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Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi is one of my hot topics of conversation at the many networking events in and around Glasgow that I attend. I have to say, I am becoming a bit paranoid about it, however, I make no apology for bringing it up. Why, you may well ask? Well, let’s cut right to the point. The main danger of public Wi-Fi is simple – your mobile phone is easy to hack! And, if you want to know just how easy it is to hack into your phone [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Cyber Security, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protecting your business from Cyber Attack

Protecting your business from cyber attack should be the first thing on the agenda of every board meeting. Why? Because if you do have a strategy of protecting your business from cyber attack then you are potentially putting your business at risk. You may have heard the quote; ‘There are only two types of business – ones that have had a cyber breach. And, those that don’t know they have had a cyber breach! However, I believe that is just a marketing slogan and cannot be quantified by fact. What [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Cyber Security|0 Comments

Your Local Cyber Security Experts

Your local cyber security experts, bold statement or true fact? In truth only our customers can answer that question, but if asked I am sure they will back us up. Unleashed, have two main areas of operations Glasgow and the central belt to Edinburgh and Manchester along the M62 corridor which covers Leeds and Liverpool. In addition to this we have local experts that we can call upon from Birmingham right up to Aberdeen. This means, we know the City's, we know customers and we know business. As your local [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Cyber Security, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cyber Security for the Sole Trader

Cyber security for the sole trader. I do a lot of networking events and talk a lot about Cyber Security. However, my focus, tends to be on how SME’s and Corporate companies should be better protected, and how they should mitigate risk. But during a conversation this morning, I started talking to a lovely lady who is a sole trader. It got me thinking, that there is no real advice about cyber security for the sole trader. So, Sole traders and you guys who only have a couple of people, [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The cost of human error

The cost of human error, when it comes to cyber-crime can be very damaging. The unfortunate thing is we are making things far too easy for the cyber criminals We are now in the digital age. This means, everything is online or stored on some device. We all use Smartphones and tablets and it is hard to imagine life without them. With the introduction of cameras on our mobile devices and better and faster Internet access. It is easy to take a picture and send it to a Facebook or [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What makes a good Cyber Security Consultant?

What makes a good cyber security consultant? As cyber-crime rises, it seems every IT person is now a cyber security expert. However, with so much information floating around how do you separate the wheat from the chaff? Well, Unleashed, is here to help you decide. As we have said many times, in various posts over the last year, cyber security is a science. The sad part though, is most IT people do not fully understand it and most IT sales people certainly shouldn’t be selling it. We say that simply [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments