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Cyber Security

9 Tips on Securing Your Devices

Here are 3 steps for 3 different devices you can take to be more secure right now, without having to wear a tinfoil hat.

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Move Your Accounting Practice To The Cloud

Accounting firms are facing greater pressure each month. So how does Cloud computing fit into all of this? Many accounting firms are switching to Cloud infrastructure for the following main benefits

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7 Great Benefits of Cloud Computing

Affordability First of all, money talks. Cloud services used to be much more expensive, and (going back to the ’80s) Mainframe, the precursor to Cloud, was something only FTSE 500 companies could afford; now even the smallest of startups can avail themselves of the benefits of Cloud computing. This is largely due to economies of […]

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Why are Law Firms Switching to Cloud?

Cloud has become the new buzzword, and with law firms required to have Cyber Essentials certification, many are turning to Cloud in the hopes of a quick fix. There are, however, a few important considerations to keep in mind before deciding on which Cloud services provider to go with, and which services to choose.

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9 Ways You Are Helping Hackers Steal Your Information Online

Use passwords that are short and easy to guessUse the same, boring password for everythingWrite down your password on a yellow Post-It note and stick it on your computer screen/deskDo your banking using free Wi-Fi from a coffeeshop, restaurant or on the busInstall loads of games and pointless apps on your mobile phoneNever bother running […]

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What Is A Man-in-the-Middle Attack And Can You Prevent It?

There is a form of cyber attack doing the rounds called a man-in-the-middle attack, or MITM for short. Many companies have been hard-hit by it, losing out on substantial amounts of money as a result. However, it is not just companies getting hit by this specific type of cyber attack, it is also individuals, when […]

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Computer Chip Flaws: Meltdown and Spectre

Two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside almost all computers across the world were discovered last week. A microprocessor, also known as a computer chip or a Central Processing Unit (CPU) , is the brain of a computer, processing the information and transmitting data signals. As well as PC’s, computer chips also run servers, […]

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Uber Hid Huge Hack that Exposed 57 Million Users' Data

The personal information of 57 million Uber customers and drivers around the world was compromised in a data breach which was covered up by the taxi firm back in 2016. Hackers managed to access the names, email addresses and phone numbers of millions of Uber users as a result of the attack. Bloomberg, who broke […]

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Damage To Your Reputation Could Be More Costly Than The GDPR Fines

As the introduction of the GDPR draws ever closer, much has been made of the heavy fines for non-compliance. Failure to prevent a cyber attack that leads to data loss could now see your company fined either up to 4% of its annual turnover or £17 million, depending on which figure is higher. Although the […]

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Will your Network Security Strategy Protect you from Cyber Attacks?

A recent Government survey found that nearly seven in ten large companies identified a cyber breach in the last year and small to medium-sized businesses are just as likely to be targeted. With this in mind, we surveyed a variety of UK businesses to investigate what kind of network security measures they have in place. […]

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