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    The Implications of Outdated Software

    Staying current with software is not just a matter of keeping up with the latest trends—it’s a necessity for the security, efficiency, and overall success of your business. The pace at which technology advances is staggering. With new, faster hardware hitting the market, legal changes, leaps in internet speed, and shifts in user expectations, it’s… Continue reading The Implications of Outdated Software

    The Expansion of IoT and Its Impact on Business Cybersecurity

    We’ve recently assembled a comprehensive list of considerations for business owners in 2024 in our blog “What IT Issues Do I Really Need to Consider for 2024?” and this week’s article will spotlight one of those crucial topics: IoT. While the growth of IoT offers tremendous opportunities for businesses to improve efficiency, enhance customer experiences,… Continue reading The Expansion of IoT and Its Impact on Business Cybersecurity

    How to Stop Juice Jacking: A Comprehensive Guide.

    In the digital age where technology assists our daily routines, safeguarding our devices is critical, especially for those of us in London who are always on the move. Charging devices in public has become second nature, yet it harbours a hidden danger known as juice jacking. This comprehensive guide explains what juice jacking is, its… Continue reading How to Stop Juice Jacking: A Comprehensive Guide.

    The Possibilities of Passkeys: A Comprehensive Guide to Password-Less Authentication

    A passkey is a cryptographic key or a sequence of characters used for authentication to access a network or system. It serves as a security measure, typically in the form of a password or PIN, to verify the identity of an individual or device trying to connect to a secured environment. Passkeys offer an unparalleled… Continue reading The Possibilities of Passkeys: A Comprehensive Guide to Password-Less Authentication

    A Pragmatic Guide to Network Security for Busy CEOs 

    In the fast-paced digital era, the threat of cyber-attacks is an ever-looming reality that haunts enterprises big and small. With stories of cyber malefactors infiltrating the defences of monumental organizations like the NHS to humble one-man operations, the narrative is clear: cyber threats are real and relentless. The fear often brews a fatalistic outlook among… Continue reading A Pragmatic Guide to Network Security for Busy CEOs 

    Email Spoofing-How It Works and Steps to Prevent It

    Being aware of email spoofing is crucial for office workers and IT managers to avoid potential dangers. By disguising an incoming message as coming from someone else’s email address — usually, yours – hackers can easily infiltrate your systems or steal sensitive information. Understanding the prevalence and implications of this type of cyberattack is key… Continue reading Email Spoofing-How It Works and Steps to Prevent It

    Safe Data Removal – Certificates & Custody Chain

    The Importance of Safe Data Removal In today’s increasingly digital world, the significance of safe data removal cannot be overstated. Here’s a closer look at why it’s crucial: Data Breaches and Their Consequences Data breaches have become a pressing concern for organizations. When sensitive data falls into the wrong hands, it can lead to significant… Continue reading Safe Data Removal – Certificates & Custody Chain

    Navigating the Pitfalls of Manual ISO 27001 Certification: Is Excel Enough?

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    IT issues that ISO27001 helps you to resolve: ISO 27001 is an international standard for information security management systems. Having worked in the field of IT for numerous years, I can confidently say that implementing the ISO 27001 standard addresses several critical issues in IT environments. It provides a robust framework for an Information Security… Continue reading Navigating the Pitfalls of Manual ISO 27001 Certification: Is Excel Enough?

    Drata.com’s Continuous Compliance with ISO 27001 and Beyond 

    Data security and compliance have never been more crucial. As businesses globally grapple with an ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats, the importance of adhering to international standards, such as ISO 27001, cannot be overstated. Enter Drata.com, a beacon in the complex world of continuous compliance.  The Legacy of ISO 27001  For years, ISO 27001 has… Continue reading Drata.com’s Continuous Compliance with ISO 27001 and Beyond 

    ISO 27001 Introduction To Continuous Compliance With Drata

    ISO 27001: A First Look ISO 27001 is a substantial undertaking, often daunting for newcomers. Initially, you might hope that the standard will offer clear guidance and a definitive list of requirements, but as you delve deeper, you quickly realize this isn’t the case. The ISO 27001 standard provides advice that is both highly general… Continue reading ISO 27001 Introduction To Continuous Compliance With Drata

    12 Essential Steps to Cyber Attack Prevention: A Guide for Office Managers

    Cyber attacks can cripple an organization, and as an office manager, you play an essential role in preventing these threats. But how can you stay one step ahead of cybercriminals and protect your office from potential disasters? Worry not! We’ve put together this comprehensive guide to help you navigate the world of cyber attack prevention… Continue reading 12 Essential Steps to Cyber Attack Prevention: A Guide for Office Managers

