Instagram Scams

The most common Instagram scams and how to avoid them

Instagram is the world’s fastest-growing social media platform, so it comes as no surprise that it has attracted the attention of fraudsters who are keen to cash in on the platform’s popularity. Since it launched in 2010, the app has amassed more the 1.15 billion active users who share a…

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What impact will Brexit have on GDPR

What impact will Brexit have on GDPR?

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, many organisations have been left wondering what impact Brexit will have on GDPR and what steps should be undertaken to comply with new laws and regulations. When the GDPR came into effect on the 25 May 2018, it signalled the biggest shake-up of…

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Cyber Security New Year's Resolutions 2021

Cyber Security New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

With the door firmly closed on 2020, it’s important we look ahead and make Cyber Security New Year’s resolutions that will increase our cyber resilience, reduce risk and protect us from the type of threats that have dominated the last 12 months. Cybercrime flourished during the pandemic as opportunistic cybercriminals…

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Christmas cyber Scam

Top 5 Christmas Cyber Scams

Cyber scams are a persistent problem for organisations at all times of the year; however, there is a steep increase in scams at Christmas as cybercriminals take advantage of distracted staff to launch targeted attacks. When we’re distracted, mistakes happen, and Christmas tends to be the one time of the…

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How to effectively communicate and manage policies

How to Effectively Manage and Communicate Policies

Policies are crucial in the workplace as they help reinforce and clarify the standards that are expected of employees. In effect, they are the written laws that define what is acceptable and unacceptable within your organisation. Whether it’s a social media policy, password policy, or privacy policy, your employees need…

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The Cyber Threats Keeping CISOs up at Night

The Cyber Threats Keeping CISOs up at Night

The position of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is by no means an easy one. The constantly evolving threat landscape, digital transformation, and compliance with the latest regulations and requirements can all pose significant challenges to CISOs. The Coronavirus pandemic has also heightened Cyber Security concerns and created a…

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GDPR Compliance during Covid-19

How to Maintain GDPR Compliance During Covid-19

Covid-19 has created unprecedented challenges for organisations across the world. Within a short space of time, organisations have had to rapidly set up remote operations, react quickly to new risks, adapt processes, all whilst maintaining GDPR compliance. As a result of the pandemic, organisations are now collecting and processing new…

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Policy Engagement in the Covid and Post Covid World

Policy Engagement in a COVID & Post-COVID World

The world has changed, business has changed. A worldwide pandemic has caused restructuring of processes, employees, and activities. It has forced organizations to look for agile ways to manage a dynamic business environment. As organizations went into lockdown and moved employees to a work from home environment they were confronted…

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How much is your data really worth

How Much is Your Data Really Worth?

The continual stream of high-profile data breaches has made us acutely aware of how valuable our data has become and the damage that can ensue if it falls into the wrong hands. There are a host of reasons why hackers want to get their hands on our sensitive data but…

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What is Credential Stuffing

What is Credential Stuffing?

Credential stuffing has been dominating the headlines in recent years and has fast become the attack method of choice used by cybercriminals. Between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2019, Akamai Technologies recorded more than 88 billion credential stuffing attacks across all industries. This figure is only expected to rise…

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Protecting Charities from Cybercrime

Protecting Charities from Cybercrime

This week is Charity Fraud Awareness Week and it's been specifically set up to provide charities with valuable advice on how they can protect themselves from the threat of fraud and cybercrime.

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5 Examples of Security Breaches in 2020

5 Examples of Security Breaches in 2020

It’s fair to say that 2020 is a year that we won’t forget in a hurry. The Coronavirus pandemic has completely transformed our lives and created an ideal environment for cyber attacks and security breaches. Since the start of the year, there have been as many as 726 million cyber…

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Cyber Security best practices

6 Cyber Security Best Practices to Protect Your Organisation

Cybercrime has become a major problem for organisations around the world. Data breaches continue to dominate the headlines, and the Coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for improved cyber security practices to defend against evolving threats. Small to mid-sized organisations are increasingly under attack and are proving to be a…

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How to stop hackers on Facebook

How to Stop Hackers on Facebook

New social media platforms are emerging all the time but Facebook remains the world’s largest social networking site with over 2.7 billion active monthly users. Hackers have been quick to capitalise on this huge growth market and are continually finding new ways to defraud and scam users. By taking advantage…

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