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#BacktoBasics: What is vulnerability scanning? 

21.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

Cybersecurity remains high on the agenda for businesses navigating the unprecedented landscape of 2020. With cybercriminals phishing to take advantage of the pandemic, and the shift to remote working creating new opportunities for hackers, cyber-attacks are booming.   We’re going back to the basics of cybersecurity to shine some light on vulnerability scanning, and what makes it the foundation of your IT security solution.   What is a vulnerability?  Whether it’s in your network, infrastructure or web application, a vulnerability is a flaw in the code which has the potential to be exploited by a cybercriminal. Like leaving the back door unlocked, vulnerabilities in your systems present hackers with an opportunity to let themselves inside and…

10 Cyber Security Lessons of 2016 So Far

4.7.2016 by Jenn Granger

There are so many lessons we have already learnt from 2016: if you’re a celebrity you should probably start taking very good care of your health; now is not the time to buy Euros; any business, big or small, is a…