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Windows 7 End of Life: All you need to know.

Those that follow this blog will be aware we wrote about Windows 7 End of Life back in January. At the time that may have seemed like a life time away. It isn't any more.

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In case you missed it: The latest on cyber security.

In a society driven by technology, cyber security is dominating the headlines more than ever, and the past week was no exception. From high profile data breaches to cities being held by ransomware, there is always a story in the cyber security world.  

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The Worst Data Breaches Of All Time

In the digital era, our online information is more vulnerable than ever. Data breaches are happening daily, and whilst some are minor and go unnoticed, others are so major they can put a whole company at risk. In January 2019 alone, exactly, 1,769,185,063 user records were leaked!

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8 Email Security Tips You NEED to know.

In 2015, the number of emails sent and received per day was over 205 billion. By comparison, WhatsApp handles a meagre 65 billion message per day.

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How to make a password that doesn't SUCK.

Passwords are required for nearly everything in the digital world we live in. For our phones, computers, websites, accounts and much more. 

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5 Ways To Prepare Your Staff For A Cyber Attack

A new report by BSI's Cybersecurity and Information Resilience division stated that 73% of organisations are worried about security. However, one in six have no plan in place, and a third conduct no type of security testing. We hear about cyber-attacks almost every day in the news. With the rate of cybercrime increasing, businesses are now asking the question of ‘WHEN’ not ‘IF’ a cyber-attack will occur.

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10 Unbelievable Facts About Cyber Security!

When the Internet was created 30 years ago by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, it was new and exciting being used to share information by connecting people. However, as time has progressed, the Internet has developed immensely, becoming a scary place full of risks. Did you know that there are 4.29 billion internet users in 2019? An increase of 366 million from 2018

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What you should do if your business is hacked!

It is something all businesses dread. You have been hit by a cyber-attack. Despite our best efforts, cyber attacks are on the increase and it is now more of a question of when, not if your business is attacked. Cyber attacks can happen for a number of reasons but research has shown that in 2018, 48% of data security breaches are caused by acts of malicious intent with human error or system failure accounting for the rest.

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Are these the worst passwords of 2018?

The holiday season is over. The nights are longer and the weather colder but as we begin our journey through the new year, why not stop for a moment and take a glimpse back at 2018. What lessons could we learn? According to one software company, many of us should take a serious look at our choice of passwords. We have featured lists of the 'worst passwords' before, but even with the reality of the increase in cyber attacks it seems people still cannot get to grips with passwords.

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5 common cyber-security mistakes you could be making...

You may have never experienced a cyber-attack, but the chances of you experiencing one are increasing as the amount of malware being produced is rising. A report from Panda Security revealed that 230,000 new malware samples are produced every day and that this is predicted to keep growing.

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