Gut Check your own Security Strategy

At Microsoft Envision, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer Brad Smith shared some tips for how companies can gut check their own security strategy 1. Have you enabled multi-factor authentication? Who has the authority to grant exceptions? How many exceptions...

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2017, The Year when Cybercrime hit close to home

The past 12 months have seen a number of unprecedented cyber-attacks in terms of their global scale, impact and rate of spread. Already causing widespread public concern, these attacks only represent a small sample of the wide array of cyber threats we now face. Europol’s 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) identifies the main cybercrime threats and provides key recommendations to address the challenges.

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Cyber resilience forum goes from strength to strength!

The Humber Business Resilience Forum (HBRF) is a free cyber resilience resource for all organisations in the Humber region.  It has been a huge success with over 200 members benefiting from free resources, seminars, workshops and desk top cyber exercises. Norman...

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Cyber Attack Prevention, Step-by-Step.

The latest edition of the London Protect Newsletter has recently been released and contains some fantastic information on how to prepare for and respond to a cyber breach/attack. They’ve provided a handy step by step guide on what you can do, whichwe have detailed the...

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Cyber & Data Liability Insurance Event

  On Tuesday the 5th September, we gathered alongside 58 other business professionals, at the Hallmark Hotel in North Ferriby. Everyone who attended was there to learn more about how to protect themselves and their businesses with Cyber and Data Liability...

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When is your business most likely to get hit by spam?

Did you know, spam attacks increased by 400% in the past 12 months? Do you know what spam is and when you are likely to be hit by it?           This year alone, almost 44% of spam messages contained a malicious attachment according to the IBM...

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Complicated passwords? Not anymore!

Bill Burr, Password Guru, once told the world that passwords must be complicated to make them secure – think 0 substituted for o, 5 substituted for s, upper and lower-case letters alongside random numbers and punctuation – it turns out he got this pretty wrong, and...

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GDPR … It’s coming and BREXIT won’t stop it!

We all know the Data Protection Act and think that the GDPR is not going to be that different, some people think that it is just some bureaucrats in Brussels tinkering around and trying justify their salary. BUT: If you are of this mindset stop, look in the mirror and...

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