Your employees could be your biggest cyber security threat

In a survey carried out earlier this year 45% of employees would be willing to sell information regarding their company, with 25% of employees willing to do this for as little as £1000. This information can include, but is not

NSA Issues BlueKeep Malware Warning For Microsoft Windows Users

The National Security Agency (NSA) in the US has issued a warning to those making use of Microsoft Windows to ensure that their systems are up to date so as to safeguard themselves against malware attacks and similar. Administrators are

One Third Of Businesses Suffer Cyber Attack

No business is immune to cyber attack threats these days, as many as one-third of businesses have suffered an online attack in the last year which, whilst a reduction from the 43% from the year before, is still a huge

Is It Time To Invest More In Employee Cyber Security Training?

Most businesses will invest their time and money into cyber security programmes and protection but one area that is often neglected, however, is that of your employee training. Research conducted by Microsoft recently highlighted the role that employees play in

Why Employees Could Make Or Break Cyber Security Goals

Businesses of any size are under threat of a cyber breach at all times, particularly if they do not have professional and managed security services. However, whatever system they have in place, it is essential to get all members of

All Employees ‘Need To Be Aware Of Cyber Crime’

The most common cyber security breaches occur as a result of malware delivered via emails, which means it’s essential that all staff understand cyber crime and how to prevent it. An article for The HR Director recently pointed out that

British Banks Take Part In Cyber-Attack Exercise

British banks and other financial services providers took part in an exercise to ascertain how secure their computer systems are by getting involved in a cyber-attack war game. On Friday November 10th, some of the largest financial institutions in the

You Put Your Jewels In the Cloud With No Firewall?

You did what! You put your jewels in cloud with no firewall? An observation (read rant) by Mark Oakton, Security Director of Infosec Partners Group. Placing your jewels in an an Azure (or AWS or Google) environment without your own firewall? I don’t

UK At Risk Of ‘Huge Cyber Attack’, Says Security Expert

News of digital hacks causing huge information risks may well be hitting the headlines constantly, but that doesn’t mean the UK is employing the cyber security consulting services needed ready to deal with it. That’s the message from the National

How secure is your smartphone?

When the American Department of Justice in March of this year, announced that it no longer needed Apple to help them access data on an iPhone 5C belonging to someone responsible for a terrorist attack, there was much speculation surrounding who it was that provided the tools they needed to extract the data on the phone.

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