What is Penetration Testing?

Penetration Testing

As the Cybersecurity Industry grows, so will the terminology used within the industry. This blog aims to explain what Penetration Testing is, the different types of Penetration Testing and how it can be beneficial towards certain businesses.   What is Penetration Testing?   Penetration Testing uncovers weaknesses in your computer systems, networks, and applications before […]

Ransomware: A Beginning to 2023

Ransomware 2023

Ransomware in 2022: Review   At the end of 2022, the Cybersecurity company Emsisoft released a report revealing the high number of Government bodies, Universities, Hospitals and Healthcare Providers targeted by Ransomware Groups in the United States. Emsisoft’s year-on-year comparisons of Ransomware activity/incidents highlight a surprising level of consistency since 2019. Emsisoft reported that over […]

The Impact of Spam Emails on Businesses

The impact of spam emails on businesses

Spam can have a negative impact on any organisation, from decreased productivity and resources to overwhelming employees with unwanted messages. To stay competitive, businesses must proactively protect themselves against spam online via email.   In this blog post, we’ll explore how spam can negatively affect businesses and look at ways companies can protect themselves against […]

Cyber Essentials 2023: April Update

Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Cyber Essentials has recently released an update regarding their requirement changes as of April 2023. This is part of a regular review of the scheme’s controls; this ensures that UK organisations which are Cyber Essentials qualified continue to be guarded against the most common cyber threats.   The requirements for Cyber Essentials will change through […]

The Importance of Cybersecurity Within Supply Chains

Cybersecurity supply chain

Supply Chain Attacks are becoming more common in the wild, and basic steps can be taken to mitigate the risks and secure your business, and its assets. Supply Chain Risks can come in different forms: it could be software produced for a consumer product which has been compromised, or it could be the suppliers themselves […]

Protect Your Business from Data Theft with a VPN

Data Protection VPN

Nowadays, data protection is everything. That’s why protecting your company’s data from theft is so important. Virtual private networks (VPNs) can be a great way to keep your data safe. Here’s what you need to know about VPNs and how they can help protect your business by reinforcing your Cybersecurity efforts.   How Data Theft […]

Cybersecurity Insights – Last Pass Breach

Last Pass Breach

On 25th August ‘22, LastPass CEO Karim Toubba, released a statement informing LastPass’ customers that they had detected some unusual activity within a portion of the LastPass development environment. This was traced back, and the point of origin was identified to be a single developer account, which proved to have been compromised, giving an attacker […]

Upcoming Cyber Security Trends in 2023

Upcoming Cyber Security Trends in 2023

Every year, the global, fast-paced cybersecurity movement finds new directions. With a surge in more sophisticated cyber-attacks, it becomes clear that staying a step ahead of threat actors is the way to go.  As we advance into 2023, cybersecurity will have a different face; methods will change, and only organisations that can read the signs […]

How Office 365 can Help Organisations Achieve Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Office 365

Office 365 is a cloud-based productivity suite that offers a range of tools and features to help organisations improve their productivity and collaboration. In addition to its many benefits, Office 365 also offers several features that can assist organisations in achieving Cyber Essentials Accreditation.   Cyber attacks have been on the rise, causing businesses over £100,000 […]

Apple iOS Brings Vulnerabilities: Have you updated your iPhone?

Apple Inc. is one of the largest technology corporations globally, and after years of gaining user trust and demonstrations of promoting strong internal privacy, they have managed to maintain a strong security stature across their Device Family. With the emergence of NFC and Apple Pay around 2014, the tech giants were flexing their Single-Use Token […]