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11+ Ways to Improve Your Email Security Today

Email accounts are used as the most common point of entry by hackers to get access to networks and either disrupt services, steal information, or spread malevolent software to more accounts. But, if you improve your email security, you can prevent this! So, What Is Email Security? Put simply, email security is a term that

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How Much Does Azure Information Protection Cost?

With increasing cyber security threats as well as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) having taken effect from 25 May 2018, businesses need to protect their sensitive data. One of the ways we recommend to our clients is by using Microsoft’s Azure Information Protection (AIP) as a way of protecting and automatically encrypting sensitive information. But,

The Different Tactics Hackers Use to Gain Access to Your Computer

We’d all like to think that hackers are spending weeks on end planning their every move to attack a business but the truth of it is nowhere near as exciting. Although this could happen to a big target, for most people it’s a lot more boring and they get ‘accidentally’ caught in the net as

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How “At Risk” Small Businesses REALLY Are to Cyber Attacks

Running a small business comes with a very specific set of challenges, like having limited resources, and often cyber security falls to the bottom of the list. But, the cost of a data breach, no matter the size of your organisation can be huge and the bad PR or image alone could be crippling as

Top 10 Software and Tech Solutions for Small Businesses

Don’t shy away from technology in your business! It’s time to get acquainted with some of the best technology and software solutions for small businesses at the moment. 1. Encrypt emails for free with My Protected Mail Of course we’re going to start with one of our own products! The introduction of GDPR has placed a

How To Protect Your Email Password From Hackers

*This article originally appeared here on LinkedIn* In my previous article I have showed how easy it is for hackers to get your outlook & 365 password. The method I showed requires the hacker to be on the same network as you (WI-FI or Local) but usually hackers will use much easier way to obtain your password: Spearhead phishing

12 Warning Signs Of A Phishing Email

The importance of online security is bigger than ever and with criminals coming up with new and inventive ways to catch you, we must remain vigilant. Previously we have discussed how to defend yourself against phishing but with increasingly clever tactics we thought we would highlight some 10 ways you can sniff out a potential threat. As

How Easy It Is To Steal Your Outlook & 365 Password

*This article originally appeared here on LinkedIn* During a penetration testing project, I was working on finding the weak spots in the IT system of the company and finding the best solutions to patch them up. The client had most of the traditional security solutions such as firewalls and external penetration was not useful / efficient.

Making sure You’re Protected From RANSOMWARE Attacks

All Disaster Recovery plans include ways of dealing with fires, floods or earthquakes, but do not mention RANSOMWARE attacks – why is that so, and what to do if you want to be protected? This article includes: 1. Defining RANSOMWARE as disaster 2. How do avoid getting infected by RANSOMWARE programs 3. How to deal

How to protect yourself from Password Hacking – Two form Authentication – (Because Just a Password is Not Enough)

Let us start with a reality check – passwords get hacked and stolen all the time, this is a fact! Passwords are compromised when they are “hacked” by professional hackers, or exposed through careless user behavior, and even discovered by “password guessing”, which uses information readily available in social media and other sources, things like birthdays, names