Cyber resilience is in our sights – but there’s more to be done

by Ryan LaSalle, managing director of growth and strategy and cyber defence lead at Accenture Security for telegraph.co.uk It’s no time for complacency – but cyber resilience is on the horizon It’s a sad fact of life for those of us in cybersecurity that newsworthy security breaches are now almost a weekly occurrence. The surprisingly good […]

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GDPR – 1 Month To Go

What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) will be replacing both the Data Protection Act and Data Protection Directive, to have one regulation for all organisations to follow. GDPR was made law on the 27th April 2016 and will be enforced from the 25th May 2018. The aim is to reduce confusion and ensure […]

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How hard is it to be a Cyber Criminal?

  Not very is the answer… Just £11.00 buys you a highly effective and pretty much untraceable Cyber Attack on the bank, business or web service of your choice, as this BBC article spells out: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43893420 You don’t even have to be clever, as the provider has done all the hard work for you! How […]

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Malware – The Real Threat…

Malware is by far the biggest threat to your business when connecting to or browsing the internet. It makes newspaper headlines every day, so you would think that users would adapt to stay safe on-line, but they are failing to even follow the basics to protect themselves. Just visiting one of the 35 Million malicious […]

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Cryptocurrency Twitter Scam

Scammers impersonating tech billionaire, Elon Musk, and inventor of the Ethereum cryptocurrency, Vitalik Buterin, have stolen thousands of pounds from Twitter users. Cryptocurrency is big business. You’ve likely heard of Bitcoin and its meteoric rise in value, followed shortly by its gradual decline. There is so much potential money in cryptocurrency that they are a […]

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You can never be 100% sure about Cyber Security – actually you can!

Everyone says you can never be 100% cyber secure, but a new study from AV-Comparatives on ESETs Android Mobile Security shows you can. ESET Mobile Security detects 100% of malware in latest tests. In the most recent Android security test from AV-comparatives, ESET scored 100%, not missing any malware or reporting any false positives. AV-comparatives […]

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70 Days until GDPR becomes law…

70 x Days until your business must comply with new Europe wide General Data Protection Regulation 70 x Days until the Information Commissioners Office can require your business to demonstrate its compliance 70 x Days until the fines for non-compliance or Data loss jump 40 x fold The ICO and the Government are absolutely serious […]

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Malware had changed – unsurprisingly not for the better…

Malware has been around from the very early days of computers, it started off as a Geeks “look what I can do” type of program. Sadly those times are gone and every day, we see 30,000 malicious content websites launched and 230,000 Internet malware attacks, ranging in intention from personal data theft, Intellectual Property theft, […]

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