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Keep up-to-date with the latest trends, hints and tips on cloud-based security

Reinforce Windows Defender with Email Security and Awareness Training

Date: May 10, 2017

Category:IT Security

In response to this week’s urgent update released by Microsoft to stop hackers taking control of computers with a single email, we’re recommending organisations review their email security solution and roll out IT end user Security Awareness Training & Testing. […]

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How Cyber Criminals Operate

Date: May 8, 2017

Category:Training

A new report from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) outlines how cyber criminals are organised, their methods, and how their activities are monetised. We’re all more aware of phishing emails and the risk of clicking on links and attachments […]

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3GRC simplifies 3rd Party Due Diligence

Date: March 6, 2017

Category:Compliance

Finance and Legal institutions play a significant role in ensuring corporate services are not used to further criminal activities, while also meeting best practice for third party risk management. However pressure is now increasing with GDPR, sophisticated cyber security risks, […]

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Cyber Criminals Target Universities in Pay Rise Scam

University Payrise Scam Email

Date: February 27, 2017

Category:Training

Action Fraud is urging university staff to take preventative action following more than 100 reports from victims receiving bogus pay rise emails. Phishing emails claiming to be from university HR departments are being used by cyber criminals to gather financial […]

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AV-TEST: Cylance Advanced Threat Prevention Test

Date: February 20, 2017

Category:IT Security

Cylance recently commissioned AV-TEST* to perform an advanced threat prevention test of enterprise endpoint protection software. The testing methodology was developed jointly to provide additive testing to the commodity Anti-Virus protection tests currently produced by AV-TEST. CylancePROTECT® was tested against […]

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2016 Research – Cyber Attacks on Law Firms Increasing

Legal Firms Risk Image

Date: January 23, 2017

Category:Training

73% of top 100 law firms targeted in 2016 The 2016 PwC Law Firms Survey reports that an increasing number of security incidents are being experienced across the UK legal sector. The research found that 73% of the UK top […]

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2017 Cyber Security? It’s all about Data.

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Date: January 18, 2017

Category:IT Security

Andy Hanson, CTO, Infosec Cloud. 2017 is up and running, so what will be keeping cyber security and compliance professionals busy this year? We believe that it’s going to be all about data. How to classify, protect and remain compliant. […]

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Stay Cyber-Safe this Christmas

online discount fraud image

Date: December 19, 2016

Category:Training

Here’s a few tips to help you stay ‘cyber-safe’ at home over the holidays. Download the list here >> Watch out for fake websites It’s very easy for cyber-criminals to create a spoofed website that looks like an official retailer […]

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Are Your Third Party Suppliers Safeguarding Your Data?

Date: December 7, 2016

Category:Compliance

The importance of knowing your third party suppliers All organisations rely on a range of partners and suppliers in order to deliver their core services, and are at risk from the unintentional or unwitting actions of these third parties  – […]

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Scottish Football Fans Phished

Date: December 6, 2016

Category:Training

The Scottish Football Association (SFA) website users have received phishing emails requesting payment for unpaid tickets. Fans who had signed up to the SFA received the  phishing emails from an email address, [email protected], appearing to be registered to the SFA. […]

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