Psychology can protect your employees against cyber attacks

Despite significant investments in cutting-edge cyber security systems, many businesses inadvertently neglect their most vulnerable asset – their employees. It’s often not sophisticated hacking techniques that pose the most significant risk, but rather the everyday behaviours and thought patterns of individuals within the organisation. Research consistently shows that humans can be easily manipulated into divulging […]

Allen & Overy Data Breach Explained

In the legal sector, where confidentiality is essential, the cost of a data breach can be astronomical. Crucially, while cybersecurity is often seen as a matter for IT teams, many of these breaches are not due to external threats, but human error within the firms. According to the Information Commissioner’s Office in the period from […]

Free Course: Internet Safety

February 6 marks Safer Internet Day, and we’re supporting this vital global initiative by offering our Internet Safety eLearning course for free. Our Internet Safety course teaches your staff how to identify risks like malware, phishing scams, and insecure websites so they can avoid online dangers. With our Internet Safety course, your team will: Ready […]

Malvertising: Everything you need to know

As 2024 begins, we’re already facing fresh computer and data security challenges – primarily due to advancing AI technology. It’s safe to say that cyber attacks are growing more innovative and more personal. While some attack types, like phishing, are increasingly well known, there are other attack types which fly under the radar. Malvertising is […]

What is QR code phishing, and how can your business defend against it?

When it comes to phishing attacks, it’s worth staying alert to the latest threats. Phishing attacks are the most common form of attack that businesses and organisations face; worse still, they’re constantly evolving to incorporate new technologies and psychological angles of attack. The latest of those new technologies is QR codes, which rose to prominence […]

Ten actionable tips to keep your employees safe online

Have you ever considered how your business’s security relies on your employees’ online habits? With organisations facing increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, it’s crucial to evaluate your team’s online behaviour and equip them with the essential knowledge and tools to stay safe online. Let’s explore practical steps to enhance your team’s digital security. The importance of […]

Why your business needs cybersecurity training in 2024

As we enter 2024, businesses will face a range of sophisticated cyber threats, both old and new, that can compromise sensitive data, disrupt operations, and tarnish reputations. It’s enough to make any manager’s head spin. In light of these difficulties, investing in cybersecurity training for employees becomes not just a cautious choice but an essential […]

What you need to know from the ITRC’s ‘2023 Business Impact’ Report

2024 is here, and although the year is new; the cyber threats organisations face are not. Now, a new report from the US-based Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has confirmed that human error continues to be one of the leading causes of data breaches and cyberattacks for small businesses. Based on a survey of over […]

Using public WiFi safely: What you need to know

Have you ever found yourself visiting a client for a coffee and needing to connect to public WiFi? It’s a common scenario, especially in our post-pandemic work-from-anywhere world. However, while free WiFi might feel like a friendly perk, it can be anything but when it’s deployed maliciously. In this blog, we’re going to dive deep […]