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Protect yourself and your customers from formjacking

Online retailers and other organisations using ecommerce functionality must prepare for the threat of formjacking, Symantec has warned, after detecting 3.7 million instances of the attack method in 2018. Formjacking works by inserting malicious JavaScript…

3 reasons cyber security training is essential

Organisations are always looking for ways to improve their cyber security defences, but they often overlook the value of enrolling their employees on cyber security training courses. According to a study by Centify, 77% of…

How to avoid the security mistakes that cost…

Last month, Life at Parliament View was fined £80,000 by the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) after security errors exposed 18,610 customers’ personal data for almost two years. The incident occurred when the London-based estate agency…

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in…

Remember after last month’s relatively serene cyber security scene we said this wasn’t the beginning of the GDPRevolution? July was bound to be a bounce-back month, but we couldn’t have expected the frighteningly high total…

The psychology behind phishing attacks

With 3.4 billion malicious emails sent every day, phishing poses a massive risk to organisations of all sizes. However, the threat doesn’t just come from the volume of scams, but their idiosyncrasy. The measures you…

5 ways to improve your information security in…

This blog has been updated to reflect industry developments. Originally published Mar 19, 2018. Protecting your organisation against cyber crime can sometimes feel like a never ending game of security whack-a-mole. Just as soon as…

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Phishing attacks: 6 reasons why we keep taking…

This blog has been updated to reflect industry developments. Originally published Mar 27, 2017 Phishing attacks are a persistent threat to businesses. A staggering 90% of breaches involve phishing, according to Verizon’s Data Breach Digest.…

5 essential controls to include in your cyber…

Achieving effective cyber security doesn’t have to be a long and expensive process. There are many simple controls you can implement to boost your defences. Let’s take a look at five of these must-have measures.…