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    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?

    2020-02-12 16:17:25

    The new security threats faced by every UK business

    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...

    2019-10-24 11:22:42

    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.

    2019-09-30 08:30:50

    Why Email Filtering is More Important than Ever

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

    2019-08-06 15:40:40

    What Can We Learn from the Eurofins Ransomware Case?

    The largest private forensics provider in the UK has paid a ransom to hackers after its IT systems were compromised by a cyber-attack. Is this the new normal? And what can businesses learn from the Eurofins experience?

    2019-07-30 08:28:18

    The New Rules for Passwords in 2019

    Access control is fundamental to security – whether in your home, your office or your IT infrastructure. If passwords are the keys that open the doors to your IT estate for legitimate users, how do you stop them falling into the possession of malicious actors?

    2019-07-01 09:58:08

    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.

    2019-05-27 12:37:47

    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.

    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.