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    2022-03-02 09:13:20

    Cyber Essentials has changed. Here’s how.

    Cyber Essentials has just undergone the biggest update in its eight-year history. So what’s changed? And why? The Grant McGregor team gives you the low down on the update. Cyber Essentials was launched in 2014, to encourage UK organisations of all sizes and types to attain a basic level of cyber...

    2022-01-17 08:30:00

    Simple tips for managing web browser security

    Most people within your organisation will use at least one web browser. They are ubiquitous. Some will use them to access essential business apps. Some will be using them to access webmail accounts. Others will use them simply to browse the Internet. Yet web browsers are amongst the most insecure...

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    2021-05-10 07:30:00

    New NCSC Research Shows Small Businesses Have Most to Gain from Cyber Essentials Scheme

    Small businesses typically benefit the most from a Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certification, according to new research conducted for the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre. The NCSC commissioned BritainThinks to perform a baseline review of Cyber Essentials to look at how the scheme...

    2020-01-10 16:07:00

    Scottish Enterprise Reveals Closing Date for Cyber Essentials Vouchers

    Since its launch in November 2018, Scottish Enterprise’s voucher scheme has helped hundreds of Scottish businesses achieve the valuable, Government-backed Cyber Essentials Certificate. The vouchers are essentially grants of up to £1,000 that allows organisations get expert assistance, tailored...

    2019-09-16 07:30:46

    EVENT: Cyber Essentials - Why It's Good For Business

    It's not long now until our Cyber Essentials event on Thursday 26th September and the places are filling up quick! Click the link at the bottom of this blog to register now and ensure your place.

    2019-05-27 12:37:47

    How to Address the Dangers of Personal Devices for Work

    What happens when an employee downloads a virus onto one of their personal devices that you have allowed access your company systems? Grant McGregor takes a look at an emerging weak spot in many companies’ defences.

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    2019-05-06 07:30:53

    Not Faster than the Lion

    Cyber threats are constantly evolving and growing. With breaches reported in the international press, it is easy to get lost in the white noise of cybercrime fear and misinformation. But there are some truly straightforward and clear steps that every business can take.

    2019-04-30 08:23:21

    Education, Education, Education

    Those of us of a certain age will remember the promise that things can only get better… and the mantra of “education, education, education”. It all seems a long way away today. The good news? When it comes to cybersecurity, things can get significantly better with a relatively small investment in...

    2019-04-17 14:45:05

    Cyber Essentials – Easy as 1-2-3?

    The Government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme is becoming both increasingly well-known and applied for. We think this is a good thing.

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