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Scottish Enterprise Reveals Closing Date for Cyber Essentials Vouchers

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...

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

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.

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How to Address the Dangers of Personal Devices for Work

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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Not Faster than the Lion

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.

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Education, Education, Education

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...

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Cyber Essentials – Easy as 1-2-3?

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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Why shrewd companies are getting tested and certified for Cyber Essentials

Why shrewd companies are getting tested and certified for Cyber Essentials

It’s tempting to see the UK Government’s new Cyber Essentials scheme as not worthy of investigation if you’re an established organisation with good IT systems in place. But our experience as an IASME Certification Body has taught us that this isn’t always the case.

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Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme worth up to £1000 launched in Scotland

Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme worth up to £1000 launched in Scotland

The Scottish Government has made funding available for a new voucher scheme to help Scottish businesses and charities achieve the National Cyber Security Centre's (NCSC) Cyber Essentials certification.

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Everyone Begins Cyber Essentials from a Different Starting Point

Everyone Begins Cyber Essentials from a Different Starting Point

Everyone begins their Cyber Essentials certification process from a different starting point – but that’s what makes the scheme so important.

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Don’t Rely on Ethics: Protecting Your Company When You Need to Let Someone Go

Don’t Rely on Ethics: Protecting Your Company When You Need to Let Someone Go

When it comes down to it, letting an employee go is never pleasant. Anger, confusion and even tears are all possibilities if the process isn’t well organised, professionally executed, and respectful to everyone involved.

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