Challenge of Cyber Security Awareness

How to Overcome the Challenge of Cyber Security Awareness

If there is one thing that we can be certain about when it comes to Cyber Security, it’s that the landscape will remain dynamic and turbulent. Cyber attacks and breaches continue to hit the headlines and organisations have become increasingly conscious of how vulnerable they are to threats.  Cyber Security Awareness Month  October marks the...

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Cyber Security Awareness Program

How to Improve your Cyber Security Awareness Program

With cyber attacks becoming increasingly sophisticated and targeted, cyber awareness continues to be a key priority for many organisations. According to a recent study, the total annual cost of cybercrime for a company has jumped from $11.7 million in 2017 to a record high of $13 million.   Whilst external threats are constantly emerging, insider employees remain a...

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Top 10 tips to protect your home Wi-Fi network

Our increasingly technological world means that our homes are now filled with a wide range of gadgets and devices that require an internet connection. Whether it’s our computer, tablet, phone, fridge, TV or baby monitor, our increasing reliance on the internet to connect all our devices has opened the door...

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cyber security program

Free Awareness Assets to Kick Start your Cyber Security Program

Starting a company-wide security awareness campaign can be challenging. Identifying what training needs to be delivered, who needs to be trained and employee engagement are all common obstacles that organisations face when it comes to launching a cyber security program.   Through our experience of developing and implementing staff awareness programs over the past ten years, we’ve recognised that...

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tips for GDPR compliance

5 Tips for GDPR Compliance

As we edge closer to the one-year anniversary of the implementation of GDPR, many organisations are still struggling to achieve compliance with the landmark legislation. In fact, a recent study conducted by Forrester found that over half of the respondents had not taken all the necessary steps to achieve compliance, despite the passing of...

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Qatar Airways Phishing scam

Qatar Airways Phishing Scam Targets Users on WhatsApp

Qatar Airways has urged customers to be vigilant after a phishing scam has circulated on WhatsApp purporting to give away free airline tickets. With the holiday season in full swing, fraudsters have launched the phishing scam hoping to take advantage of holidaymakers looking to book a break away. WhatsApp users have received...

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cyber security for universities

How Universities can protect themselves from Cyber Attacks

Cybercrime is a concern for every industry; however, in recent years there has been a significant increase in the number of cyber attacks on academic institutions. 70% of UK Universities have fallen victim to phishing attacks and just last week, international students at The University of Manchester were targeted with an...

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Top 5 phishing scams

Top 5 Phishing Scams

Phishing has been around for a long time and has always proved an effective way to con people out of money and steal personal information. However, as our technological landscape has evolved, the phishing scams that we are seeing are increasingly more advanced and deceptive. The attackers have honed their...

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GDPR in 2019

GDPR in 2019 – Things we have learned 1 year after GDPR

Well, it’s been an eventful few weeks. As we passed the 1-year anniversary of the implementation of GDPR, it seemed that many organisations had remained relatively unscathed from the threat of financial sanctions for non-compliance with the new regulation. According to the European Data Protection Board, regulators in 11 countries issued fines...

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5 Tips to Improve Password Security

Top 5 Tips to Improve Password Security

Password security has never been more important. We use a password for pretty much everything we do online, whether it’s logging into our email accounts, bank accounts, social media sites, shopping accounts, online forums, the list is endless! With so many password protected sites, it can be tricky to remember...

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