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    2023-11-13 15:08:00

    Best practice for no-code and low-code solutions

    No-code and low-code solutions offer the tantalising promise of turning every member of staff into a developer – enabling everyone in your organisation to use technology creatively to solve the real-world business challenges they face every day.

    2023-11-06 10:11:00

    Why is cyber security so difficult in industrial environments? And what to do about it

    As industrial and manufacturing businesses undertake digital transformation initiatives, they stand to drive efficiency, improve productivity and achieve new competitive advantage. However, as digitalisation progresses, they also expose a new risk: a growing surface which is vulnerable to...

    2023-10-31 10:14:19

    Cyber security update: 2023’s phishing tactics

    Since the pandemic, email use has been rising rapidly. With more email use, comes greater risk of email-borne cyber threat. This article explores the latest research into phishing activity to help you be prepared and minimise the phishing risk to your organisation.

    2023-10-23 15:45:50

    The problem of shadow IT – and how to get the human factor right in cyber security

    Here at Grant McGregor we are believe that your staff play a vital role in your cyber security defence. While awareness training and a good reporting culture are staples of this approach, there are other behavioural activities that an organisation must address in order to strengthen its...

    2023-10-16 15:11:11

    Update yourself on the latest thinking about ransomware

    The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has published a new report looking at the threat of ransomware to UK organisations. It offers detailed insights into the latest tactics being used by cyber criminals – and how to protect yourself against them.

    2023-10-09 12:07:04

    What do we know about the Electoral Commission data breach? And what can we learn from it?

    Continuing with the theme for Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, our next blog looks at the story reported in August 2023, where the Electoral Commission admitted it had been victim of a cyber-attack. Since then, details have been emerging about the nature of the attack and the attack...

    2023-10-02 14:52:32

    What can we learn from the NCSC’s sixth Active Cyber Defence report?

    In July, the UK’s national cyber security centre published the sixth edition of its Active Cyber Defence report, outlining some of the most significant cyber threats faced – and reported by – British businesses. What can we learn from its revelations?

    2023-09-25 11:53:52

    Generative AI: Are we at a new generational moment in tech?

    Are we right to believe that we stand at the precipice of a new dawn in technology? Are we all about to leap into a new world of generative AI and large language models (LLMs)? If so, what does that mean for the average business?

    2023-09-19 09:54:38

    How to encourage staff to report suspicious cyber activity

    Your staff have a key role to play when it comes to cyber security. This isn’t limited to helping them understand and recognise common attack vectors – it must also include encouraging them to report any suspicious cyber activity.

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