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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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Why You Need Onsite AND Offsite Backup

Did you know 93% of businesses will file for bankruptcy before the end of the year after a serious data loss event, and yet 80% of all companies responded that they were confident they would survive a major data loss event themselves?

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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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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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Windows 7 reaches end of life next year... what are your options? (part 2 of 2)

In my previous blog (part 1) I spoke about how Microsoft will be ending the support of Windows 7, therefore, the migration to Windows 10 will be essential come January 2020. I also discussed Microsoft 365 and how it is one of two options that could help lead this jump to Windows 7.

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VPNs - all you need to know

Data privacy is a challenge and being able to keep your data in your own hands rather than the wrong ones is an ever-growing problem.

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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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Shining a spotlight on data breaches

Pick up a newspaper these days and you rarely have to look far to find a story of a cyber-attack. Indeed, reports suggest that cybercrime is on a sharp increase, with attacks growing in complexity and effectiveness. Recent attacks highlight that threats can impact on businesses of all sizes. With that in mind, an important question arises:

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