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Records of 106 Million Travelers to Thailand Exposed

on 24-Sep-2021 13:22:26 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Security
A gargantuan cache of data totalling over 200Gb has been exposed on the web, researchers from Comparitech report. Contained within the database were records of 106 million people who travelled into Thailand during the last decade. The database was first discovered on August 22nd 2021 at which point the operator of the database was immediately informed. This rapidly led to the Thai authorities being made aware of the issue.
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BYOD=Bring your own disaster?

on 20-Aug-2021 13:00:00 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Productivity BYOD
Workplaces today have changed. They extend beyond the working hours, beyond the office and crucially beyond the hardware which is wholly owned and operated by the company. Whether you are commuting to work or even on annual leave, chances are you or your employees take a break from the break to reply to those important emails that require ‘immediate action’.
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T-Mobile breach reported, over 40 million records exposed

on 20-Aug-2021 12:34:06 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Attack Security
Mobile telecoms giant T-Mobile are the latest high profile cyberattack victim with hackers stealing a huge cache of customer data reportedly including US social security number and driving licence information among other key personal details. This breach only affects their USA customers data and UK customers are not currently thought to be at risk.
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3 Reasons to prepare a business continuity plan

on 14-Jul-2021 10:37:49 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Managed Service Strategy Productivity
A business continuity plan is the blueprint you need during an emergency to keep your business running smoothly. If you don’t already have one, here are 3 key reasons why you should focus on creating one ASAP.
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Windows PrintNightmare vulnerability

on 05-Jul-2021 14:27:48 By | Troy Midwood | 0 Comments |
Recently, a vulnerability was discovered in Windows' “Print Spooler” function, which has been categorised as a critical security vulnerability.
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UK tie for 2nd in UN 2020 Global Cyber Security Index

on 30-Jun-2021 13:00:00 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cyber Cybersecurity Security
The United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU) published its 2020 Global Cyber Security Index on Tuesday 29th June, listing USA in first place, closely followed by the UK and Saudi Arabia in a tie for second place.
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Four reasons to opt for the co-managed IT services model

on 29-Jun-2021 15:00:00 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments |
The Co-managed IT services model is one in which the business has its own IT team, but still contracts with an external managed services provider for certain services. In this blog we discuss four benefits of a co-managed IT services model.
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Western Digital My Book NAS Owners Data Remotely Wiped

on 25-Jun-2021 13:30:00 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Attack Cloud Cybersecurity Backup
Western Digital NAS owners have been advised to disconnect their devices from the internet after reports of many of the devices being remotely wiped. Western Digital My Book is a network-attached-storage device users can manage remotely via the WD My Live Book app even if the device is behind a firewall.
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Best practices for data safety in a remote work environment

on 22-Jun-2021 10:15:00 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments |
Do you have staff working from home? Of late, due to the Coronavirus crisis a lot of businesses shifted to the remote working environment. While it raises some data security concerns, they can be overcome by following a few best practices.
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Do your remote staff have full office functionality?

on 18-Jun-2021 16:11:50 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Connectivity Technology Work-from-home
There has been a large increase in remote working recently. Many employers have had to adjust rapidly to a new way of working with large numbers of traditionally office bound staff being despatched to an underequipped home office. Since the increase in remote working we have noticed frustration creeping in with certain aspects of this shift away from the fully equipped office. One of the main frustrations is no longer having the full functionality of the company phone system.
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