Andrew Allen

Andrew Allen

As a Professional Member of The Chartered Institute for IT and his nearly 20 years in business, Andrew is able to connect with and help executives and owners leverage the power of technology to deliver lasting results.

The Cloud is fantastic...

Working in the Cloud is superb. There are literally thousands of different platforms and operators of Cloud-based services to choose from; providing you with a reliable, adaptable and responsive worki...

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Data Breaches are destroying our businesses

Everyone should be aware of the fact that data breaches are serious. It’s not because these firms did not have an appropriate protection system in place that they went under, it’s because they were no...

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Wordpress Sites Hacked to Propagate Scam Campaign

The hacking campaign makes use of previously known vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins. Some of the vulnerable plugins exploited include the ‘CP Contact Form with PayPal’ and the ‘Simple Fields’. Mor...

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Ransomware Operators turn evil for late and non-paying victims

A group of ransomware actors have threatened to publish data stolen from a German automotive supplier. Another group announced that they are going to release 9.5GB of data of a healthcare firm.   Sour...

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Ransomware: Don't let your business be defrauded too

The cyber threat is very real; a breach in cyber security resulting in the theft, loss or corruption of data, occurs every second in businesses and homes around the globe. 

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Watch out for Online Identity Theft

In this day and age, most of us spend our time online. Whether it’s on social media, online shopping or informative pages – you’ll find it hard to disagree with us that crucial information related to ...

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Hackers strike again with a new Ransomware plot.

Ransomware gangs have signalled to publish the data stolen from victims who refuse to pay the ransom. Cybercriminals behind the Maze ransomware have erected a website on the public internet that ident...

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Cybersecurity in 2019: Expectation Vs Reality

In 2019, 32 percent of breaches and 78 percent of cyber-espionage incidents were carried out through phishing attacks. Automation gained grounds in security operations across many organisations this y...

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The Most Common Passwords Found From Breaches in 2019

Researchers analysed data leaked in various data breaches to bring this study forward. Passwords ‘12345,’ ‘123456,’ and ‘123456789’ were the most common passwords, followed by ‘test1’ and, of course t...

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5 Traits to Look for in an Effective CIO

There are times when you do not have the technology expertise required within your company to plan a project or to solve a problem that feels like it is crippling one or more business operations. Ther...

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