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How to avoid social engineering scams

Cyber criminals have many tricks up their sleeves when it comes to compromising sensitive data. They don’t always rely on system vulnerabilities and sophisticated hacks; they’re just as likely to target an organisation’s employees. The…

5 ways to improve your information security in…

Protecting your organisation against cyber attacks can sometimes feel like a never-ending game of security whack-a-mole. As soon as you’ve secured one weakness, another one appears. This can demoralise any organisation and make them believe…

A guide to cyber security for marketing agencies

If your marketing agency is under the impression that cyber security is strictly an IT issue, you should think again. Effective security is a company-wide commitment, and marketers play one of the most crucial roles.…

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.…

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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…