In the modern digital landscape where the cloud is so widely adopted, it is vital to secure your organisation’s infrastructure and take proactive measures to enhance and secure your cybersecurity position.
Locking down IT security weak links is crucial to protect your organisation from potential threats and vulnerabilities. It’s vital to the reputation and day-to-day running of your business that you keep your organisational assets safe because cyberattacks can affect businesses of all sizes, when you’re least expecting them.
Whilst remote and hybrid working models proved effective during the global pandemic, they also opened up a range of challenges for IT and cyber security departments. Today’s workplace comprises a combination of office-based, remote and hybrid workers who are increasingly using their personal devices in order to work remotely, from anywhere.
So, what is a botnet? A botnet is a collection of networked machines that can be employed beneficially or with malicious intent. Legitimate uses for bots include crawling and indexing websites for search engines, chatroom policing, and crypto mining. On the darker side, botnet activity has a criminal element. Botnets allow cybercriminals to infect and … Read More
Recognising the signs you are infected with malware isn’t always easy. Cybercriminals disguise their work and bury malware deep within system files and registries, making it difficult to detect and remove. There are tell-tale signs that both users and IT teams can look out for that will help recognise a malware infection sooner rather than … Read More
When considering what type of cybersecurity protection your business needs, it’s easy to become lost in a sea of terms, similar-looking security software suites, and various security options/features. Your security plan will depend on the size of your business and the scope of your network. You are likely familiar with two competing terms that we … Read More
The recent global expansion of remote working has seen mobile device usage and cloud computing grow faster than security technologies can evolve. Consequently, cybercriminals target Apple and Android mobile devices to exploit any known or day-zero security gaps. Up to 90% of a large corporation’s workforce is now remote. These mobile devices will become more … Read More
Companies are seeing a rapid increase of remote working devices connected to their enterprise network, making the benefits of endpoint protection a must rather than a nice-to-have. More laptops, mobile phones, and tablets are getting connected than ever before. In addition, ‘smart factories’ and ‘smart cities’ are bringing even more devices online, such as Internet … Read More
Mobile devices have completely changed our daily lives, both workday and personal time. The average person spends at least four hours on their mobile phones or tablets daily, with just over 54% of all global website traffic traversing over mobile devices (source). Becoming increasingly powerful, mobile devices are supplementing and sometimes replacing desktops or laptops. … Read More
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK authority that upholds information rights and promotes openness from public entities and data privacy for individuals. UK businesses should inform the ICO when they experience a data breach. The ICO helps to guide organisations and individuals regarding ransomware and data protection compliance and provides steps businesses can take to … Read More