    Promoting a Cyber Security Culture: An Office Manager’s Guide

    As cyber threats become more commonplace, office managers need to promote a positive security culture in their workplace. This guide provides practical advice on how to do this. Engaging and training staff effectively, collaborating with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and fortifying your organization’s information security posture. By following these tips outlined in “Promoting a cyber-security… Continue reading Promoting a Cyber Security Culture: An Office Manager’s Guide

    A Modern Take On Cyber Security Awareness With Psybersafe.com

    I came across the online portal Psybersafe.com which helps with cyber security awareness and had a chat with its creator Mark Brown. Mark kindly allow us to test-ride their product and share our experience. In Mark’s words, their platform is a tool that will help with security awareness for businesses over many years. The platform… Continue reading A Modern Take On Cyber Security Awareness With Psybersafe.com

    MDM for Apple: Protecting Your Data with Microsoft Intune and Azure Active Directory (AD)

    In an era where digital transformation is fueling business growth, Apple device usage, specifically Macbooks and iPhones, has become an integral part of the enterprise ecosystem. However, as these devices permeate the business environment, concerns about data protection and unauthorized access to employee devices have risen to the forefront. This is where solutions like Microsoft… Continue reading MDM for Apple: Protecting Your Data with Microsoft Intune and Azure Active Directory (AD)

    IT Support for Solicitors: Guarding Against Cybercriminals

    The growing threat of cybercrime has become an ever-present concern for businesses, and solicitors are no exception. As technology advances, the risks posed by malicious actors also increase, placing a strain on IT support teams to protect their clients from data theft and other online threats. With recent studies conducted by Action Fraud from the latest edition… Continue reading IT Support for Solicitors: Guarding Against Cybercriminals

    Securing Your Business: A Comprehensive Guide to Cyber Essentials & Plus

    As businesses become increasingly reliant on technology, the need for robust IT security solutions has never been greater. Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus are two certifications that can help protect your business from cyber threats and ensure compliance with industry standards. It is worth remembering that this is Government backed scheme and In this blog post,… Continue reading Securing Your Business: A Comprehensive Guide to Cyber Essentials & Plus

    Encryption: The Case For and Against and Why It Matters

    Today’s blog is all about encryption. We’re going to talk about what encryption is, how it works, why it’s important, and more. Specifically, we’re also going to explore the great debate around encryption, whether strong, unbreakable encryption should exist, or if it should be made slightly weaker in certain situations, and why this matters for… Continue reading Encryption: The Case For and Against and Why It Matters

    Incognito Mode: Who Can See What I’m Doing Online?

    Today’s blog will explain how ‘Incognito Mode’ works on your web browser and explores the question of whether our online activity is ever truly private. I’ll look at the pros and cons of incognito mode using my years of experience working in IT support. Okay, first, let’s consider why we’re focusing on incognito mode today.… Continue reading Incognito Mode: Who Can See What I’m Doing Online?

    The Dangers of Deleted Data

    In today’s blog, I’m going to be looking at an important topic in the field of keeping your data safe. Did you know that data you’ve deleted can be recovered by hackers? This represents a huge security risk and yet many people naturally assume that once files have been deleted, they are gone for good.… Continue reading The Dangers of Deleted Data

    Say Goodbye to Old IT Equipment: Embrace the Digital Revolution

    In this blog post, we’ll discuss the reasons why you should stop wasting money on old IT equipment and embrace the benefits of a fully digital workflow. Why You Should Say Goodbye to Printers and Scanners In today’s fast-paced digital world, it’s essential to stay up to date with the latest technological advancements. One of… Continue reading Say Goodbye to Old IT Equipment: Embrace the Digital Revolution

    Confidential Emails: A Treasure Trove for Hackers

    In today’s digital age, an email is an essential tool for communication and collaboration in both personal and business settings. However, email is also a treasure trove for hackers, who can use it to gain access to sensitive information and defraud individuals and businesses. In this blog, we will discuss the risks associated with email… Continue reading Confidential Emails: A Treasure Trove for Hackers

    Cyber Security: Why You Need To Prioritise It During Cost-of-Living Crisis

    In today’s increasingly digital world, cyber threats have become a major concern for businesses of all sizes. Cybercriminals are always on the lookout for their next target and the consequences can be disastrous. However, for small businesses, the stakes are particularly high as they often lack the resources and expertise to effectively protect themselves against… Continue reading Cyber Security: Why You Need To Prioritise It During Cost-of-Living Crisis

    Cyber Security: The Essential Guide

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    Why Cybercriminals are Targeting Solicitors

    The growing threat of cybercrime has become an ever-present concern for businesses, and solicitors are no exception. As technology advances, the risks posed by malicious actors also increase. This is placing a strain on IT support teams to protect their clients from data, and other online, threats. With recent studies conducted by Action Fraud showing that 75%… Continue reading Why Cybercriminals are Targeting Solicitors

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