Do you know how hackers attack?

  Cybercrime is very real and the threat is eve- increasing. It is, pretty much, the Wild West out there! Almost half of UK businesses suffered an attack in the past year, with many experiencing cybersecurity-related issues at least once a week. Most employees are likely to have had some kind of security training, standard procedure for the majority of businesses …

Cybercrime is on the rise

It is apparent to all that cybercrime is on the rise. The attacks in the last few years, Wannacry, Petya, and others have brought a new phrase – ‘Ransomware’ to our attention. The top three threats are as follows: 1. Malware – software designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorised access to a computer system. Employee education, regular updates to …

What’s your security posture?

Security is a Board level concern. So how do you frame the big security questions in business terms? “What would happen if we were hacked and our ERP system was down for two days?” “What if a virus like notPetya locked us out of our computers and we couldn’t get ships in and out of the port?” “What if our …

GDPR hoops

Firstly, this is JUST a heads-up for those of you who may need to consider the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulations. DISCLAIMER : This is by no means a comprehensive guide. You must do your own research and consulting to make sure you are in compliance. A lawyer told me that GDPR replaces the Data Protection Act. He …