• 28 June 2017

    Information Commissioner's Office toughens stance on SME data breaches with latest fine

    Posted by Andrew Ogilvie in Security

    There is much talk and coverage in the IT industry at the moment about businesses needing to prepare for For SM…

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  • 15 May 2017

    Ransomware Prevention and Recovery Strategies

    Posted by Andrew Ogilvie in Security

    On Friday 12th May many organisations around the world, including parts of Britain's NHS, were disrupted by attacks using ransomware software called Wannacry. Ransomware is malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users’ access to …

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  • 24 April 2017

    DDOS Mitigation Services

    Posted by Andrew Ogilvie in Security

    A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack involves attackers flooding a network or service with so many requests that the systems reach capacity and grind to a halt. Over the years DDOS techniques have evolved from simply flooding firewalls or D…

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  • 15 November 2016

    What is Cyber Essentials?

    Posted by Andrew Ogilvie in Security

    Cyber Essentials is an IT security accreditation scheme that since October 2014 has been mandatory for suppliers bidding for UK Government contracts which involve handling personal and providing many ICT products and services. Cyber Essentials set…

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