Security

7 Online Security Tips for Small Businesses

7 Online Security Tips for Small Businesses

The rise in cyberattacks against businesses makes it more important than ever to keep your systems secure. For many small businesses without in-house know-how, this can seem an uphill challenge. To help, here are some useful tips to keep your business protected from a range of the most important threats. 1. Take out insurance Cyber …

How to Protect Your Business from Phishing

How to Protect Your Business from Phishing

Phishing is the most common form of cyberattack and one that can have a significant impact on businesses and consumers. Here, we’ll look at what phishing is and what experts, including the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), advise businesses to do to protect themselves and their customers. What is a phishing attack? Phishing is a …

7 Ways to Make Your Data More Secure

7 Ways to Make Your Data More Secure

As Clive Humby famously said, Data is the new oil. It’s a commodity so valuable that cybercriminals go to great lengths to get their hands on it. And when they do, they use it for extortion and to sell to other criminals on the dark web. If that isn’t worrying enough, the means by which …

7 Common Ways Hackers Crack Passwords

7 Common Ways Hackers Crack Passwords

We use passwords everywhere. We need them to log in to our websites, apps, online accounts and even the devices we access them on. Unfortunately, cybercriminals have discovered increasingly clever ways to find out what they are. To keep you up to date with their growing sophistication and to put you in a better position …

Websites Using Let’s Encrypt Affected By Android Issues

Websites Using Let’s Encrypt Affected By Android Issues

Site owners that use the free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate have been warned that, from next September, their websites will no longer work on older Android operating systems. The issue, which will affect a third of all Android devices, including smartphones, could prevent over 220 million websites working properly. Launched by the Internet Safety Research …

How Analytics Can Help Businesses Stay Secure

How Analytics Can Help Businesses Stay Secure

Businesses are using big data analytics for all kinds of purposes, from helping to improve operational processes to discovering market insights. However, with the growing threat of cyberattacks, many are turning to analytics to help protect their systems and comply with regulations. Here, we’ll take a close look at what security analytics is and how …