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Russian Cyber Attacks

The Rise of Russian Cyber Attacks: A Growing Global Threat

In recent years, the world has witnessed a significant rise in Russian cyber-attacks, targeting a wide range of sectors from government institutions and infrastructure to

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Synthetic Identity Fraud

Understanding Synthetic Identity Fraud and How to Detect and Prevent It

Synthetic Identity Fraud (SIF) is a sophisticated and growing type of fraud where criminals create fictitious identities by combining real and fake information. Unlike traditional

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Social Engineering

What are ‘Wangiri’ Scams and How Can I Avoid Them?

In the realm of telecommunication fraud, one scam that has been gaining notoriety is the “Wangiri” scam. Originating from Japan, the term “Wangiri” translates to

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Security, Social Engineering

Who is the Most Likely to Get Scammed?

In the digital age, scams have become increasingly sophisticated, targeting a broad spectrum of individuals. While anyone can fall victim to a scam, certain demographics

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Ransomware

The Rise of Ransomware: How to Protect Your Business

In recent years, ransomware attacks have surged, becoming a major threat to businesses of all sizes. These attacks, where malicious software encrypts data and demands

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Security, Social Engineering

Unveiling Cloaking: How Scammers and Cybercriminals Hide in Plain Sight

In the digital world, cloaking is a deceptive and sophisticated technique used by scammers and cybercriminals to evade detection and carry out malicious activities without

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Cloud Services, Security

Navigating the Complexities of Cybersecurity for Cloud Computing

As businesses increasingly shift to cloud computing to capitalize on its efficiency and scalability, understanding the complexities of cybersecurity within this environment has never been

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Security

5 Simple Tips for Small Businesses to Improve Their Cybersecurity

In the digital age, cybersecurity is not just a concern for large corporations but for small businesses as well. With limited resources and often less

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Security

Decoding Cryptocurrency Security: Protecting Your Digital Assets

As cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others continue to gain popularity, the need to secure these digital assets has never been more critical. Unlike traditional

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Ransomware, Security

The Rising Threat: Understanding the Dangers of ScrubCrypt Crypter

In the ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity, new threats emerge regularly, and one such menace is the ScrubCrypt Crypter. This new tool represents a significant threat

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Security

Selecting the Best Managed Detection and Response Solution for Your SME

For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), navigating the world of cybersecurity can be daunting. With the rise of sophisticated cyber threats, a Managed Detection and

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Security

How a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Solution Can Help Your Small Business

In today’s digital landscape, small businesses face cybersecurity threats just as severe as large corporations, but often without the same level of resources to combat

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Security

Understanding and Mitigating the Risks of Smart Home Devices

Smart home devices transform our living spaces into hubs of convenience and efficiency, but they also bring cybersecurity risks that we cannot ignore. As we

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Security, Social Engineering

The Human Factor: Combating Social Engineering Attacks

In the complex and ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, social engineering attacks stand out for their cunning exploitation of the most unpredictable element in any security

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Artificial Intelligence, Security

Emerging Threats and Innovations in Cybersecurity: Staying Ahead of the Curve

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, staying informed about emerging threats and ground-breaking innovations is not just a necessity; it’s a race against time. Cyber

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Security

Securing Your SME’s Future: The Path to ISO 27001 Accreditation

In an era where data breaches are frequent and costly, safeguarding information assets is not just prudent; it’s a business imperative. For small and medium-sized

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Cyber Insurance

Navigating the Digital Storm: The Benefits and Requirements of Cyber Insurance

In the treacherous waters of the digital world, cyber insurance acts as a life raft for businesses navigating through the storm of cyber threats. As

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Security

The Power of Conditional Access in IT Systems

In the realm of IT security, the age-old principle of “trust but verify” has evolved into a more nuanced stance: “Never trust, always verify.” Also

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IFA, Security

Cybersecurity Essentials for UK IFAs

Financial Advisory firms are beginning to realise that the cybersecurity they have in place may not be enough to fully protect their client data. Find

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Security

Why You Should Conduct a Cybersecurity Risk Assessment

In today’s digital age, the importance of cybersecurity cannot be overstated. With an ever-evolving landscape of threats, businesses of all sizes are at risk. One

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Security

Navigating the Cybersecurity Minefield: The Dangers of RDP

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) has become an indispensable tool for many organizations, offering remote access to networked computers and enabling seamless connectivity. However, the convenience

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Security

Quishing: A Rising Threat and Strategies for Prevention

In the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats, a relatively new term, “quishing,” has emerged. Quishing, a portmanteau of “Quick Response” and “phishing,” refers to fraudulent

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IFA, Security

Safeguarding Trust: Cybersecurity Essentials for Independent Financial Advisors in the UK

In the digital age, Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs) in the UK are entrusted not only with managing assets but also with protecting sensitive client data.

