Security Awareness

Iran's Cyber Attack Timeline

Iran’s Cyber Attack Timeline 2009 – 2020

Tensions between Iran and the United States are at an all-time high after the US killing of Iran’s top general, Qassim Suleimani on January 3. Iran vowed to take immediate revenge, and in the days following Suleimani’s death, the country carried out a ballistic missile attack on Iraqi military bases…

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Common mistakes in delivering a cybersecurity awareness campaign

Common Mistakes in Delivering Cyber Security Awareness Campaigns

Mistakes happen, it’s inevitable. But the reality is that when it comes to your Cyber Security Awareness Campaign, any mistake, no matter how small, can have a hugely detrimental effect on the security of your organisation. The results of these seemingly innocent mistakes are continually played out in the press…

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Royal Mail Customers hit with phishing scam

Scam of the Week – Royal Mail Phishing Scam

With the countdown to Christmas now well and truly on, fraudsters have launched a new phishing scam disguised as a parcel notification from Royal Mail. In a bid to catch out unsuspecting consumers, the crooks are sending out text messages that appear to come from Royal Mail. The message informs…

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3 Reasons to Browse the Internet in Incognito Mode

We’ve all become very aware of our online activity and the data trail that we’re leaving across the internet. Every website we visit tracks our activity, touchpoints, interests and this data can, in turn, be used to target us and build a detailed picture of our online activity. You may…

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Doxxing

Doxxing – The Weaponisation of Personal Data

Within the last few years, the public has woken up to the value of their personal data. The growth of social media, the continual stream of data breaches, as well as the recent Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal, has highlighted just how much of our personal data is available online and how…

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Mobile malware

A Quick Guide to Mobile Malware

Gone are the days of using our phones for a simple phone call! Mobiles are now rapidly replacing computers as the go-to method for heading online. We use our phones for pretty much everything, whether it’s online shopping, banking, socialising, working or storing precious photos. They’ve become an extension of…

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A Guide to PSD2 – Strong Customer Authentication

Advances in digital technologies and the growth of the internet have led to an explosion in online crime. As traditional crimes like burglary and car theft continue to fall, online fraud has quickly become the most common crime in the UK with almost one in ten people falling victim. Criminals have shifted…

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