Cloud Heroes and big data
Businesses generate huge amounts of data and want to retain it all so it can be used at a future time. This provides a challenge for storage, security and utility.
That’s a challenge Cloud Heroes can help with.Read More
Hackers selling corporate network access for cash
If a single hacker, or hacker group, running amok in your network isn’t bad enough, how about the idea of them selling access to others too?
That’s apparently what’s happening on the dark web.
A recent report from Israeli cyber-intelligence firm KELA has outlined the fact Initial Access Brokers (IABs) are selling access to 576 corporate networks for a total of $4 million.Read More
Tackling the rise in supply chain cyber attacks
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ has issued new guidance to help businesses manage the cyber security of supply chains.
Authorities are taking the threat so seriously, they have made the prevention a priority. We all should make it a priority too.
Only 13% of businesses actively review risks presented by suppliers. That’s a tiny number for what is a huge and complex web of suppliers and consumers in the UK.Read More
Fake Windows update scams targeting companies
We have seen a number of Windows update scams over the years, but according to McAfee, they are on the rise. The latest attack type is smarter and more effective than ever.
If you manage Windows machines, this is definitely something to watch out for!Read More
How cloud services balance productivity and security
The modern business environment is one of competing priorities. The business needs to make information accessible to help productivity. IT teams and security admins need to lock down information to prevent it being lost or hacked.
Both are viable priorities.
Information is essential for a business to run. We have to share information to be able to function and that will typically involve sharing, making copies and sending outside the business to clients.Read More
Cost of living scams on the increase and set to get worse
High Street banks and Citizens Advice are calling for people to be aware of a range of scams.
Scams include phishing emails supposedly from energy companies or Ofgem, WhatsApp messages from relatives who need help paying for a new phone, emails from the Department of Work and Pensions telling you to apply for cost of living payments and others.
As always when things get tough, scammers seek to benefit from it.Read More