How To Stay Up To Date With Your Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Cybersecurity is a vital part of every business. In the digital age, where every company needs multiple computers and electronic devices to operate effectively, keeping your data and infrastructure secure has never been more crucial. One of the best ways to ensure that your company has quality cybersecurity processes in place and that it complies […]

Texaport helps financial experts capitalise on new Edinburgh location

Financial Services IT Support

When Forth Capital, a leading financial planning and pensions advisory company, wanted to expand its global operations with a new UK office, it turned to Texaport for help. Forth Capital was founded in 2004 to provide intelligent investment advice to help expatriates across the world become financially independent. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and with specialist […]

The Importance Of Cybersecurity, The MGM Hack

Cybersecurity is a vital part of any IT management strategy. It keeps your data safe and ensures that hackers can’t get into your systems and compromise them. This is common knowledge, so you’d probably think that major companies would have a great cybersecurity strategy. You’d be wrong. MGM Resorts International, one of the world’s largest […]

What is a Password Manager?

IT Support Password Management

According to a 2017 survey carried out by consumer password management company LastPass, the average business employee keeps track of and has access to 191 passwords. 61% of those employees use one password or iterations of that one password everywhere, putting convenience over known security vulnerabilities. It’s not surprising that 81% of data breaches are […]

Anatomy of a Cyber Attack

Between November 27th, 2013 and December 15th, 2013, over 40 million credit and debit card details were compromised and around 70 million confidential customer records were copied from Target (a massive US retailer) servers. So how did this happen and how could it have been prevented? What lessons can be learned to prevent smaller businesses […]

How can you prepare for Cyber Essentials?

Cyber Essentials is a UK Government-backed scheme overseen by the National Cyber Security Centre and GCHQ. The scheme is designed for businesses of all sizes to provide “base level” controls for security. In order to secure supply chains effectively, it is recommended that Cyber Essentials accredited organisations work only with other Cyber Essentials accredited bodies. […]

Phishing for Gold

IT Security

With the rise in “Phishing” emails affecting hundreds of businesses a day in the UK, Texaport is working with our clients to implement industry-leading Mail Filtering solutions. These solutions help to identify, isolate and quarantine suspicious emails which could harm individuals and businesses either directly through an infectious attachment or indirectly through gathering security credentials, […]

Passwords

IT Support Password Management

The importance of keeping password safe What would you do if your customers stopped paying your invoices? How would your business react if the payments due to you were being paid to a cyber-criminal instead? The situation would be less than ideal to put it lightly. The importance of password protection and management is growing […]