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Quick Q&A: Should You Be Reviewing Your Corporate VPN?

Quick Q&A: Should You Be Reviewing Your Corporate VPN?

The Grant McGregor team talks you through a quick Q&A to help you understand why it might time to review VPN provision, the factors at play and whether they relate to your organisation. The short answer as to whether you should be reviewing your corporate VPN is: Yes.

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The 10 phishing red flags you need to know about

The 10 phishing red flags you need to know about

Phishing is the most destructive type of cyber-attack. While you can stop some phishing attempts with your security tools, it’s almost inevitable that some will reach their intended targets. This means educating your people has to be a key plank in any phishing defence strategy.

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What is Zero Trust and Should I Be Implementing It?

What is Zero Trust and Should I Be Implementing It?

The IT world is full of acronyms and strange phrases. “Zero Trust” is one of the latest to be bandied about, but what does it mean? And is it something your organisation needs to be thinking about? Zero Trust is a model for IT security. Although it is not a new concept, there is an increasing...

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How to ensure web applications used in your business are secure

How to ensure web applications used in your business are 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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What you need to know about the fastest-growing type of phishing attack today...

What you need to know about the fastest-growing type of phishing attack today...

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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Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

Secret 2: Computer Geekery Isn’t All You Need

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Help! I’ve received a suspicious email! What should I do?

Help! I’ve received a suspicious email! What should I do?

We’re huge believers in the power of regular online training to help staff spot malicious email attacks. But what happens when that training pays off and you realise that you have a suspicious email in your inbox? What should your next move be?

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Can You Help Me with Remote Working?

Can You Help Me with Remote Working?

It might not surprise you too much to learn that one of the most common questions we get asked in these days of COVID-19 is: can you help me with remote working? The answer is “yes”, of course. But there are a few vital issues you will need to consider.

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What is an SLA and Why Should My IT Provider Have One?

What is an SLA and Why Should My IT Provider Have One?

An SLA – or service level agreement – is the way you hold your service provider to account. Getting them right is, therefore, essential to ensuring you get the service you need – and will mean that you have the necessary mechanisms in place if things do go wrong.

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5 Security Tips When Working From Home

5 Security Tips When Working From Home

Some of us have always had the flexibility of working from home whereas others have had it forced upon them due to current circumstances.

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