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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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Social media at work what could go wrong?

on 15-Jun-2021 18:45:00 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments |
As a business, there is no doubt today that you need to make your presence felt on major social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. But social media also exposes you to cybercriminals. In this post we talk about the steps you can take to ensure your social media account doesn’t become a gateway for cybercriminals to access your data.
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Major Outage at Fastly CDN Disrupts Internet Services Globally

on 09-Jun-2021 12:45:00 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cloud Technology
Major websites across the globe suffered an outage when a configuration error at cloud computing giant Fastly was deployed to all of its POPs (Points of Presence) globally.
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Business continuity planning: A must-have, not a luxury

on 08-Jun-2021 10:19:00 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments |
Business continuity planning is not an alien concept anymore. In recent times we have witnessed a lot of events that only serve to further intensify the need for business continuity planning. Examples include natural calamities like hurricanes, floods, wildfires, events like terror attacks or even pandemics like the recent Covid-19 outbreak.
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Ransomware attack hits multinational meat supplier

on 02-Jun-2021 13:02:58 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Ransomware
The world's largest meat processing company is the latest high profile target of a sophisticated ransomware attack. The company, JBS, believe the attack originated from a Russian criminal group. The attack forced JBS to temporarily shut down operations in Australia, Canada and the US.
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