Cyber Essentials

Why IT security is important

Why IT security is important

IT security, also known as Cyber Security, is important in order to protect and defend all categories of data against cyber criminals. Their aim is to steal your information and compromise it in order to gain profit or put your business at risk. These cyber criminals are only getting smarter and more tactical, slowly becoming more resilient to several cyber defence methods.

Your guide to Cyber Essentials

Your guide to Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials is a scheme backed by the Government aiming to help businesses and organisations alike to be protected against a range of cyber attacks. Cyber criminals target all types of businesses, whatever their size, which is why it is so important to have an infrastructure in place that is designed to keep your business safe. 

5 quick ways to improve your Cyber Security

5 quick ways to improve your Cyber Security

A recent UK Government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey has found that 2 in 5 UK businesses have reported a cyber attack or a data breach in the last 12 months. These findings are suggesting to us that the level of cyber security breaches and attacks have amplified since Covid-19. A huge reason for this is remote working and businesses struggling to manage and oversee IT security whilst their employees are working from home.

Email security and how to recognise phishing attacks

Email security and how to recognise phishing attacks

One of the most common communication methods amongst businesses is through email. However like with most things, emails come with their own vulnerabilities and security problems. A lot of businesses will have a low security email system in order to receive emails from new and existing clients. A high security email system poses the issue of not receiving all emails which can be disruptive and inefficient in a work environment. This is why it is important to understand how to recognise fraudulent and ‘phishing’ emails and the best practises on staying safe whilst communicating through emails.