Cyber Attacks increase by 59%

Cyber Attacks increase by 59%

Interesting article here from American website Small Business Trends, highlighting the increased number of threats faced by small businesses not just in the US but worldwide. Some pretty stark statistics illustrating that vigilance and awareness is key when it comes...
What is Cyber Essentials?

What is Cyber Essentials?

So, what is Cyber Essentials? Well it consists of a self-assessment form that is completed by a business before being reviewed and passed by an assessor and accreditation body respectively. “Just another tick-box exercise?” I hear you ask then, and the answer is...
Security Challenges of Small Businesses

Security Challenges of Small Businesses

What are the challenges facing small businesses when it comes to cyber security?  Now the most obvious one is cost. Small businesses, in many cases simply cannot afford the expense of having a cyber security expert on their payroll or even a dedicated IT team...
Changes to Govt guidance for UK businesses

Changes to Govt guidance for UK businesses

OK, so it’s fair to say that there’s a lot going on in UK politics at the moment! Amongst all the headlines, one you may have missed is the evolution of the Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme, of which we are Accredited Practitioners. The National...
Leicester City FC Hacked

Leicester City FC Hacked

Leicester City FC announced in June that a hacker had broken into the club’s online shop and manage to steal fans financial details including cardholders name, card numbers expiry date and CVV numbers. This may affect anyone who has made a purchase through Leicester...
Gone Phishing

Gone Phishing

One of the most common attacks you will encounter in your day to day lives is a phishing scam. These can vary from very clever and intricate emails made to look like they have been sent by a genuine company or tailored to your own specific details, all the way down to...