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What is a DoS (denial-of-service) attack?

Denial-of-service (DoS) attacks are intended to shut down or severely disrupt an organisation’s systems. Unlike most cyber attacks, the goal isn’t to steal sensitive information but to frustrate the victim by knocking their website offline.…

A guide to cyber security for e-commerce businesses

If there’s one certainty about cyber crime, it’s that criminals are always looking to acquire sensitive data. Whether you’re a small e-tailer with a handful of employees or a multinational, you must take steps to…

Cyber security statistics for small organisations

No matter what size your organisation is, it will suffer a cyber attack sooner or later. There are simply too many malicious actors and too many vulnerabilities for you to identify. Unfortunately, SMEs often fall…

Why MSPs and their partners must prioritise cyber…

Cyber attackers have been increasingly turning their attention to MSPs (managed service providers) in recent years, with devastating results. MSPs often work with dozens, if not hundreds, of organisations – so a single vulnerability can…

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Is your organisation ready for the DSP Toolkit…

Each year, certain healthcare organisations must complete a self-assessment via the DSP (Data Security and Protection) Toolkit to demonstrate their data security and information governance compliance. The deadline is normally 31 March, but in light of…

What are the best cyber security training courses?

There has never been a better time to start a career in cyber security. Organisations’ reliance on technical solutions has only increased with the global switch to remote working, creating a huge demand for qualified…