Category Archives: Security

WannaCry attack updates

Wannacry Ransomware Attack

I’m sure you’re all aware of the ransomware attack that occurred over the weekend, affecting organisations all over the country, including the NHS, and thousands of businesses across Europe. This particular attack was enabled by an NSA-built piece of malware, that is particularly aggressive in its infection method, and looking past the usual media hype, […]

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Simple steps for safe cloud storage

SC Mag

This article first appeared in SC Magazine on 30 October 2015. The take-up of cloud services is increasing as businesses are reassured by advancements in security protection. In the UK, the Cloud Industry Forum believes that 2015 will see a cloud growth spurt with first-time cloud-adopters increasing by 15 percent. In the US, surveys already […]

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Crowd Sprawl: an oft-overlooked threat to your data

The ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) is trend is sweeping offices around the world, showing no signs of slowing down. As BYOD is employee driven, companies must adapt quickly to this technology. Since the BYOD phenomenon began, employees have been taking advantage of the cloud and the benefits of being able to share and access […]

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CryptoLocker: threatening to encrypt the IT industry, and they’re not giving you the key

CryptoLocker

Every day technology is becoming an increasingly important part of our lives and like the majority of employees; my business tasks now revolve almost entirely around computers. As technology evolves to make our lives simpler, we are also opening ourselves up to worryingly sophisticated attacks by cyber criminals. CryptoLocker is the latest cyber threat holding […]

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