You may have seen recent news about the costs of cyber insurance soaring in response to the rise in cyber-attacks. This may well have highlighted the new reality in which targeted cyber-attacks by skilled and persistent criminals are now affecting all organisations, from the public to the private sector.


Every year the National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ, produces a report on the cyber threat to business. The 2017 edition makes grim reading. The WannaCry ransomware attack in May spread rapidly and randomly, affecting more than 200,000 computers across 150 countries including parts of the NHS, Nissan and Honda in the UK. All businesses need to take a proactive approach to cybersecurity. Here are some tips on the most basic measures you can take to start protecting your company.

IT Support

Outsourced IT support can sometimes be a scary subject for businesses, the idea of there no longer being a person (or team of people) sat inside of your business controlling everything IT related is hard concept for some businesses leaders to deal with.

Technology has now become the biggest part of almost all businesses, from mobile phones and PC’s to signing in and stock control. With this increased reliance on IT, how can you make sure you get full support?

So why look at outsourced IT? Here are a few reasons why:


What is Phishing?

Phishing is a cybercrime that is increasing across the globe. Phishing itself is where a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information. This normally includes banking details, credit cards, passwords, access to other sensitive data (databases of addresses etc) and even sometimes urgent requests for payments and services.

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