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Are your Business Continuity Plans up to date?

Business continuity is preparing for the unexpected and plans ensure you can maintain operations during unexpected disruptions. Such disruptions can include: national emergencies sabotage natural and man-made disasters utility failures data breaches or cyber-security attack There is however a new threat that not only threatens individual businesses but whole economies…

Firewalls – What Are They and What Do They Do

Firewalls in buildings stop fires from spreading from one part of a building to the next so what do they have to do with computers? Your network does what it says, it connects different people from different departments so they can communicate and work effectively. A hacker is motivated to…

Ransomware – 7 Facts You Need to Know

Mac Viruses

Ransomware is the name given to a cyber-attack by cyber-criminals where they attack your system and network and encrypt your files making them inaccessible. They then demand a payment for a passcode so you can get back into your system and files and get working again. Here are the top…

Don’t Fall Victim to Webcam Blackmail

Many users have reported recent scam messages from individuals claiming to have intercepted their username and password. These messages often state they have been watching your screen activity and webcam while you have been unaware. Typically, attackers threaten to broadcast footage to your contacts, colleagues, or social media channels. Demanding…

Has Your Email Been Hijacked?

A common complaint by many users in recent months has been spam emails appearing to come from their own accounts. Despite not knowing why, reports of friends, family, and contacts receiving spam email that appears to come from them has worried many people. Some have had their accounts suspended or…

Got a Bad Case of Password Exhaustion?

You’re not alone! Most people use the same password everywhere – home, work, Gmail, Facebook… even for banking. Considering how many passwords we’re expected to remember and use on a daily basis, password exhaustion is a very real thing. It’s no wonder that when yet another prompt for a password…