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The new security threats

The new security threats

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...

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How Phishing Got Social

How Phishing Got Social

There’s a new attack vector in town: social media. Social is currently the fastest-growing type of phishing attack. Here’s what you need to know. We’ve covered phishing many times here on the Grant McGregor blog. We think it’s important to do so, because we all need to stay vigilant against the...

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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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Why SMEs Should Get Expert Help with Cyber Security

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.

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Why Are Software Updates (or Patches) So Important?

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 Unfortunately, we find that many businesses are still using out of date or older versions of...

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Want to Get Back to Doing Your Day-Job?

Want to Get Back to Doing Your Day-Job?

“IT Support is not in my job description”

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Why Email Filtering is More Important than Ever

Why Email Filtering is More Important than Ever

Email poses perhaps the greatest risk for organisations in terms of cyber security.

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15 Quick Tips for Staying Safe Online

15 Quick Tips for Staying Safe Online

Staying safe online isn’t just a message we need to share with our kids. We all need to stay abreast of the latest scams and dangers so we can stay safe.

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The Ever-Growing Attack Surface of IoT: Your Questions Answered

The Ever-Growing Attack Surface of IoT: Your Questions Answered

The impact of the Internet of Things is already making itself felt in our homes and in our everyday lives. This means an ever-growing threat for businesses as they try to keep pace with the new threats these devices present.

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