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Covid-19 and the Cyber Issues of a Remote Workforce 

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The coronavirus outbreak has impacted businesses around the world whether they were ready for it or not. In March, when the government announced the mandatory shutdowns of offices across the UK, an unprecedented number of people found themselves working from home – indefinitely. As a result, organisations and IT Teams have spent the last month trying to enable an entire remote

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5 Tips for Password Security: How secure is your password?

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The internet has been around for over 30 years and not surprisingly we still haven’t learnt our lesson about online password security. With so many high profile hacks last year from British Airways and TicketMaster to Reddit and Marriot, you would think we’d change our online habits.
Password security company SplashData evaluated millions of leaked passwords in the past

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5 Basic Cyber Security Tips for SMEs

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According to the UK government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017, 1 in 2 small or medium-sized enterprises (SME) experienced a cyber security breach within the preceding 12 months. With SMEs accounting for 99.9% of Britain’s 5.5 million private sector businesses, it is clear that adequate cyber security has become a necessity for almost all businesses.
Small businesses are becoming

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WannaCry! Ransomware

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The NHS (among many others globally) was affected by an outbreak of malware known as WannaCry! last Friday causing widespread problems and a frenzy of media coverage.
The facts you should know about the WannaCry! malware:

The malware is called “WannaCry”
It is a type of “ransomware” which encrypts the files of infected machines to extort money from

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