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    2022-07-12 11:22:23

    Is LinkedIn the safe space you think it is?

    Last month, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in the USA issued a warning about fraudsters using the professional social network LinkedIn to target victims. Are you and your colleagues as aware of the risks as you need to be? Through the pandemic, the activities of hackers and cyber...

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    2022-06-29 14:34:07

    Protect your business from these common financial phishing scams

    The average office worker sends and receives around 121 emails every day. And while that sounds like a lot, you may be shocked to learn that 3 billion phishing emails are sent each day. They account for 1% of all email traffic. What’s a phishing email? It’s an email sent by cyber criminals that...

    2021-11-16 15:39:54

    The Phishing Threat Now: A 2021 Update

    According to the FBI, phishing incidents doubled in frequency during 2020. The pandemic was boom time for cyber criminals, with nearly a quarter of a million phishing attempts reported in the USA alone. What can companies do to protect themselves from such email-based cyber threats?

    2021-02-08 10:18:00

    The State of Email Security Update

    At the end of last year, security company Mimecast released the latest version of its annual state of email security report – and it revealed some worrying findings. What should organisations be doing to protect themselves from the current attack vectors? In this year’s report(1), Mimecast...

    2021-02-01 10:00:00

    What is Typosquatting? And What Can You Do to Protect Your Organisation from It?

    A phishing method which relies on “typosquatting” is on the rise. But what is typosquatting? And how can you protect your organisation from it? Typosquatting is nothing new – ever since the early days of the Internet, people have been cashing in on domain names that sound or look like the official...

    2019-06-04 11:00:10

    From Spam to Phish – Cyber Crime on a Plate

    Email – love or hate it as a form of communication, it touches most of us everyday and shows no signs of going away. This is especially true in the workplace where it hasn’t yet been dislodged by the various messaging apps as the preferred medium to send information.

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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.

    2018-03-05 07:30:53

    Best Practice Password Security

    Passwords have an important role to play in any organisation’s cyber security – whether to protect user access to applications, data or email. So what should organisations be doing to ensure that the passwords and password policies being used are up to scratch? 

    2018-01-29 12:46:27

    Why the Carphone Warehouse Data Breach Offers Lessons to us All...

    Carphone Warehouse has just been fined £400,000 by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as a result of a 2015 data breach.