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The 4 Essential Dos and Don’ts of Handling Confidential Information in Your Business

The 4 Essential Dos and Don’ts of Handling Confidential Information in Your Business

GDPR has changed our attitude towards the information we hold in our businesses and our perceptions of the responsibility we have for it. But GDPR isn’t just about electronic information – it relates to all the information you hold within your organisation. Digital systems have changed the volume...

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Unhappy new data breach!

Unhappy new data breach!

The new year was barely hours old, when news started leaking about a troubling new data breach – the result of a ransomware attack on a major currency exchange business. Holiday makers, foreign exchange offices and airport currency services were all thrown into disarray in the first few days of the...

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Predictions 2020

Predictions 2020

At this time of year, it's traditional to reflect on the year that’s been and think about the year ahead. What can we do better in 2020? And what does the year have in store for us?

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Are You Doing Enough to Protect Your Data?

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.

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One Year On from GDPR: What’s Changed?

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.

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Are Your Websites and Applications Secure?

Are Your Websites and Applications Secure?

What are you doing to secure your business website and other web applications used in your business? If you run local browser (web) applications, they are probably secured with a variety of techniques, including firewalls, regular patching and network monitoring. But what happens when you are...

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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

Windows Server 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

Are you still using Windows Server 2008 R2 within your business IT environment? If so, it’s time to start planning a migration strategy as the server technology approaches its end of life.

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Urgent Call to Action if You Are Using Windows 7

Urgent Call to Action if You Are Using Windows 7

Are you using the Windows 7 operating system on your PCs and laptops? If so, it is time to take action and start planning an upgrade to Windows 10.

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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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