Remote working into the future

Enforced remote working has permanently changed business thinking For many, coronavirus has been disruption but for others it has been about survival. Workplaces not safe, demand non-existent. It’s clear we can’t just pick up where we left off and permanent remote working look ever more likely for many businesses. Remote working is here to stay: Although […]

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Things are not always what they seem…

When things look familiar, it’s easy to proceed without checking. This is where one mouse click could kill your business… With millions working from home with little or no meaningful Internet security, it’s been ‘open season‘ for Cybercriminals. Malware first launched 5 or 10 years ago is again getting huge traction as home and small business routers […]

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Hackers revive ancient malware to hit remote workers

Social Engineering Malware is again growing in popularity – because it still works! Hackers are using years-old malware for fresh attacks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The result? A surge of remote access spyware, trojans, botnets, keyloggers, many highly dangerous. They rely on social engineering and phishing campaigns to spread in a shift to remote working. • NetWiredRC, […]

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Work from home – securely

The new “Normal” –  Working from Home… The new Criminal “Normal” – Easy passwords, no meaningful security, easy Phishing… With Sensitive Data on Company Laptops, its easy pickings for criminals to take advantage of the lax, or non-existent home security staff are using to access company data and cash. You always lock your house because […]

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MoD stockpiles 550 Zoom accounts despite security concerns

MOD also invests in 10,000 Microsoft 365 accounts and 20,000 units of hardware The MoD has purchased 550 Zoom video conferencing licenses despite ongoing security concerns raised by security agencies in both the UK and the US. The MoD licences represent 75% of the video conferencing purchased by six major government departments, including 150 for the Cabinet Office, […]

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Percentages you need to know!

90% of small and medium size businesses have at least one member of staff working from home and 20% have more than half their workforce away from their offices. Why? There are two main reasons: Because it makes brilliant business sense! With 70% of the SME sector using Cloud based applications (Microsoft Office 365 to name […]

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