Why employees aren’t the weakest links in IT security

  It seems there is a modern perception across many industries that employees are the weakest links in IT security. And, Technology news website ‘The Next Web’ writes that “given the ever-increasing frequency of data breaches – with human error often being a cause or catalyst – you’d be forgiven for thinking that employees are naturally at fault.” With the …

Top 5 tips for creating the perfect home working space

The UK has been in Covid-19 lockdown for a while now, and millions of businesses have enforced remote working for their employees. Given the current climate, its realistic to assume that working from home will be the new ‘norm’ for a while. And, many companies still need their staff on top form despite the global disruption. So, how do you …

Your Covid-19 security guide

As the coronavirus pandemic develops, working from home for non-key workers is no longer optional: it is compulsory. The transition to full-time home working was sudden, and for many workforces it is a new and unwelcome change. Remote working presents many logistical issues for those companies that haven’t already bred it into their culture and, for many, the last few …

How to work from home during self-isolation

In these uncertain times, companies are facing unprecedented challenges to ensuring business is running as usual. The requirement for isolation and, this week, a lockdown-style environment, is already putting immense pressure on businesses of all different kinds across the country, with day-to-day running potentially greatly affected. But businesses are in a far greater place today than they’ve ever been with …

Watch what you click : Coronavirus-themed cyberattacks hits every country in the world

There is an enormous amount of confusion at the moment. Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt. Not to mention Disinformation, Rumour, Conspiracies. All this is encouraging cybercriminals to try and get computer users to give away information. Phishing, of course. With large numbers of people working from home, there are plenty of distractions, and it only takes a moment of inattention to click …

Have you protected your business from Covid-19?

UK lockdown is moving swiftly towards its second month and, with no clear indication of when things might return to ‘normal’, businesses are settling into remote working for the long haul. No company was prepared for a pandemic, and many have already suffered major losses as a result of it. But it’s not too late to make sure your business, …