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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...

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    2020-09-09 11:46:00

    Grant McGregor Publishes New Cyber Essentials Guide to Recent Changes

    The way the Cyber Essentials scheme is run has changed significantly during 2020. Grant McGregor Ltd has now published a short guide to explain the changes and how they might affect you.

    2020-02-12 16:17:25

    The new security threats faced by every UK business

    As 2020 gets well underway, the Grant McGregor team is taking the opportunity to ask: what are the security threats we need to be aware of now? Here’s our take on the security issues you should be thinking about in 2020. Facing off against the ever-changing IT security threat resembles a game of...

    2019-10-29 16:52:27

    Why SMEs Should Get Expert Help with Cyber Security

    Cyber security is a complex topic, so it is essential to get expert help. As a result, and particularly for SMEs, it is better to find an experienced IT partner than to try to do it all in house.

    2019-10-24 11:22:42

    Are You Doing Enough to Protect Your Data?

    Concern over cyber threats has hit an all-time high, with a recent global cyber risk perception survey finding that 79% of organisations now rank cyber risk as a top-five concern.

    2019-10-16 15:44:40

    Why Are Software Updates (or Patches) So Important?

    Software updates (or patching) is familiar to us all. We’ll update the apps on our mobile phones with some regularity and the same should apply to all the software applications we use on all devices we use. Unfortunately, we find that many businesses are still using out of date or older versions of...

    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.

    2019-07-01 09:58:08

    One Year On from GDPR: What’s Changed?

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018. At the time it was heralded as a major change in the way individuals and organisations will think about – and collect, manage and secure – data.

    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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