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5 things you can do to improve cybersecurity

As I mentioned last year, phishing attacks are on the increase. Recent studies have shown that many small businesses are seriously underprepared to deal with a security breach. With its employees being a small businesses most valuable asset, it is important to understand how you can protect them and your bu…

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Phishing emails #1 threat to UK businesses

Malicious links within emails are posing the biggest cyber threat to businesses across the UK, US, Germany and Australia, according to 59% of business decision-makers asked in a recent survey. When asked what they see as the biggest threat to their organisation, business decision-makers ranked phishing email…

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60% of small businesses shut down after cyber attacks.

It's a shocking headline, but did you know that 60% of SMBs who were victims of cyber attacks shut down within 6 months. With cyber attacks on the increase, small and medium-sized businesses are at far greater risk than larger organisations. This is why many cyber attacks, typically phishing attacks, are fo…

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Rise of the Machine Learning

The Future of Work? My daughter, Molly, (the Google Home mini expert) has recently completed her GCSE mock exams. For those who don't know, the GCSE or General Certificate of Secondary Education is a set of exams taken in England, Wales, Northern Ireland by children ages 15-16 and are the final exams before …

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Google release new touch-screen Google Home

Well, that's a headline I long to read. Unfortunately, Google has lagged behind in the personal assistant device game for some time now. In September of this year, Amazon announced a plethora of new Alexa powered devices, which are now hitting stores. The Echo Show, which enables video calling. The Ech…

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GDPR Compliance – The Sky Is Falling

Over the past few months, I've been speaking to more and more business owners about their concerns regarding GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which becomes law on 25th May 2018. The concerns appear to come from misinformation and fake news over GDPR. There are the scaremongers, reporting on the inc…

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Amazon Echo v Google Home – Family Review

With Christmas just around the corner, my inbox and messenger have started to fill up with messages from friends and family - not to wish me well, but instead to ask me which personal/home assistant device they should purchase. With both Google and Amazon reducing the price of these devices for Blac…

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Phishing Holiday

As we enter Black Friday week, and the holiday season is well underway, everyone is starting to relax and look forward to a much-needed break. Don't forget that it's now a prime time for phishing attacks. Criminals will be looking to use the latest tech offers and those must-have gifts for the kids to trick …

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