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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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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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Our IT Predictions for 2018

Our IT Predictions for 2018

What has 2018 got in store for the small business manager in terms of IT?

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Embracing Disruptive Technology

Embracing Disruptive Technology

Disruptive technology was popularised in 1997 by author Clayton Christensen in his book “The Innovator’s Dilemma’. It refers to technology which significantly alters the way in which a business operates.

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Your IT perimeter: where is it and how do you best defend it?

Your IT perimeter: where is it and how do you best defend it?

Gone are the days when the limits of your security cordon were the walls of the datacentre.  Now, it isn’t the stray floppy disk or errant memory stick we need to worry about – many of us are wondering where the limits of our IT perimeter are.

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Cyber Security Experts Warn of Rise in Ransomware

Cyber Security Experts Warn of Rise in Ransomware

A joint report from the NCA and the NCSC warns that cybercrime is becoming more aggressive. The increase in devices connecting to the internet is providing more opportunities for criminals to hold people to ransom over personal data.

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IoT Security Tips for SMEs

IoT Security Tips for SMEs

There’s much hype about the Internet of Things (IoT) and the endless possibilities of a hyperconnected future. However, 2016 saw a number of DDoS attacks in which attackers exploited inherent security vulnerabilities in IoT devices to take down big name websites such as Twitter, Netflix and Spotify.

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