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Cyber Security and the Threats to Home Working

Cyber Security and the Threats to Home Working

The last 2 years have been strange, to say the least. But arguably the biggest effect it has had on the way we do business has been the necessity for working from home. Many SMEs had very little experience of this and were bounced into it with very little time to prepare, or to understand many of the implications of what this actually meant.
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Press Release - Cyber security experts warn of risks of relying on technology

Press Release - Cyber security experts warn of risks of relying on technology

H2 published this press release via Pronounce Media on 23 August 2021, outlining the issues many SMEs are facing in trying to decide whether or not they have the whole Cyber security thing covered, or whether they just think they have!!
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Cyber Support is as essential as IT Support (and is not the same thing)

Cyber Support is as essential as IT Support (and is not the same thing)

An interesting discussion started by my old mate Ian Murphy on LinkedIn, was essentially trying to ask why the majority of business leaders out there hate security. It’s interesting because there are as many opinions as the proverbial pebbles on a beach. My take is not straight forward either.
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Supply Chain Attacks

Supply Chain Attacks

An often forgotten element of Cyber security is within a company’s supply chain. The threat has been around for awhile now but is starting to become much more prevalent targeting your suppliers as a means to get to you. Manufacturers for instance, often use what is known as ‘just in time supply’, ie they have an electronic connection to their key suppliers who are connected up to the company’s inventory, and automatically resupply when an item runs low. It’s efficient and prevents the holding of unnecessary stock. But it can, if not done correctly, drive a coach and horses through your security.
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Ransomware and SMEs

Ransomware and SMEs

REvil, Wizard Spider, Grief, Ragnar, they sound like they should be in a Marvel comic. But there’s nothing funny about these guys. Operating in countries that do not cooperate with international law agencies and not caring who they attack, including health care organisations, Ransomware gangs are on the increase.
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