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Cybersecurity: Top Tips from a Business Leader

25.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

It only takes one hacker a single hour to bring your business down. Recent stats reveal that 64% of businesses consider a lack of budget to be a barrier to further IT adoption. But with cybersecurity threats always imminent, how do you decide where to spend your money? With budgets tight, we speak to Mark Blackhurst, Co-Founder of Digital Next, who gives his insight into cybersecurity in the world of business and where we should be focussing our energy. About Mark Mark is the joint founder of Digital Next - a company that has grown rapidly to have more than…

How Can You Plug The IT Skills Gap?

26.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

A growing business is a booming business. You’ve got new team members, plans for a bigger office space and the figures keep getting better. Add that to a positive, can-do attitude and you’ve got yourself a winner! With your business…

Cyber-Crime: What Is The Risk?

29.8.2017 by Al McCloud

Cyber-attacks are increasing in severity and magnitude. This is in no small part because businesses are failing to identify the many different ways that attacks are carried out by cyber-criminals . The global cost of cyber-crime is in the millions,…

2015: The Year of the Cyberthreat?

9.6.2015 by Jenn Granger

In case there was any doubt about whether cyber security is still turning up like a bad penny, a new report shows it is. In fact, it’s more like a whole piggy bank, as security experts are warning that cyber…

Learn from Other People’s Security Mistakes

15.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

Whether it’s your friend standing a little bit too close to a sparkler (OK, that was me), or any of the celebrities on Geordie Shore doing just about anything, it’s important to learn from the mistakes of others. And this…

Internet Explorer – The New Security Flaw

28.4.2014 by Jenn Granger

Following the recent Heartbleed horror, and raising concerns that there’s some kind of cyber-apocalypse going on that we weren’t warned about, on Saturday a new flaw was found in Internet Explorer. It affects versions 6-11 and Microsoft is (probably painfully)…

Bleeding Hearts & Passwords: Security Information

9.4.2014 by Jenn Granger

If a ‘Heartbleed bug’ sounds like it would be bad news for your body’s system, in reality it’s even worse for your computer’s. This vulnerability is big, and it’s probably affecting you, right now. What’s the crack? Yesterday the OpenSSL…

Baring Business Breaches

27.3.2014 by Jenn Granger

Whilst some high profile companies can’t escape the publicity that a massive security breach brings (Target, for example), unsurprisingly, not every business wants to shout it from the rooftops. It’s better for them as they can quickly and quietly resolve…

How to Protect yourself on Safer Internet Day

11.2.2014 by Guest

Today we're thrilled to have some top tips from Phil Smith, Technical Director at EncryptionBox, the award winning data storage, sharing and messaging application. Phil has been involved in the web and programming for over 15 years having spent time in…

Sinister Printers and Other Silent Attackers

4.2.2014 by Jenn Granger

The hot topic of the moment is protection, but I’m not talking hiring two beefy bodyguards – not literally at least. Following Snowden, the NSA, and generally finding out cyber security is as leaky as a lump of Swiss cheese,…