#LAYERUP for World Password Day this May
May 4th is already a popular date for fans of a certain sci fi franchise, but hopefully the date doesn’t just pass you by without you noticing it’s also World Password Day! Once you have stopped celebrating this momentous occasion and the cake is all gone, perhaps don’t groan too much at the idea of…Read More
Phishing Scams 101
Phishing scams have become a pervasive threat to businesses of all sizes and industries. These attacks involve the use of deceptive emails, texts, and phone calls to trick individuals into divulging sensitive information or clicking on a link that infects their device with malware. The consequences of a successful phishing attack can be devastating for…Read More
Top mobile security threats and how to protect against them
Our mobile phones are rarely more than an arm’s reach away, they are our fastest gateway to the digital world, and this is not something that has gone unnoticed by hackers. Here we will look at the top mobile security threats and how you can protect against them. According to the ONS report for…Read More
How is Artificial Intelligence changing cybersecurity?
Today we will look at how AI is changing cybersecurity and what it means for business. As touched on in our last article, Cybersecurity challenges and trends for 2023, the new year brought with it further acceleration and adoption of artificial intelligence led security systems, anti-virus software and in contrast, automated machine learning hacking tools.…Read More
Cybersecurity challenges and trends for 2023
A new year is a good time to take stock, the same goes for gaining an understanding of the changes and updates in the world of cybersecurity. While this may not always feel like a pressing topic, in business, the best thing we can do is be prepared to meet challenges that we are likely…Read More
What will Web3 mean for cybersecurity?
What is Web3 and why is it happening? At 33 years old, the internet has become both omnipresent in the lives of a vast number of people globally, and omniscient in the way it collects data on us, knows our preferences, our habits, our routines, location, personal information, and the things we like to watch…Read More
Password protection pitfalls and how to avoid them.
What’s in a name? We are frequently reminded and prompted every time we make a new password to ensure it is ‘strong’ and not easily guessable or hackable by bad actors and hackers. Despite these warnings many people still use repeated passwords or combinations of names of loved ones and birthdays or other significant dates…Read More
Keep up to speed with Cyber Security
In a previous post we looked at Cyber Hygiene and the importance of building cyber security practices into the heart of your operations. In this article we will be furthering the philosophy that prevention is better than cure, with a comprehensive list of resources that can help you keep up to speed with the rapid…Read More
Cyber hygiene – prevention is better than cure
What is cyber hygiene Cyber hygiene is an ordered routine of specific tools, checks and practices which safeguard the handling of essential data, and secure networks and ‘attack surfaces’ (the areas in your network that are vulnerable to attack). Cyber hygiene practices are specific to the needs of the organisation and of specific individuals or…Read More
Why does your organisation need a cyber security policy?
In our last post we discussed the impact of our working from home (WFH) and hybrid remote working styles on organisational security. The context for this is a rapidly expanding cybersecurity sector and a critical level of cyber-attacks from hackers in response to new technologies and software that seek to prevent them. In turn there…Read More
What will hybrid remote work styles mean for organisational security?
Working from home (WFH) and remote working are terms we have become extremely familiar with over the last few years. As many businesses were forced into a remote, work from home setup overnight, there has been a deficit of contact and flexibility that hybrid working has the potential to address now we can return to…Read More
Why Email Encryption Projects Fail and How to Make Sure Yours Doesn’t
All too often we meet companies who tell us how their last email encryption solution didn’t work for them. They found themselves with a provider that did not deliver or perhaps they anticipated so much more then what was actually delivered. If a solution to a problem creates more problems than it solves – you…Read More
3 of the Most Common Business Email Compromise Attacks in 2021
What are the most common business email compromise attacks and what strategies or tactics can you use to mitigate against them? Learn about it here.Read More
New Industries Should Get Ready to Comply with the Revised Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS2)
New industries will need to comply with the revised NIS2 directive. How will these proposed changes effect your company?Read More
What Is An Insider Threat and How Do You Deal With It?
34% of data breaches in the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Report involve internal actors. Read our post to learn how to prevent insider threats.Read More
How Secure Is Gmail and Outlook For Business?
Is your organisation also considering a digital transformation? Learn how email encryption and signing makes digital transformation possible.Read More