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13 05, 2017

What IT Managers should be doing about the NHS Cyber Attack

By | 2017-05-13T10:22:52+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Security|0 Comments

NHS Cyber Attack Yesterday, the 12th of May 2017, there was what the media are calling a 'massive cyber attack' against the NHS.  I'm in agreement with a former leading figure at GCHQ, Brian Lord, who was interviewed on BBC Breakfast News this morning.  He stated that calling this a 'cyber attack' is somewhat misleading and [...]

10 04, 2017

Examples of Cyber Attacks

By | 2017-04-18T15:07:55+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We all know that cyber attacks are on the increase, but not many of us actually know what it is, or how it effects us. So, I would like to share two examples with you. Cyber Attacks Example  1 - Know who you are dealing with. A large UK multinational centralised their finance function. As part [...]

1 03, 2017

Why I hate the term cybersecurity

By | 2017-03-01T18:30:48+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Security|0 Comments

Cybersecurity and Cyber I’m going to start by saying the terms ‘cyber’ and ‘cybersecurity’ grate on me, a lot.   Seriously, it was the mid-90’s when ‘Cyberbob’ conned the rather lovely Sandra Bullock in The Net.  It was cringe worthy then - and its cringe worthy now. Hackers may have been a bit of a cooler [...]

24 10, 2016

Dyn DNS DDoS – understanding the cyber security terminology!

By | 2016-10-26T08:45:37+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Security|0 Comments

I’ll refrain using the term cyber security for the rest of this blog, let’s face it – it’s so 1990s!  Which brings me neatly to my first point – IT security the hardest part is understanding the terminology! Denial of Service - DoS This weekend’s cyber (damn, didn’t mean to use that -Ed) attack on [...]

11 07, 2016

Why network security should be top of your to-do list

By | 2016-07-11T09:03:24+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Network security should be top of your to-do list? Now more than ever, every business is suspect to a cyber-attack.  Whilst we agree it is very difficult to stop these attacks, you can take precautions to stop them affecting your business.  It has been claimed, that 60% of large UK businesses have been hit by cyber-attacks [...]

1 02, 2016

Help to mitigate cyber attacks

By | 2016-02-01T17:02:47+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Security|0 Comments

What are cyber attacks? We keep hearing the words, cyber attacks, hacking, viruses, worms and malware. What does it all mean? More importantly, what can be done to help you to mitigate cyber attacks? By taking some simple steps you can  protect your business, protect your data and take steps to prevent these attacks happening to you? [...]

28 04, 2015

Cyber Security and are we doing enough?

By | 2015-11-18T14:45:19+00:00 April 28th, 2015|Security|0 Comments

Whether we like it or not, we now live in a digital age, this means living by digital standards. This means businesses Large or Small have to protect what is rightfully theirs. Cyber Security is on the increase, the amount of attacks, viruses and malware has increased ten-fold and become more sophisticated. So what does [...]