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Security

What are Advanced Persistent Threats and should we be concerned?

Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) represent a high-level cybersecurity risk, characterized by the persistence, skill, and resources of the attackers. Typically, APT actors are well-funded, resourced

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Security

What is Clickjacking and how can it be prevented

Clickjacking is a malicious technique that tricks users into clicking on something different from what they perceive, often by overlaying invisible or disguised elements on

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Artificial Intelligence, Security

How are Cybercriminals leveraging AI?

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into cybercrime has amplified the potential threats that individuals, businesses, and governments face online. Here’s how cybercriminals can harness

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Ransomware, Security

LockBit Ransomware: How can you be better protected.

LockBit is one of the many ransomware strains that target computer systems accounting for almost 30% of attacks. LockBit is a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) group operates

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Antivirus, Security

Is antivirus good enough to protect my small business?

While antivirus software is a fundamental layer of protection, relying solely on it is not sufficient for a small business in today’s threat landscape. Cyber

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Security

What is the cost of a Ransomware Attack?

Ransomware is one of the most devastating cyberthreats businesses face today. It can cause irreparable damage to a company’s systems, data, and reputation, and the

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Security

10 Tips on Sending Files Securely for Employees

Using secure methods to send files and documents safeguards sensitive information, protects against cyber threats, upholds privacy, ensures regulatory compliance, and fosters trust among stakeholders.

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Security

What is Brute forcing and how can it be prevented?

Brute forcing computer systems is an aggressive hacking technique where attackers attempt to gain unauthorized access by systematically trying all possible combinations of passwords or

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Security

What’s the difference between Intrusion Detection Systems and Intrusion Prevention Systems

In today’s cybersecurity landscape, the battle against cyber threats requires advanced defence mechanisms. Two powerful tools in this arsenal are Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and

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Security, Social Engineering

Email Security Management: How do you select the one for your business?

Without doubt email is the cybercriminals method of choice when it comes to cyberattacks. Selecting an effective email security management solution is crucial to safeguarding

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Security

Risk Management vs. Vulnerability Management Tools: Understanding the Distinction

Risk Management Tools and Vulnerability Management Tools are both vital components of a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy, yet they serve distinct purposes within the realm of

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Security

Extortionware: The Sinister Evolution of Ransomware

In the realm of cyber threats, ransomware has long been a dreaded adversary, encrypting valuable data and demanding payments for its release. However, a more

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Artificial Intelligence, Security

Can the role of AI help in the fight against cybercrime?

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, the battle against cybercrime is becoming more complex and challenging. As cybercriminals continue to develop sophisticated attack techniques, the

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Security

Best InfoSec Assurance standards for small businesses: SOC2 vs ISO27001

Small businesses today face a growing need to demonstrate their commitment to robust cybersecurity practices and data protection. SOC 2 and ISO 27001 are two

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Security, Social Engineering

Phishing Assessments: What is involved and why it is important

A phishing assessment, also known as a phishing simulation or phishing test, is a process used to evaluate an organization’s susceptibility to phishing attacks. It

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Ethical Hacking, Security

Penetration Testing: What’s needed to do it successfully?

Undertaking a penetration testing, also known as ethical hacking, is a crucial step to assess the security of a company’s systems and identify vulnerabilities that

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Security

The Cybersecurity Risks of Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and the alternatives

The Cybersecurity Risks of Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and the alternatives Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a popular tool that enables users to access and

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Security

How can IT cybersecurity services benefit small businesses?

