but when [...]

Don’t lose out on contracts because of inadequate cyber security

2019-12-18T16:13:33+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , |

Don’t lose out on contracts because of inadequate cyber security Research from Beaming has shown that 31% of UK businesses would cancel contracts with their suppliers if they believed that those suppliers were affected by a cyber attack. The security of one network depends on the security of the networks around them, and [...]

How two-factor authentication can save you from being hacked

2019-12-18T16:16:53+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

How two-factor authentication can save you from being hacked We all know the theory. We should all create an individual, strong password for each of our online accounts, which we should memorise and never, ever write down. As is so often the case, however, that’s all very well in theory, but in practice, most [...]

Alert over lack of cybersecurity experts as threat of attack increases

2019-11-14T16:54:59+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Compliance, IT Security|Tags: , , , |

Alert over lack of cybersecurity experts as threat of attack increases Barely had the internet started to tiptoe into public consciousness, when cyberattacks became a feature of Hollywood blockbuster films.  Now that it has become a core part of everyday life, cyberattacks have stepped out of cinemas and into the real world, and truth [...]

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