Internet security: How to protect your digital life from hackers and viruses

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Cyber security|

What would you lose if hackers got access to your mobile phone, email or online shopping details? We store an enormous amount of data with online services, and even just one breach can lead to further compromises, maybe even giving an attacker remote access to your computer or smartphone. As cloud storage and online accounts [...]

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Post-Brexit Cyber-Security

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Cyber security|

Henrik Kiertzner asks how will the UK's departure from the European Union impact cyber-security? Some time has now passed since the United Kingdom voted by a margin of 52 percent to 48 percent to leave the European Union, a grouping of which it has been a leading member since 1973. The tumultuous global reaction to the [...]

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Cyber security specialists warn about increasing ransomware attacks

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Press Release|

Cyber security specialists warn about increasing ransomware attacks Cyber security experts Phortress has warned companies of the importance of updating their data systems to combat a rise in ransomware attacks. The UK-based company says that it is has seen a significant spike in incidents and that companies must update systems daily to keep them safe. [...]

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9 SECURITY TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR WEBSITE FROM HACKERS

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Cyber security|

Hacking is a very real threat, even to those who don’t believe their site has any value to hackers. It is important to understand that websites are compromised literally all of the time, and the majority of security breaches are not to steal your data or deface your website, but instead have the intention of [...]

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The Importance Of A Firewall

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Cyber security|

Security is an obvious concern for your computer devices within your organisation. We have previously discussed Phishing, Cyber-Attacks, Malware, Patching and Regular Backups on our blog. Now, it’s Firewalls! A firewall is a system designed to prevent unauthorised access to and/or from a private network. Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software, or a combination of both. Firewalls are [...]

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How To Prevent Your Website Being Hacked

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 September 25th, 2016|Cyber security|

Previously I discussed ways to monitor for hacking and discover if/when your site had been attacked when you otherwise might not know. Now I’d like to talk about ways to prevent your site being hacked in the first place… More and more we’re seeing websites being hacked with nefarious content (and links) being injected in [...]

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Cyber security specialists warns small companies ‘it could happen to you’

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:34+00:00 September 21st, 2016|News|

Cyber security experts Phortress have issued a warning to small businesses who are ignoring the dangers posed by cyber-criminals. The UK-based company says that it is receiving a steady stream of requests for help from small business who have been targeted. Phortress, which says that too many smaller companies think that an attack will not happen [...]

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Anti-virus software might NOT be keeping your computer safe, and this is why

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:34+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Cyber security|

WORRYING research finds that hundreds of well-known security products could be letting hackers and criminals secretly access your PC. Your PC may not be as secure as you think, even if you have anti-virus software installed, according to some troubling new findings. Research from security experts has discovered that many leading computer security products are [...]

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Second Man Pleads Guilty In Photo-Hacking Scandal

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:34+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Cyber Crime|

A SECOND man is pleading guilty to the photo-hacking scandal of 2014 which saw hundreds of illegally obtained private photographs leaked online - many of which belonged to high-profile celebrities. Edward Majerczyk, 28, is one of two men charged for the hack. In March, 36-year-old Ryan Collins negotiated a guilty plea deal with authorities in [...]

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Solving Problems with Integrated Security and Access Control

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:34+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Cyber security|

Being able to remotely monitor the security situation across a whole site or number of locations would have been the stuff of science fiction a few generations ago, but now this is something that all organisations can utilise, often at very reasonable costs. With increasingly intelligent solutions also come new ways of using this technology [...]

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