As technology continues to evolve, so do the cybersecurity threats that pose risks to small businesses. Many small businesses assume that they are too small

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Security

Cybersecurity in the Age of IoT: Securing Smart Devices

The Internet of Things (IoT) has ushered in a new era of connectivity and convenience, with smart devices seamlessly integrating into our daily lives. However,

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Security, Social Engineering

Security Risks of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a popular and cost-effective technology that allows voice communication over the internet. While VoIP offers numerous benefits, such as

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Security

Cybersecurity for Mobile Devices: Safeguarding Your Smartphone

In today’s digital age, mobile devices have become an integral part of our lives, carrying a wealth of personal and sensitive information. With their increasing

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Cloud Services, Security

Cybersecurity in the Cloud: Ensuring Data Protection

With the widespread adoption of cloud computing, ensuring data protection in the cloud has become a critical concern for organizations. As data moves beyond traditional

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Security

Understanding Zero-Day Vulnerabilities and their Implications

Zero-day vulnerabilities pose a significant threat to computer systems, networks, and software applications. Understanding these vulnerabilities and their implications is crucial for organizations and individuals

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Security

What is malvertising and should I be concerned

Malvertising, the use of malicious advertisements to spread malware and compromise users’ systems, poses a significant threat in the digital landscape. Preventing malvertising requires a

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Artificial Intelligence, Security

The Rise of Ransomware Attacks: How to Protect Your Business

Ransomware attacks have become a prevalent and costly threat to businesses worldwide. 20% of all cyberattacks involve ransomware. These malicious attacks involve encrypting critical data

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Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Services, Security

The Future of Cybersecurity: Emerging Trends and Technologies

The field of cybersecurity is constantly evolving to keep up with the ever-changing threat landscape. As technology advances, new risks emerge, and organizations must adapt

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Security

The Importance of Patch Management in Preventing Cyber Attacks

Patch management is a critical aspect of cybersecurity that often goes overlooked. It involves the regular monitoring, testing, and application of software updates, or patches,

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Ethical Hacking, Security

The Role of Ethical Hacking in Strengthening Cybersecurity

Ethical hacking, also known as penetration testing or white-hat hacking, plays a crucial role in strengthening cybersecurity. It involves authorized professionals, often referred to as

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Security

The Growing Threat of Insider Attacks and How to Mitigate Them

As organizations become more interconnected and data-driven, the threat of insider attacks is on the rise. Insider attacks occur when individuals within an organization misuse

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Artificial Intelligence, Security

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Enhancing Cybersecurity

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the field of cybersecurity by empowering organizations to proactively detect, prevent, and respond to cyber threats with increased efficiency and

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Security, Social Engineering

Social Engineering: How to Recognize and Combat Phishing Attacks

Social engineering is a deceptive tactic used by cybercriminals to manipulate individuals into revealing sensitive information or performing actions that compromise their security. One of

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Cloud Services, Security

Choosing the Best SIEM Solution for Small Businesses: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction A Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system collects and analyses security event data from various sources to detect and respond to cybersecurity threats

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Security

Strengthening Your Digital Fortress: The Power of Application Firewalls

Introduction In today’s interconnected world, where cyber threats loom large, safeguarding our digital assets is of paramount importance. One effective line of defence against malicious

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Cloud Services, Security

Best Practices when selecting a Cloud Service Provider

When selecting a cloud service provider (CSP) for your business, it’s crucial to consider several factors to ensure you make an informed decision that aligns

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Security

Exploring the Dark Web: Understanding the Hidden Threats

The Dark Web is a mysterious and shadowy corner of the internet that remains hidden from traditional search engines. While it’s important to clarify that

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Security

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Remote Workers

In recent years, the number of remote workers has skyrocketed, and with it, the importance of cybersecurity best practices for individuals working outside of traditional

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Security

Security issues with WhatsApp

WhatsApp, a popular messaging platform used over 2 billion people worldwide, has raised serious concerns regarding its security implications for organizations.

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Security

What is SOAR and do I need it

SOAR, which stands for Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response, is a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity that combines threat intelligence, incident response, and security operations into a single, streamlined process…..

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Security

Do I need to encrypt my Hard Drive?

Why should I go to the trouble of encrypting my hard drive, what are the benefits and considerations that I need to be aware of.

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Security

4 Top Critical Proactive Cybersecurity Measures

Reactive cybersecurity measures aren’t sufficient in the current environment. Cyberattacks become more sophisticated with each passing year, you need to take a more proactive approach.

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Security

Why my business should implement multi-factor authentication

MFA is important because it makes it much more difficult for unauthorized users to access your accounts, even if they have your username and password.

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Security

Top 10 tips for improving cybersecurity in your business

We look at the top tips for improving cyber security in your business

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Security

The problem with forcing regular password changes

There are a number of problems with making users to regularly change their passwords. It can lead to users selecting weaker passwords.

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