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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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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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Is a firewall enough to protect your network security?

We live in a hyper-sensitive era when it comes to cyber-security. News of hacks and vulnerabilities are all over the news at the moment. We value cyber-security and it is our mission to make cyber-security a less daunting prospect for our users. To do so, we have made some helpful guides. Today we will cover firewalls. A firewall is relatively well known, but few really understand what it does. 

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5 ways to improve your cyber security

2017 was a bad year for cyber security. With WannaCry causing troubles in the NHS, Equifax losing customer data and NotPetya affecting companies such as Maersk and FedEx. With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, cyber-security is again at the forefront of our consciousness. This time because the consequences of data breaches have increased exponentially.

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Google is tracking your location, even when you ask it not to...

Google is tracking user locations even after they have opted out; it has emerged.

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STATEMENT REGARDING "SPECTRE" AND "MELTDOWN" VULNERABILITIES

On 3/1/2018 (last week) news broke in the media of two security vulnerabilities which will impact almost every computing device in active use today. Named “Spectre” and “Meltdown”, the vulnerabilities arise because of design flaws in CPUs from Intel, AMD, Qualcomm and ARM which have existed for decades – and they’re important because they allow access to information in memory that should be out of reach, whether that’s passwords, keys or other data.

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